Massachusetts: Waltham: Prospect Hill Park Map

Map InfoMap Information

Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: July 19th, 2013 9:07pm
Map Coverage:
North: 42.3988°
West: -71.2664° East: -71.2451°
South: 42.378°
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
Price: Free

Topographic Data Street Data Trail Data Garmin Custom Map (kmz Imagery) PC Version Available Mac Version Available

 

 

Prospect Hill Park, Waltham MA 02451

 

Location Information

Prospect HIll Park has been protected as undeveloped land for over 120 years. With a road to the summit of "Big Prospect," the views of Boston are accessible to everyone.  

More information at:
http://walthamlandtrust.org/open-space/guide-to-open-spaces/prospect-hill-park-trails
and
http://www.city.waltham.ma.us/recreation-department/pages/parks-facilities#PHP
 

 

Source Data

My KMZ map is from the Waltham Land Trust map at:
http://walthamlandtrust.org/open-space/guide-to-open-spaces/prospect-hill-park-trails/prospect-hill-park-trails-guide.pdf
See version history below for more information.

There is another map available from the City of Waltham, but the Land Trust map appears more detailed.
http://www.city.waltham.ma.us/sites/walthamma/files/u157/prospect_hill_-_trail_map_11x17_2011.pdf

If you enjoy using Prospect Hill Park, consider becoming a member of the Waltham Land Trust:
http://walthamlandtrust.org/get-involved/how-you-can-get-involved

 

iPhone / Android / Google Map Links

The links below will allow you to view an interactive version of the KMZ trail map on your computer or on your mobile device (iPhone / iPad / Android). By allowing the Google Maps website to 'use your location' on your device, you will be able to see your position displayed on the Google Map.

When opening the links on your iPhone, don't use the Google Maps app - allow the browser to open the link on the Google Maps website. 

CLICK HERE to view the Prospect Hill KMZ map in Gmap4 (terrain shaded map)

CLICK HERE to view the Prospect Hill KMZ map in Google Maps

 

Screenshots

This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 32 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS.

The images below are all from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc. The two images on the left are with no other maps displayed. The image on the right has the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.

 

            

 

 

Download

This KMZ is posted as freeware, so instead of paying for it, send me a note if you found this file helpful!
dave@dbperry.net

Download Garmin Custom Map [418kB] (95 Downloads)

 

Once you have downloaded and unzipped the KMZ file, you can:

1) Display it on your Garmin GPS receiver by placing the file in the \Garmin\CustomMaps folder on your supported Garmin GPS receiver. For a list of supported devices, click here

2) Display it in Google Earth by opening the file (FILE, OPEN). 

 

 

Notification of Updates

If you would like to be notified when I update this or any of my KMZ maps, subscribe to my notification e-mail service by sending an e-mail to listserv@lists.dbperry.net  with the subject line "subscribe gps_maps"
This is a notification list only, and the only posts you will receive are when my KMZ maps are updated. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose (or provided to anyone else except me). 

 

Support The Effort

If you find the map and this website useful please consider making a donation to offset hosting costs.

            

* You don't need paypal to donate but that is who will process the donation.

 

Version History

Version 1.00 (7/20/2013)
Initial release using Waltham Land Trust map dated 2/20/2013. 
 

 

Map Summary

Site details:
Name: Prospect Hill Park
Owner / Steward: Waltham Land Trust
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Primary city / town: Waltham
Primary city / town zip code: 02451
Other cities / towns in map area: <none>

Area of conservation / recreation land: 246 acres or 0.38 square miles
NOTE: This is my calculation of the extents of the area(s) with publicly accessible trails on the KMZ map. This should be the area available for hiking or other recreation, but it will also include any portion of water bodies, marshes, swamps, etc. within the boundaries of the properties on the KMZ. It would also include inaccessible conservation land within the boundaries, such as a buffer zone of "Do not enter" land around a reservoir.


KMZ details:
File name: Prospect_Hill_ver_1.00.kmz
Current version: 1.0
Date published: 7/20/2013
Number of tiles: 1
KMZ file size: 418 KB
Draw order: 32
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? No
If so, which ones? N-A
Coverage of KMZ: 996 acres or 1.56 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.

GPS coordinates of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 23.304'
W 71° 15.346'

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