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What is a "Photo Safari"?

A Safari is " an overland journey...safari often refers to trips to observe and photograph wildlife—or hiking and sight-seeing as well."

On this safari, we aren't asking you to travel too far or hunt anything except some great vistas. We're inviting you to explore the Emerald Necklace right here in Brookline and Boston. While exploring Emerald Necklace, you may come across one of our Photo Safari locations (noted on the map below). To participate in the Safari, find these locations, and compare the park scenes today with a picture taken by the Olmsted firm over a century ago. You can then either try to capture the view the Olmsteds did, or get creative with your shoot. Then post your photos using #ENSafari and #FindYourPark.

This idea was created by our summer youth team, the Stewards of the Future. Check out one or more of the ENSafari locations, and let us know where your safari took you!

Schoolmaster Hill (Franklin Park)
Bear Dens (Franklin Park)
Arnold Arboretum Visitor Center
Pinebank (Jamaica Pond)
Longwood Ave.Bridge (Muddy River)
Victory Gardens (Back Bay Fens)

For more detailed information on the Safari call 617-566-1689 ext. 238 or contact us via EMAIL

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Last updated: January 19, 2022

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