Lynn Heritage State Park

Lynn Heritage State Park
590 Washington Street
Lynn, MA 01901

Lynn Heritage State Park celebrates this remarkable city's past and the people who built it. Stroll in the beautifully landscaped 4 1/2 acre Waterfront Park. Benches afford a place to rest and a shade shelter provides protection on bright summer days. A long boardwalk borders the seawall and offers a sweeping view across Lynn Harbor and Massachusetts Bay, with the Boston skyline in the distance. There's also a lively flow of boats to watch from the nearby public marina. a walk along the boardwalk will bring you to the colorful nine panel mosaic mural of ceramics and Venetian glass, depicting Lynn's history, natural beauty and coastline.

Hours: 

Visitors Center hours: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 4:00 PM

Admission: 

Free

Driving Directions: 

The Visitors Center is at the corner of Washington and Union Streets. From the North: Rtes. 128/I-95 South to exit 44, Rte. 1 South. Take first exit to Rte 129 East. Follow Rte. 129 East to Downtown Lynn. After MBTA commuter rail trestle, Visitors Center will be on the opposite left corner. From South and West: Rtes. 128/I-95 North to exit 44B. Follow Rte. 129 East to Downtown Lynn. After MBTA commuter rail trestle, Visitors Center will be on the opposite left corner. From Salem: Route 1A South to Lynn. At North Shore Community College, take a sharp right onto Union Street, then right onto Washington Street. Parking and Visitors Center on left. From Boston: Route 1A North to Lynnway. Turn left following Rt. 1A onto Market St., then right onto Broad St. At North Shore Community College bear left onto Union Street, next right on Washington Street. Parking and Visitors Center on left. MBTA Public Transportation to Central Square-Lynn: Bus routes 426, 429, 433, 435/6/7, 439, 441/2, 455; the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail line.

Flags: 

  • Family Friendly
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Parking
  • Restroom

Categories: 

  • Historic Resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Parks
  • Scenic Vistas

Property Owner/Organization: 

Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation
Essex Coastal Scenic Byway
Rail Trail
Rail Trail Trailhead