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77381

Acton Arboretum

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 4, 2014

Slow-paced nature walk in search of a variety of autumn fruits and wildflowers. The walk will focus on plant ID and natural history. 9:30am-12:30pm. From Concord rotary, take Rte 2 West 2.2 miles, Right on Taylor Road 0.7 miles to Arboretum on right. Arrive early, parking limited. (Note - sign faces opposite direction). Steady rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Instruction (Skills), Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Boot Boutwell 781-729-4712
77413

Neponset River Greenway/Milton Hill

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 4, 2014

5-mile walk along Neponset River to Hutchinson Field, 9:30am-12:15pm. Bring snack. Meet at Hallet Street entrance to Pope John Paul II Park. From Route 93N, take exit 11 (11B from Route 93S) to Granite Avenue, north over Neponset River, immediate right on Hilltop Street, right under bridge into parking lot. E-mail if severe weather. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
76056

Midstate Trail Oxford to Sutton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 5, 2014

Meet at NOON at parking lot by church on Central Turnpike in West Sutton [near 660 Central Turnpike, GPS 42.114499 - 71.799750]. Leave some cars and drive to end of Rocky Hill Road off Route12 in Oxford. Hike south 6.5 miles to West Sutton.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Tia Koziak (E-mail Tia Koziak) 508-981-1152
77439

Blue Hills, Milton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 5, 2014

Moderate-to-strenuous hike including Skyline Trail, 9:30am-2:30pm. Bring lunch/water/sturdy footwear. From I-93/Route 128 Exit 3, travel north for 0.5 mi. to the stop sign, turn right on Hillside St. Go 0.2 mi. to Houghton's Pond lot on right. Heavy rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Henry Gardner henryghikes@aol.com
77465

Boston/Charlestown Harbor Walk

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 5, 2014

Visit scenic & historic sites on brisk 12-mi. walk along waterfront from Charlestown to Dorchester Heights, 9:00am. Stop for lunch in North End. Shorter options available. Meet at Kendall T sta., Cambridge. Rain cancels. Dogs ok; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Shelly Elzweig (E-mail Shelly Elzweig) 978-387-6364
76064

Midstate Trail in Douglas woods

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 11, 2014

Meet 10:00am at Route 16 trail crossing in Douglas [Near 200 Webster Street, GPS 42.056044 - 71.786750]. Leave some cars there and shuttle to parking lot by church on Central Turnpike in West Sutton. Hike south to Route 16, 6.2 miles. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Tim Loftus (E-mail Tim Loftus) 774-200-1364
77387

Wollaston Beach

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 12, 2014

Fast-paced 7-mi walk along Wollaston Beach, Marina Bay, Squantum, 9:00am-noon. Bring snack/water. From SE Expwy, exit 8(Quincy), take Furnace Brook Pkwy. 2.8mi, L onto Quincy Shore Dr. L at first light into lot. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9 pm)
77388

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 12, 2014

Sheepfold Pkg. lot. Mod to stren. 6-7 mi. hike over many hills & rough terrain. 9:00am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, snacks. Rte. 93 S to exit 35. At stop sign, go L under highway. At next stop sign go R. At first set of lights turn R onto Rte. 28. Turn R into Sheepfold entrance. Rte. 93 N to exit 33 (Route 28). Sheepfold entrance is 2 miles up on the L. Cancel if rain. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Nelson Caraballo Nelsonnec1@aol.com 617-548-8579
77389

Emerald Necklace

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 12, 2014

Enjoy our historical heritage, appreciate the wonder which is the Back Bay and learn more about Frederick Olmsted. We will walk about 6 miles at a moderate pace with stops to enjoy major sights but we should be done by 12:30pm. We will meet at the Arlington T stop, in front of Hermes at the corner of Boylston and Arlington at 9:30am. From the Commonwealth Mall to Park Drive to the Muddy River to Jamaica Pond and on to the Arboretum. Most of the Necklace will be covered. End at Forest Hills T on the Orange Line. We will cross 2 or 3 roads but otherwise be off the roads. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Eveline Weyl eweyl@comcast.net
77399

Williams Barn area, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 12, 2014

1:00pm. New conservation land has been acquired and new trails built in this beautiful area. The exact route will be determined by the leader on the fly, but we are sure to see beaver ponds, eskers, streams, upland forest, and generally pretty New England woods. Meet in the Williams Barn parking area on Chicopee Row, 42.6265N 71.5610W. About 2 hours. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Olin Lathrop (E-mail Olin Lathrop) 978-742-9014
77424

Warner Trail, Cumberland

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 12, 2014

10-mi. hike w/varied scenery from Wampum Corner, Wrentham, S to Diamond Hill, RI, 9:30am-4:00pm. Bring lunch & water. FOWT Annual Mtg. & Potluck after in Sharon. Last Names G-J bring beverage, K-Q salad, R-Z entree, A-F dessert. Take Rte. 95 S to Rte.295 S to exit 11 in Cumberland, RI, then Rte. 114 N 3.7 mi. to Diamond Hill SP on R opp. Ice Cream Machine. Steady rain cancels->email. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Rhode Island
State: RI
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jim Goyea (E-mail Jim Goyea) 774-266-4018
Co-Leader: Laura Cerier lcerier@comcast.net
76065

