Boynton Park is Worcester's second largest city-park, physically located within the town of Paxton. It features a baseball diamond, a picnic area and many hiking and nature trails around the park, which connect to many other publicly accessible green spaces. Silver Spring cuts through the middle of Boynton Park.
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The area around Coes Pond offers an accessible, multi-generational park and playground. There are approximately 5 miles of walking trails including the East-West Trail that link John J. Binienda Memorial beach, Columbus Park and Reed Memorial Rectangular Field and playground.
Apricot Street Playground is a small neighborhood park (2.3 acres) located on the corner of Merchant and Apricot Streets near the Worcester-Leicester line. This park features a small playground, a swing set, and a few picnic tables. Apricot Street Playground has been a City Park since 1940.
Named for the cascading waterfall visible from Cataract Street, Cascades Park abuts a number of other conservation areas and parks. This park has a number of hiking and nature trails which consist of interesting geographic features, most notably, the waterfall which leads into Cook Pond.