In 1964 the City acquired this 27 acre property from the Framingham Sportsmen’s Association for conservation purposes.
The property surrounds the beginnings of Cochituate Brook where it comes from a dam on Lake Cochituate to where it crosses Old Connecticut Path. The brook continues on, eventually joining up with the Sudbury River in Saxonville.
The major trail through the reservation starts at Old Connecticut Path
just south of Brownlea Road by the reservation sign, crosses Cochituate
Brook, and connects to the Cochituate State Park trails.
The Cochituate Rail Trail
(not yet officially open) crosses Old Connecticut Path nearby and gives
a view from the south of the emergent marsh next to the brook. There is
a connecting trail from Cochituate Brook Reservation to the Cochituate
Other trails start from Reardan Park off of Brownlea Avenue and explore
the pine and oak woods in the east section of the reservation.
Another trail from the end of Delmar Avenue connects to the state park
near the dam on Lake Cochituate. Public parking is available off
Brownlea Avenue at Reardan Park.