These directions go to the Arboretum’s Peters Hill, which is located at the southern tip of the Arnold Arboretum in Roslindale, Massachusetts, at the intersection of Walter Street and Bussey Street.
From Boston and Cambridge
Take Storrow Drive west to the Kenmore Square/Fenway exit. Bear left. Follow signs for Fenway south. Bear right onto Boylston Street, following signs for Boylston Street Outbound/Riverway. Continue on Boylston for 0.4 miles at which point it turns into Brookline Avenue. Stay on Brookline Avenue for 1/2 mile. Take a left onto the Riverway/Jamaicaway.
Follow Riverway/Jamaicaway to a rotary at Jamaica Pond (on your right). Follow signs for South Dedham/Providence. Enter the next rotary and take the first exit for Dedham/Providence. You are now on Centre Street. Continue for approximately ¾ mile through several sets of traffic lights, passing Faulkner Hospital on your right. Less than ¼ mile after the light at Faulkner Hospital, get into the left turn lane to turn onto Walter Street (Hebrew Senior Life complex will be directly in front of you). On Walter Street, make immediate left onto Bussey Street; Peters Hill Gate is 100 feet away on the right.
From the north
Take Route 93 south or Route 1 south to Storrow Drive west. Follow directions above for travel from Boston and Cambridge.
From the south
Take Route 128 north to exit 29A, Boston/Providence Highway north. Follow through Dedham for 3.2 miles. At this point the Boston/Providence Highway is also known as the VFW Parkway. Follow 2.8 miles to rotary. Go halfway around rotary (second right), staying on VFW Parkway. Go 0.6 miles to traffic light. Take left at light onto Centre Street; in less than ¼ mile (after passing Hebrew Senior Life on the right), turn right onto Walter Street. On Walter Street, make immediate left onto Bussey Street; Peters Hill Gate is 100 feet away on right.
From the west via Route 9
Take Route 9 east to exit marked West Roxbury/Hyde Park, across from Chestnut Hill Mall. Bear right onto Hammond Pond Parkway. Follow for 0.9 miles to rotary. Take third street at rotary (Newton Street). Follow for 0.4 miles to stop sign. Bear left, still on Newton Street, and follow for 0.4 miles to gas station. Take right around station. Take first left onto Allandale Road. At the end of Allandale Road, turn right onto Centre Street. In less than ¼ mile, get into the left turn lane to turn onto Walter Street (Hebrew Senior Life complex will be directly in front of you). On Walter Street, make immediate left onto Bussey Street; Peters Hill Gate is 100 feet away on right.
From the west via Mass Pike
Take the Massachusetts turnpike east to Route 128 south. Follow 128 to Route 9 east. Follow directions from Route 9 above.