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Donnelly Field (Cambridge)

The field is on Cambridge Street (which runs between the end of Memorial Drive and Harvard Square), just west of the Lechmere "T" Station and the Galleria mall.

The field is between Willow Street and Berkshire Street in Cambridge. See the maps below for more info.

From Brighton/Brookline, take the BU Bridge across the river. Get into the rotary and take the exit out of the rotary onto Brookline Street. (There will be a playground on your left.) Follow Brookline Street several blocks until the street ends in Central Square at Massachusetts Avenue. Take a right onto Massachusetts Avenue and get immediately get into the left hand turn lane. At the light, take a left (not a true left - a diagonal left) at the next light onto Main Street. Almost immediately, you will turn left onto Columbia Street. Follow Columbia through several lights until you get to Cambridge Street. Turn right onto Cambridge Street. Follow through a few lights, past a Shell Station, to Willow Street. Turn right onto Willow. Donnelly Field is a block down on the left. Park in spaces around the park or on the side streets around the park.

From Mass Ave, Boston Side or Harvard Square (Cambridge) Side, take Massachusetts Avenue to Central Square. If you are coming from Harvard Square, take a left (not a true left - a diagonal left) at the first light out of Central Square onto Main Street. Almost immediately, you will turn left onto Columbia Street. If you are coming from Boston, turn right onto Columbia Street. Follow Columbia through several lights until you get to Cambridge Street. Turn right onto Cambridge Street. Follow through a few lights, past a Shell Station, to Willow Street. Turn right onto Willow Street. Donnelly Field is a block down on the left. Park in spaces around the park or on the side streets around the park.

From Storrow Drive, take the Central Square Exit. If you are coming from Boston (heading West on Storrow Drive) turn right onto River Street (near the Doubletree Hotel). If you're coming from the Watertown/west of Cambridge, take the same exit, but you'll take a left onto River Street, just before the DoubleTree Hotel. River Street will take you over the Charles River, across Memorial Drive, and into Central Square. Keep going straight, crossing over Massachusetts Avenue. River Street will turn into Prospect Street. Follow Prospect Street through several lights until you get to Cambridge Street. Turn right onto Cambridge Street. Follow through a few lights, past a Shell Station, to Willow Street. Turn right onto Willow Street. Donnelly Field is a block down on the left. Park in spaces around the park or on the side streets around the park.

From the Mass Pike heading east6/25/03

bulletExit the Pike at Allston/Cambridge exit
bulletFollow to Cambridge over the river (River Street) and straight into Central Square
bulletFollow River Street straight through lights at Central Square (Prospect St) about 1/2 mile
bulletTurn RIGHT onto Cambridge Street and follow approx. 1/2 mile to Willow Street and park on right
 

From Route 2:

bulletWhen you get to the end of Route 2 you will want to be in the left lane (start to get in the left when you pass the old Faces club).
bulletYou will bear left 16 East towards Medford and then bear left onto Alewife Brook Pkwy.
bulletTake your first RIGHT onto Mass. Ave.
bulletStay on Mass Ave. for about 1.2 miles and then take a LEFT onto Somerville Ave. (You will see Dunkin' Donuts and Unos on the left , you will see this funky windmill thing it is about 50 feet tall and is red and there will be a T station on your right when you take the turn.
bulletAt the next light (about 1000 feet) you will take a RIGHT onto Beacon St.
bulletStay to the left when you go over the bridge.
bulletBeacon St. turns into Hampshire St. you will be on Beacon/Hampshire for a couple of miles.
bulletTurn LEFT at light onto Cambridge St. you will have to pay attention here because the sign is hard to see keep your eye open for Cambridge Savings bank it is on the left side, but when you take the turn it will be on the right. There is also a Fire Station (it is a big brick building) on the other side of the lights that you are going to take a left at, so if you go by it, turn around.
bulletTake a RIGHT at Cardinal Medeiros Ave. (about 1 mile) the turn is right after Berkshire St. (one way).
bulletTurn RIGHT onto Marney St. the field will be right in front of you.
bulletTurn RIGHT onto Berkshire
bulletYou may have to park on the street, but there was a teachers parking lot there, but it had a gate and we are not sure if they will close it at night.

From the T, take the Red Line of the MBTA to Kendall Square. When you come out of the T, you will see the Marriott Hotel. Walk through the Marriott Hotel lobby and turn left out of the hotel. You will be on Broadway. Head up Broadway and at the "V" intersection just after the train tracks, bear to the right onto Hampshire Street. Follow Hampshire for a block and take a right onto to Cardinal Medeiros Avenue. Continue down Cardinal Medeiros a few blocks, then turn left onto York or one of the next side streets. Go about 2 blocks and you should see Donnelly Field. This is about 10 - 15 minute walk from the T.

You can also take the 69 bus from Lechemere or Harvard Square. The bus goes down Cambridge Street. Check WWW.MBTA.COM for schedules.


 

 

Updated directions to Donnelly are courtesy of Vivek Rampogal. Thanks, Vivek!