Parks and Open Space

The Town of Saugus is full of unique natural open spaces and state-of-the-art playgrounds. From Breakheart Reservation, an over 600-acre Commonwealth's Department of Conservation and Recreation managed forest with walking trails and swimming holes, to Rumney Marsh, a 2,000-acre salt marsh - among the largest in the North Shore - which is currently undergoing a restoration project that includes a walking path with views of the Boston skyline, to Pranker's Pond, a hidden gem offering secluded fishing spots and walking trails - there are many ways for residents and visitors to enjoy nature all year-round. 

Additionally, the Northern Strand Community Trail, which connects Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus, and Lynn, provides residents with over two miles of former Saugus Branch Railroad right-of-way turned community trail in Saugus, and over eight miles in total. The trail offers beautiful vistas of the Saugus River and conservation land. In the Winter of 2018, the trail was awarded $1.5 million by Baker-Polito Administration through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affair's Gateway City Park Program. This funding will go towards wayfinding, interpretive signage, and improved pedestrian and cyclist crossings for better safety. 

Open Space and Recreation Plan 2018

Northern Strand Community Trail