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76316

Historic Streets of Charlestown

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Fri August 22, 2014

Leisurely 4-mi walk including water views and old homes. 6:30-8:30pm. Meet by park across from Papagayo in City Square. Storm cancels.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marc Hurwitz hiddenboston@yahoo.com
75669

Midstate Trail hike

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 23, 2014

Meet 9:00am at trail crossing on East Hill Road in Rutland [GPS 42.340975 - 71.996883]. Leave some cars and shuttle to Barre Falls Dam off Rte. 62 in Barre. Hike south 7.7 miles through Rutland State Park back to East Hill Road with some rolling terrain. 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
76262

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 23, 2014

5 mile challenging hike, 9:30am-1:00pm. Bring lunch/snacks, water & hiking boots. From Rte. 1 in Saugus take Lynn Fells Pkwy West 0.3 mi., right onto Forrest Street. Park at end. Meet at Visitors Center. 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: Marc Hurwitz hiddenboston@yahoo.com
76265

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 23, 2014

Easy walk in open woods. 10:00am-2:00pm. Meet at Wedgmere Station (Lowell line). I-93 to the Mystic Valley Parkway. Rain 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 betsyg@space.mit.edu 781-729-8484 (to 10pm)
75741

Hike North Pack Monadnock, Greenfield, NH

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 24, 2014

A rugged, scenic loop of 6.5mi. via Ted's & Carolyn's trails. 9:30am-2:30pm. From Nashua, NH, take Rte. 101A west toward Milford, NH. Blend onto Rte. 101 west toward Wilton, NH. Head north toward Lyndeboro on Rte. 31 and turn left ~8mi. on Russell Station Rd. (look for the Trebuchet Adventure Park on the right and Trojan Horse on the left by this intersection). Continue to Mountain Rd. and turn right ~0.5mi. to parking in a small alcove on the right opposite trailhead. Storm cancels. No dogs, non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, Monadnock Region
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
75670

Midstate Trail past half-way mark

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 30, 2014

Meet 10:00am on trail crossing at 4H Club horse barns near Buck Hill in Spencer [GPS 42.296125 - 71.982061]. Leave some cars here and shuttle to East Hill Road off Pleasantdale Road in Rutland. Hike south 5.2 miles around Treasure Valley and by Thompson Pond. Rolling terrain and moderate difficulty. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Dubois (E-mail Mark Dubois) 508-853-9609
76269

Blue Hills Skyline Trail, Quincy

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 30, 2014

Moderate-rated hike, not for beginners. 6.5-mi. loop hike with a number of steep hills, 10am-3pm, mainly on Skyline Trail, lunch on Nahanton Hill with great view, bring lunch, water and sturdy hiking shoes. Meet at Shea Ice Rink, Willard St., Quincy. From SE Expressway Exit 8, S 0.6mi. on Willard St. From I-93/Route128 Exit 6 Braintree, N 0.7mi. 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: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
76400

Parks & Greenways, Cambridge to Malden

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 31, 2014

Mostly wooded, somewhat hilly 9-mi. hike w/8 ponds and incl. Middlesex Fells & ending at Oak Grove T sta., 9:30am-2:30pm. Bring lunch & water. Meet on W side of Alewife T sta. at passenger drop-off. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Robert Winters Robert@rwinters.com, Mike Stadelmaier hikeinfo@yahoo.com 770-377-8896
75736

World's End Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Mon September 1, 2014

5 mile walk, 8:30am-11:30am. Bring snack/water. From Rte. 3 exit 14, take Rte. 228N 6.5 mi., L on Rte. 3A 1.0mi. to rotary, R on Summer St. 0.5 mi. to light, L on Martin's Lane to entr. Parking. fee. 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
76401

Arnold Arboretum

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Mon September 1, 2014

4-mi. walk among 5000 kinds of trees & shrubs, 12:30-2:45pm. Bring snack & water. Meet at Admin. Bldg., Arborway. Take T to Forest Hills sta., walk 0.6 mi. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Robert Winters Robert@rwinters.com, Mike Stadelmaier hikeinfo@yahoo.com 770-377-8896
77416

