Welcome to Hyde Park
Peaceful and scenic neighborhood nestled in Boston’s southernmost locale
At the southern edge of Boston, you’ll find the tranquil and welcoming Hyde Park neighborhood. Exuding both urban and suburban characteristics, this community feels tucked away from the busyness of daily life. While northern parts of the area are a bit more city-like, every sub-neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. Southern parts of Hyde Park are located minutes from lush green spaces, as well as sprawling spots designed for outdoor recreation.
Those looking to relocate to this community will be pleased to discover an abundance of spacious and beautiful homes. Spanning a variety of architectural styles, many properties date back between the early 1900s to the mid-century. Quaint single-family homes and breathtaking two-stories are available in equal numbers.
What to Love
- Quiet residential neighborhood with peaceful, tree-shaded streets
- Family-friendly amenities and close proximity to outdoor spaces
- Short drive to Interstate 95 and surrounding cities
Convenience and serenity are two core components of life in Hyde Park. Blending suburban and urban characteristics, this neighborhood is a unique mix of environments. Select areas — such as those found along Truman Parkway and Enneking Parkway — are scenic, undisturbed, and calm. Other parts of the community are a bit more densely packed with homes and businesses, yet remain quite relaxed and peaceful.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Despite being a mostly residential neighborhood, quality shopping and dining establishments can be found in and near Hyde Park.
Various stores are also located across the expanse of Hyde Park. Small and locally-owned shops include Dune Jewelry, Essence of Thyme Cafe and Gift Shop, and Central Paint & True Value. A short drive from the neighborhood, pick up whatever you want or need at chain stores such as Best Buy, Petco, Bed Bath & Beyond, L.L.Bean, Costco, and Whole Foods Market.
Things to Do
Get acquainted with Hyde Park by learning more about the area’s best places to unwind and have a good time.
Outdoor and sports enthusiasts find life in this neighborhood to be particularly suitable, thanks to the ample availability of green spaces. Discover the endless list of amenities found at places such as Smith Pond Playground, Hyde Park Skatepark, Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area, Iacono Playground, Kelly Field, Reservation Road Multisport Field, and at the Neponset River Reservation.
Venturing outside of Hyde Park, there are even more outdoor spaces awaiting your arrival. Plan a day of adventure at Fowl Meadow hiking trail, Blue Hills Ski Area, Blue Hills Reservation, Hillside Pond, Harland Street Conservation Area, and Wollaston Golf Club.