Southwest Corridor Park

State Park | Boston, MA


The Southwest Corridor Park is a linear park that connects neighbors from Back Bay to Forest Hills, with multi-modal, bicycle and walking pathways, gardens, playgrounds, spray decks, and facilities for basketball, tennis, skateboarding and more, along with city skyline views and abundant natural beauty and a rich history. Browse our Southwest Corridor Park Alliance site to learn about the volunteer network, park activities, park history, and other facets of this urban treasure.


Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy
In the South End, the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy raises funds and coordinates volunteers to steward the South End/Back Bay section of the park. Connect with the Conservancy and support their work at

Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is the state parks agency, managing the Southwest Corridor Park. Visit the DCR website at and read about the current Southwest Corridor Park Action Plan work at

Volunteer / Contacts
Go to the Volunteer / Contact page to connect with additional organizations within the park's volunteer network.

Contact Us

Community involvement in the park is supported through the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy (SWCPC), which is a nonprofit group, and the Southwest Corridor Park Alliance (formerly PMAC), which is the advisory board, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

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Map of SWC

Park News and Information

DCR Action Planning Open Houses. DCR's SWCP Action Planning team is planning a series of open house events to share information and gather input for the next phase of the Action Planning work. See the flyer at: _House Flyers_Jan_2023.pdf (also linked ot the homepage).

Here are the dates and locations:

South End: Jan 10 // 3:00 -5:00 pm Connection Center at Union Church, 485 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118

Roxbury: Jan 16 // 5:30. - 7:30 pm Dillaway-Thomas House at Roxbury Heritage Park, 183 Roxbury Street, Boston 02119

Jamaica Plain: Jan 18 // 5:30 - 7:30 pm JP Boston Public Library 30 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Virtual: Jan. 23 // 7:30 - 8:30 Zoom (Register at

Annual Meeting Please enjoy this narrated slideshow from our annual meeting. Read more on the Annual Report page.

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