Castle Island, South Boston

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Tue September 2, 2014

Leisurely 4-mi. walk along harbor, 6:15-7:45pm. From SE Expressway take JFK Exit, follow beach along Day Boulevard to end. Meet in front of Sullivan's. Bus: Red Line to Broadway Station, then City Point buses #9 or #11. Walk E toward water, L on Day Boulevard. 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
76270

Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat September 6, 2014

8.5 mile hike w/lunch at scenic pond, 9:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Rte. 3 Exit 14 to Rte. 228N toward Hingham, 4 mi. to Wompatuck sign, then R on Free St. 1.3 mi. to visitor center pkg. lot. 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
77426

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat September 6, 2014

Fast-paced 7-mile hike to lesser-known hills in the western Fells. 9:30am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and sturdy footgear. From Route 93, take exit 33 in Medford, go west on South Border Road toward Winchester; two miles to paved Long Pond lot on the right. 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
76694

Midstate Trail hike in Spencer hills

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun September 7, 2014

Meet at 1:00pm near where trail crosses Route 9 in Spencer at Spencer Country Inn [near 412 Main Street, GPS 42.255979 - 71.956709]. Leave some cars here and shuttle to McCormack Road by 4-H Club horse barns near Buck Hill. Hike south over Moose Hill and across Moose Hill Reservoir dam back to Route 9, 6 miles moderate pace over short, steep hills.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: David Sensenig Jr. (E-mail David Sensenig Jr.) 508-757-8052
77438

Lincoln/Concord Conservation Land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun September 7, 2014

Moderate hike to Mt Misery/Fairhaven Bay, 9:30am-2:30pm. Bring lunch/water/sturdy footwear. Meet Lincoln RR Station. Rte. 95/128 exit 28, take Trapelo Rd. W 2.5 mi. to stop. L onto Lincoln Rd. 1.3 mi. to Lincoln RR sta. pkg. on R before tracks. 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
76053

Midstate Trail through Spencer & Audubon land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat September 13, 2014

Meet 10:00am in Spencer where trail crosses near corner of Ash Street and East Charlton Road [near 160 Ash Street, GPS 42.218513 - 71.980095]. Leave some cars here and shuttle to Route 9 at Spencer Country Inn. Walk south by Audubon land and horse farms, 5.3 miles, back to Ash Street corner.

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
77874

Burrage Pond, Hanson

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat September 13, 2014

5-mile hike, 9:30-11:45am on abandoned cranberry bog, sandy trails featuring open water and marshland. From Rte. 27 in Hanson, Pleasant Street for 0.2 mi., take sharp right to Hawks Ave. across the tracks, left on dirt road at fence, past building to trailhead. GeoCode N 42 01 49.1 W 70 51 32.3. Bring water and snack and wear appropriate footwear. No dogs, $1 fee for non-AMC members.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
77382

Horn Pond Conservation Land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun September 14, 2014

Slow paced nature walk looking for late summer wildflowers and fruits. Focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 9:00am-noon. From Rte 95/128 Exit 33A take Rte 3 South for 3 miles. Left on Pond St. 0.8 miles to parking lot on left. Parking limited, arrive early. 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
77398

Wharton Plantation, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun September 14, 2014

1:00pm. Come explore the Rocky Hill section of the NEFF Wharton Plantation and adjoining conservation lands. This features streams, beaver ponds, upland forest, and all-around pretty woods. Meet at the Dan Parker Rd. entrance on Rocky Hill Rd, 42.62776N 71.52350W. About 2 hours.

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
76054

Midstate Trail hike

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat September 20, 2014

Meet 9:00am where trail crosses Route 20 in Charlton [near 8 Old Worcester Road, GPS 42.146294 - 71.937780]. Leave some cars here and drive to parking turn-off on Ash Street in Spencer. From here hike south 6.4 miles, ending with walk through cow tunnel under Route 20.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Dubois (E-mail Mark Dubois) 508-853-9609