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Tell us: What’s the best green space in Greater Boston?

Help us make a guide to Boston's best parks and green spaces for spring.

Anna Goszczynska (left) helps her daughter, Marysia Goszczynska (right), lift her granddaughter Maja (center) at The Arnold Arboretum on May 12, 2019. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Spring has sprung! 

With the weather warming up and the days getting brighter, a lot more time will be spent outside, enjoying the sunshine on a morning run or afternoon picnic.

For many people, another pandemic winter made mental health struggles even more challenging this year. But time outdoors can be an antidote to feelings of anxiety or sadness. Green spaces, like those that make up the Emerald Necklace, offer mental, social, and physical benefits, according to a University of Delaware study.

We’re looking to create guide of the best parks and green spaces in Greater Boston and we want to know which ones are favorites among readers. When spring fever hits and you want to spend time outdoors, which parks, gardens, or trails do you head for? 


Fill out the survey below or email us at [email protected] to tell us about your favorite Boston-area green spaces and we may feature your response in a future article.