Charles River Reservation
The Reservation has many recreational opportunities for urban dwellers. Whether your interest is walking or birdwatching, canoeing or in-line skating, the Charles River is a wonderful resource. Memorial Drive is owned and operated by the State Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR closes Memorial Drive in Cambridge between Western Avenue and Mount Auburn Street. The closure is in effect from 11:00am to 7:00pm starting the last Sunday of April until the 2nd Sunday of November.