The Charles River Conservancy is dedicated to the stewardship, renewal, and enhancement of the urban parklands along the Charles River.

The Conservancy promotes the active use and vitality of the parklands, increases recreational and cultural opportunities, and works to ensure the beauty and integrity of this extraordinary public resource. GET INVOLVED!


Learn more about CRC giving opportunities: WAYS TO GIVE


May 18, 2016 – Next week, sections of the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path along the Charles will be closed between the Eliot Bridge and the Artesani Playground in Boston. Read DCR’s press release here.

May 9, 2016 – Attend a public meeting on the Cambridge-Watertown Greenway on June 2 in Cambridge.

May 6, 2016 – Check out this month’s Scout Cambridge, which features the Lynch Family Skatepark!

April 14, 2016 – Stay in touch with the Conservancy by signing up for our e-newsletter! Read our April e-news here.

March 17, 2016 – Registration is open for the annual One-Mile Swim Race! Learn more about the Charles River Swimming Club or sign up today.

March 11, 2016 – To schedule a group volunteer event for this spring, summer, or fall, contact Sasha Vallieres at Please keep in mind these events are typically scheduled one month in advance.




Many of the Conservancy’s events are made possible in part by Watertown Home Depot:


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Thank you, Home Depot Watertown, for providing us with in-kind contributions that help us with our volunteer activities!

The Conservancy is proud to be a Mass Cultural Council grant recipient

The Conservancy is proud to be a Mass Cultural Council grant recipient



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