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.
Bailey-Prouty Playground is located on the very western edge of Worcester, almost on the Paxton/Leicester line. This park features a baseball diamond and a playground. The playground includes a slide, climbing structures, and more! This park is home of John W. Spillane Memorial Field.
Logan Field was purchased in 1928, from the trustees of the Speedway Glens. It was named for James Logan who served as Mayor of the City for four years and was a pioneer in the playground movement. The head of the Blue Square Trail, which leads to God's Acre and Tetasset Ridge, starts here.
Location: 151 Cataract Street - Map
Size: 69.1 acres
Parking Lot(s): No