Midstate Trail 9-mile trek into RI

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 18, 2014

Meet 9:30am on Rhode Island side of Wallum Lake, by Buck Hill Fire Tower near 445 Buck Hill Road, Pascoag, RI, GPS: 41.58582 - 71.46658] Leave some cars and shuttle to Route 16 in Douglas, where Midstate crosses road. Walk south through Douglas State Forest past R.I. border-about 9 miles total on rolling terrain, moderate pace. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Rhode Island
State: RI
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Kenneth Baldyga (E-mail Kenneth Baldyga) 508-757-5812
77414

Middlesex Fells, Malden

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 18, 2014

6-mile. hike, some rocky steep hills to cliff views including waterfall w/lunch at pond, Moderate-rated hike, not for beginners. 10:00am-2:30pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Meet on Washington St. side of Oak Grove T sta. From Rte. 93 exit 32 in Medford take Rte. 60 E 1.2 mi., L on Highland Ave. 0.5 mi., R on Glenwood St. 0.6 mi., L on Wash. St. 0.1 mi., R into T sta. lot (fee) or park on street. Email if severe weather. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
77390

Lynn Woods, Lynn

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 19, 2014

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Nelson Caraballo Nelsonnec1@aol.com 617-548-8579
77396

Middlesex Canal, North Billerica

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 19, 2014

Level 5-mi. walk along historic canal N to Chelmsford, 1:30-4pm. Joint Middlesex Canal Association - Appalachian Mountain Club Fall Walk. Meet at 1:30pm at the Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitor Center at the Faulkner Mill at 71 Faulkner Street in North Billerica. The Museum and Visitor Center, including the bookstore, will open at 12 noon. The 2-2½ hour walk will cover part of the Merrimack branch of the canal in Billerica and Chelmsford, about 3 to 4 miles over generally level wooded terrain and streets. Sites to visit en route will include a guard lock, the anchor stone for the floating towpath that bridged the Concord River, and many stretches of watered canal. From Rte. 95/128, take Rte. 3 N to exit 28, Treble Cove Rd., L towards N. Billerica 1.7 mi., L on Rte. 3A/129 0.7 mi., R on Lowell St. 0.7 mi. becomes Faulkner St., cross river at Faulkner Mills, R into pkg. lot opp. Middlesex Canal Museum. Middlesex Canal signs point the way.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: http://www.middlesexcanal.org
Leader: Robert Winters robert@middlesexcanal.org 617-661-9230
Co-Leader: Marlies Henderson
77401

Joe English Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 19, 2014

A 7 mile quiet, hilly wander 9:30am-3:30pm through varied woodlands on well maintained trails. Meet by Peabody Mill Environmental Center, Brook Rd, Amherst, NH. From Nashua, NH, Rte. 3 exit 7, 101A W to junction 101 E (7.4mi) toward Amherst/Manchester. Turn left after 5.7mi on Horace Greeley Rd, left again 0.4mi on Brook Rd. Go 1.4mi to pkg at dead end. No advance reservation required. Call if weather uncertain. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Monadnock Region
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
77417

Historic Streets of Boston

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Fri October 24, 2014

Leisurely 4-mi walk. Back Bay, South End, Beacon Hill. 6:45-9:00pm. Meet outside Park St. T-stop at wall/fence abutting Park St. Walk ends at Charles Station; early options to leave near Arlington, Park St. stations. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marc Hurwitz (E-mail Marc Hurwitz) 781-864-1732
77391

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 25, 2014

10am-2:30pm. Moderate walk. Bring water/lunch. Meet Wedgmere Station, Winchester. From Rte. 93 exit 33 (Medford), take S. Border Rd. W 2.2mi. to Mystic Valley Pkwy., 0.9mi. to Bacon St., R under tracks. Lot on L. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Betsy Goeke (E-mail Betsy Goeke) 781-729-8484 (until 10pm)
77427

Lincoln/Weston Conservation Land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat October 25, 2014

Fast-paced 7-mile hike to remote areas, including Ogilvie and Jericho woods, 9:30am-1:30pm. Bring lunch, water. Meet Lincoln RR Station. Rte.95/128 exit28, Trapelo Rd. W 2.5mi. to stop. L onto Lincoln Rd. 1.3mi. to Lincoln RR sta. pkg. on R before tracks. Rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marc Hurwitz (E-mail Marc Hurwitz) 781-864-1732
77386

Greenwood Park, Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun October 26, 2014

Easy 2 hr. walk in Middlesex Fells. Meet at 2pm at Greenwood Park (across from Stone Zoo). Take Rte. 93 to exit 34. Go N on Rte. 28 to South St., right to park. Bring sturdy shoes, water and snack. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Betsy Goeke (E-mail Betsy Goeke) 781-729-8484 (until 10 pm)