It would be easy to miss this shady park, which is tucked behind the Robbins Library and Whittemore-Robbins House off…More Massachusetts Avenue. Accessible from the library parking lot or an unmarked cast-iron gate on Maple Street, the park includes a sandy playground, sand box and small field. It is also adjacent to the Robbins Library Garden, a quiet park perfect for reading a book or enjoying a quiet moment alone.
Parking in the library parking lot is extremely limited.
Robbins Library 700 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA02476 Robbins Library is the main branch of Arlington's library that sits beside the Town Hall, just off of Massachusetts…More Avenue. The building itself is impressive with wide steps and an ample ramp leading up the side to allow for handicap access. Inside there are marble floors and a desk almost immediately to the right. The library has a community meeting room, DVDs, space for children to play games and computers for public use.
Located adjacent to the Robbins Library on Massachusetts Avenue, this quiet park is the perfect place to read a book…More or enjoy a quiet moment alone. The manicured garden was designed by the firm of Frederick Olmsted, the landscape architect behind the Emerald Necklace, and features stone benches, brick walkways and a fountain that feeds into a long reflecting pool. Overlooking the park is a bronze statue of a Menotomy hunter donated to the town by the cousins of Winfield Robbins in 1913.
The garden is also adjacent to the Whittemore Robbins House Park, which features a small playground and field. Parking in the adjacent lot is extremely limited.