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87987

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Warren Manning

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat February 6, 2016

Meet by the Manning Manse aka Jon Ryan's Pub parking lot, 56 Chelmsford Road, Billerica. Easy two hour hike through Warren Manning State Forest, with focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-6634 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
88131

Blue Hills, Quincy

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat February 6, 2016

Snowshoe 6 miles in the Chickatawbut section, the most remote area of the Blue Hills Reservation. Will hike 7 miles in hilly areas if no snow. Meet at Shea Ice Rink parking lot by the trailhead, Willard St., Quincy. Call if weather questionable. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Steve Olanoff (E-mail Steve Olanoff) 781-326-6585
87306

Powisett Farm, Dover

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 7, 2016

Snowshoe/walk, thru meadows, 1-3pm. Meet at grey barn. I-95/Rte. 128 Exit 16B to Rte. 109W for 1 mi., then R on Dover Rd. becomes Powisett Road. 2.5 mi. to Powisett Farm on left. Trustees of Reservation property. Rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jean Veigas (E-mail Jean Veigas) 781-449-4324
88514

Pond Meadow, Braintree

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 7, 2016

Easy/moderate 4-mi. walk/snowshoe. 9:45am-12:00pm. Bring snack/water/hiking poles/sturdy footwear/traction devices/snowshoes. Meet at Braintree lot. Rte 3 S (past Braintree split) exit 17 to traffic circle, 3rd R (Union Street) east 0.7mi., R (Middle St) 0.7 mi., L (Liberty St), immediate R into lot. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marc Hurwitz (E-mail Marc Hurwitz)
88452

Broadmoor Mass Audubon walk, Natick

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat February 13, 2016

10:30am-12:30pm. Meet at the Visitors Center. Join us for a walk in this convenient (Natick on Route 16), yet expansive wildlife retreat. Moderate pace, easy trails with some gentle hills and rocks. Bring water and snacks. No children or dogs. If snow on ground, will snowshoe. Heavy rain or snowstorm cancels. Call Lisa if uncertain (781-296-4487 day of hike). Charge: $5 if not a Mass Audubon member, plus $1 if not an AMC member.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, South Natick
Leader: Lisa Fleischman 617-244-5747 (before 9pm)
Co-Leader: Mary Wisbach mwisbach@aol.com
87305

Sheldrick Preserve and Heald Tract, Wilton, NH

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 14, 2016

Six-mile hike through diverse woodlands and hilly old-growth forest with streams, ponds, ridges, eskers and interpretive points. 9:45am. Bring boots and be prepared for snow cover or ice. From Nashua, NH: take Route 101A W toward Milford, join Route 101W toward Wilton. Approximately 2.1 miles after Route 31S, left on Temple Road (just past Gary's Restaurant), bear left across bridge, left on Town Farm Road. 0.7 miles uphill to parking area. Heavy rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
88454

Hike/snowshoe in the Silver Lake Area of Hollis, NH

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 14, 2016

This will be about a 3 mile loop passing by ponds, and wetlands and thru wooded trails. Bring snacks and water. Meet at 1:30pm at the parking lot (far end by the woods) across from Silver Lake on Route 122 in Hollis, NH. Directions, take Route 3 north, exit 6 Route 130 in NH. Follow Route 130 west into Hollis, in Hollis Center at the junction of Routes 122 and 130 take a right onto Route 122. Follow about 1.5 or 2 miles, lake will be on left, parking lot on right. Park at rear of parking lot near the woods. Rain or stormy weather cancels.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Judy Barthakur (E-mail Judy Barthakur)
88455

The Throne, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 14, 2016

1:00pm. Come hike thru one of the largest contiguous undeveloped parcels in the area, featuring mostly upland forest and a variety of wet lands. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet at the end of Castle Drive, 42.6260N 71.6171W.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Olin Lathrop olin@embedinc.com 978-742-9014
87058

Blue Hills Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Mon February 15, 2016

Moderate pace 5-mi. hike/snowshoe around pond, 10:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch & water. From Rte. 93/128 exit 2A, take Rte. 138 S 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course lot on L. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. If no snow, bring traction device for boots. [Rescheduled from Feb 16 to Feb 21 due to snow]

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)
87989

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Vietnam Veteran Memorial Park

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat February 20, 2016

Meet at the Vietnam Veteran's Park parking lot by the flag pole, Treble Cove Road, Billerica. Easy two hour hike, Ralph Hill, Concord River, with focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-3345 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
88132

Blue Hills, Canton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 21, 2016

Snowshoe 6 miles, or hike up to 8 miles if no snow, across the golf course, down trails, and around Ponkapoag Pond in the Blue Hills Reservation. Call if weather is questionable. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Steve Olanoff (E-mail Steve Olanoff) 781-326-6585
88004

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Summit Fox Hill

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat February 27, 2016

Meet at Fox Hill Cemetery parking lot by the flag pole, 130 Andover Road, Billerica. Limited to 20 participants. Easy two hour hike, summit Fox Hill, with focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-6634 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
87990

Hike Beautiful Billerica - The Two Brothers Rocks

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 5, 2016

Meet at River View Restaurant for breakfast at 8 am, or park at lot across the bridge, Nashua Road, Billerica. Moderate three hour hike starts at 9:45 am: Great Meadows, Concord River, Governor Dudley Park, with focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-6634 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
88133

Blue Hills Hike, Milton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 6, 2016

Hike 7 miles in the Houghton section of the Blue Hills Reservation on a variety of trails with several views and lunch on Buck Hill. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Steve Olanoff (E-mail Steve Olanoff)
88006

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Historic Middlesex Canal

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 12, 2016

Meet at Faulkner Mill parking lot by the gazebo, 71 Faulkner Street, Billerica. Limited to 20 participants. Easy two hour hike, along extant portions of the Middlesex Canal, with focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-6634 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
88457

McLains Woods, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 13, 2016

1:00pm. Come see this large wild area featuring pretty woods, varied terrain, beaver ponds, and the highest concentration of vernal pools in the area. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet by the open field on the SW side of McLains Woods Rd, 42.6396N 71.5582W.

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
87978

World's End Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 19, 2016

5 mile hike/snowshoe, 9:00am-noon. 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. $6 fee for non-members of the Trustees of Reservations. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034
88008

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Charles H. Kohlrausch Memorial Park

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 19, 2016

Meet at Kohlrausch Avenue (31 Sprague Street), Billerica. Limited to 20 participants. Easy two hour hike, remember Charles H. Kohlrausch and visit an ancient American Indian burial site along the Concord River. Focus on camaraderie and local history, access to open space and trails exploration. Snowshoeing when there is snow... Winter walking: No bugs, no poison ivy, better views! Sturdy footwear recommended, and bring snack and drink.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com 978-808-6634 (Between 8 am and 8 pm)
88505

Mine Falls Park

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 20, 2016

6-mile easy walk along Nashua River, canal with 1886 gatehouse, spectacular waterfall in 325-acre park, from 9:45am-2:00pm. Bring lunch and water. Route 128 Exit 32, Burlington, to Route 3N toward Nashua. Stay right on Exit 5 lane and take Exit 5A (Simon Street), then left on Simon Street, left on Whipple Street to parking lot at the end. Heavy rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
88259

Castle Island, South Boston

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 2, 2016

Fast-paced seven-mile scenic walk along ocean to Castle Island, 10:00am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and water. Meet inside JFK/UMass Red Line T station, upper level gates (no nearby parking). Storm cancels. No e-mail after 4/3. 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 Bmosias@yahoo.com 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)