Franklin Park is located in the geographic heart of Boston, between the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, and Roslindale.

The main park road is called Circuit Drive by park locals, Jewish War Veterans Drive on Mapquest, and Franklin Park Road by the post office. Other side roads in the park are Pierpont Road, Glen Lane, Maintenance Road, and Playstead Road.

Google map 

If you have questions or need directions, call the FPC office during business hours: 617-442-4141.

How to get to the park:


On a bicycle (including Hubway)

On Foot

By car from inside Boston

By car from outside Boston


How to find places in the park:

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park

Valley Gates Parking Lot

Shattuck Picnic Grove and Tennis Courts


White Stadium

Cross Country Course

Golf Clubhouse


Playstead ballfields

Ellicottdale baseball diamond



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