Directions to Metfern Cemetery


The cemetery is located here on this Google Map. The cemetery can only be reached by foot from either the west or the east.

The West Way

Google Map of the west route

Go along Trapelo Road in Waltham, turn onto Avalon and drive 0.36 miles.
Park in the parking lot for the abandoned hospital administration building.
Proceed on foot down the hill on the bike path for 0.20 miles.
Pass through the barrier gate on your left and immediately over a small stream.
Walk 0.15 miles to the intersection with the carriage road.
Turn right and walk 0.26 miles.
The cemetery will be on your right.

The total walking distance is 0.62 miles.

The East Way

Google Map of the east route

Go down Mill Street in Belmont and turn into the parking lot for Rock Meadow.
Proceed on foot down the stairs at the end of the parking lot.
Bear left and pass to the left of the Belmont Victory Garden.
Cross a clearing and stay to the right of an old house foundation.
Cross a wooden bridge marked with Belmont/Waltham. This is at 0.35 miles from the parking lot
Bear immediately left.
Walk an additional 0.12 miles to a trail intersection and take a sharp left.
Follow the main trail 0.28 miles.
The cemetery will be on your left.

The total walking distance is 0.75 miles.