Named for the cascading waterfall visible from Cataract Street, Cascades Park abuts a number of other conservation areas and parks. This park has many hiking and nature trails which consist of interesting geographic features, most notably, the waterfall which leads into Cook Pond.
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
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.
Located across the street from Foley Stadium, Beaver Brook Park is home to both Ted Williams Little League and the Worcester Vikings youth football program. It offers many paved walking paths with pedestrian lighting, as well as numerous playing fields. It’s one of the City’s busiest parks.
Ty Cobb Park is located on James Street near the Worcester-Auburn line. This park features two little league baseball fields and a softball field. Ty Cobb Park is the home of Ty Cobb Little League, which was established in 1952, being one of the first three Little Leagues in Worcester.