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Directions to Franklin Park

 

From Storrow Drive: Take the Fenway exit to Route 1 south; follow Route 1 to Route 203 East, following signs for the Franklin Park Zoo. Cross country course is on the left before the zoo.

From Route 128 North or South: Take exit 15A (Dedham Exit) to Route 1A. Stay on Route 1 (approximately four miles) until it becomes the VFW Parkway. Continue on the VFW Parkway, approximately three miles, until it ends. Take a left on Centre Street. At the rotary take 203 East onto the Arborway. Pass the Arnold Arboretum and keep left to go on overpass. At next rotary, go (two-thirds) three-quarters of the way around and follow Zoo signs. Cross country course is on the left before the zoo.

From the North: Take I-93 South to Exit 15, Columbia Road. At the end of ramp take a right onto Columbia Road. At the third light, Columbia Road turns left. Continue on Columbia Road through nine more lights. Go straight across Blue Hill Avenue. Entrance into the zoo is on your right. Pass the zoo, cross country course is on the right.

From the South: Take I-93 North to Exit 15, Columbia Road. Take a right at the end of the ramp. Go up and around the rotary and then come back in order to head in the correct direction on Columbia Road. At the third light, Columbia Road turns left. Continue on Columbia Road through nine more lights. Go straight across Blue Hill Avenue. Entrance into the zoo is on your right. Pass the zoo, cross country course is on the right.

From Route 9: Take Route 1 (the Jamaicaway) south. Follow Route 1 to Route 203 East; stay in the left lane and go over the overpass. At the next rotary follow signs for the Franklin Park Zoo.

Franklin Park Cross Country Course Maps
http://www.baa.org/MayorsCup/5kCourse.asp
http://www.baa.org/MayorsCup/8kCourse.asp