Winter Solstice Celebration: Farewell to Fall

By Fresh Pond Reservation

...and Welcome to Winter! Join Ranger Tim on this annual tradition of a guided loop walk around Fresh Pond (2.25mi) as we explore and take part in the solstice traditions of nature and world cultures.

A snowy view of one of Fresh Pond's walking trails

.: Wed, December 21 2022 3pm – 4:45pm.

Ages: 7 to Adults.

Grades 3rd grade through 12th grade.

This program will include periods of walking and standing outdoors in the elements. Dress for the weather and with approriate footwear.

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Tim Puopolo
Cambridge Water Department

No application or registration needed.



  • In-person only.

Fresh Pond Reservation

250 Fresh Pond Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Cambridge Highlands, Strawberry Hill, and West Cambridge

We will meet outside of the Ranger Station (the clock tower attached to the Cambridge Water Dept. building facing the reservoir). This is where the public restrooms are. 

Parking passes available to participants without Cambridge parking stickers. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a parking pass from Ranger Tim and place it on your dashboard before the starting time. 

Additional information

A great way to jump into the holiday spirit as the sun sets on us during the darkest day of the year. A well-loved Cambridge tradition here at Fresh Pond Reservation. 

Open to all audiences. Rain or shine, dress for the weather at hand. for questions.

Meets at the Ranger Station, 250 Fresh Parkway (under the clock tower)