Fairmount Street

Fairmount Street, also known as Donahue Park, is situated on a hillside in the Belvidere section of Lowell.  It offers the community an opportunity for leisure, while enjoying a country-like setting in an otherwise urban area. Donahue Park is composed of two smaller parcels that formally had houses on each parcel. The park is composed an open lawn, three garden beds, and native, ornamental trees. During late fall through early spring, the park offers views of the city of Lowell and surrounding towns to the north and west of the city.  On a clear day, Mount Wachusett can be seen in the distance to the west.

Plan your visit

Location: 95 Fairmont St., Lowell, MA. Get directions here.

Parking: Street parking is available along Fairmont St.

Access: Park is easily accessible to visitors from Fairmount St. Passive recreational activities are permitted.

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Wildlife Habitat

Donahue Park offers forest edge habitat in a primarily residential area.  The property provides habitat for urban wildlife, such as songbirds, gray squirrels, red-tailed hawks and small mammals.  This open green space is essential to preserving the biodiversity of the neighborhood and also provides a place for quite respite and enjoyment of this natural resource for neighbors.  Solar-powered irrigation helps to keep this park green and growing.

Get Involved

Volunteers play a critical role in helping us care for and monitor our properties. If you would like more information about any of the properties or would like to volunteer as a land steward, please let us know (978)934-0030. Action projects, in addition to regular site monitoring, on this property could include:

  • Basic Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Litter Collection