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75155

Midstate Trail Series

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat July 26, 2014

Meet 9:00am at Wachusett Mtn. Ski Area. Meet in main parking lot, along edge on the east side, near driveway. Leave some cars and shuttle to corner of Stone Hill and Narrows roads in Westminster. Hike south over scenic Crow Hill ledges and by Redemption Rock to ski area, 5 miles over rolling terrain with short steeps and moderate pace.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marie Auger (E-mail Marie Auger) 978-874-5629, Steven Smith 978-692-8219
76391

Blue Hills Hike, Milton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat July 26, 2014

Moderate hike, 6+ mi. on lesser used trails, some steep hills. 9:30am. Bring lunch/water/sturdy footgear. Meet at Houghton's Pond pkg. lot. I-93/128, exit3, N to stop sign at Hillside St., R 0.2mi. to lot on R. 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: Corinne Waite 781-331-8472 (eve 7-9pm only)
75734

Purgatory Falls

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun July 27, 2014

6-mi. lollipop route along picturesque stream past waterfalls, cascades, along ledges & hilly forest terrain, 9:30am-3:30pm. From Nashua NH go W on Rte. 101A toward Milford 7 mi., L onto Rte. 101 W ramp toward Wilton, NH 5 mi., continue N thru light (cross Rte. 101A) over bridge onto North River Rd., 0.8 mi. cross Center Rd. 0.5 mi. to McClellan Tr. lot on L. Storm 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
76267

Middlesex Fells, Malden

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 2, 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-2:30 pm. 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
76272

Horn Pond Conservation Land, Woburn

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 3, 2014

Slow paced nature walk looking for late summer wildflowers and fruits. Focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 9:00am-12:00noon. 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
76259

Prospect Hill Park, Waltham

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Thu August 7, 2014

6:15-8:15pm. Moderately-paced hike on trails and roads with views. From I-95/Route 128 Exit 27 (Totten Pond Road). Continue east 0.7 miles to park on the right. 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
75666

Midstate Trail hike over Wachusett

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 9, 2014

Meet 10:00am at "Town Hayfield" parking spot in Princeton, on Gates Road just north of Goodnow Road corner [GPS 42.459211 - 71.927087]. Leave some cars and shuttle to parking lot of Wachusett Mtn. Ski Area. Hike south over mountain summit and then through Wachusett Meadows Audubon Preserve, 6.2 miles. Rolling terrain with some steeps; moderately strenuous. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Marie Auger (E-mail Marie Auger) 978-874-5629
75735

Blue Hills, Ponkapoag Pond

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 9, 2014

4 mi. beat-the-heat hike, 7:00am-9:00am. Bring snack/water. I-93/Rte 128 exit 2A to Rte.138S for 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course pkg. lot on L. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC $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 (7-9pm)
76260

Noanet Woodlands, Dover

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 10, 2014

Morning hike with ponds and views. 9:00am-noon. Bring snack/water. From Needham Center take Chestnut St. for 1.5mi. to end. Bear R on Dedham St. & go 1.5mi. to pkg. lot on L at tennis courts. Steady 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
76273

Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery & North Bridge, Concord

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 10, 2014

See water lotus in bloom, authors' graves and other Concord wonders on slow-paced, 5 mile ramble. Meet 10:00am. From Concord center take Monument Street 0.5 miles to North Bridge parking area on right. Bring lunch, water and sturdy rambling shoes. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jerry Yos 781-935-4647 (before 11pm)
76314

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 10, 2014

Sheepfold pkg. lot. Mod to stren. 6 mi. hike over many hills & rough terrain. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, snacks. Take Rte. 93S 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. 28S. Turn R into Sheepfold entrance. Or take Rte. 93N to exit 33. Follow Rte. 28 N 2 mi. to Sheepfold entrance on the left. 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
76268

West Quincy Quarries & Granite Railway

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 16, 2014

5.5-mile walk to Granite Railway & quarries, some rock scrambling and steep sections, 10:30am-2:30pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Meet at Shea Ice Rink, Willard St., Quincy. From SE Expressway Exit 8 in Quincy, go south 0.6 miles on Willard St. Or from I-93/Route 128 Exit 6 in Braintree, go north 0.7 miles. Or for public transit take Bus 238 from Quincy Center T station. 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
76274

Boston's South End Old and New: New Route

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 16, 2014

10:00am-2:00pm. Walk shady streets, explore social history, architecture, fllled land & parks. Bring lunch and water. Heavy rain cancels. Limited to 15. Register with Leader.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Sharon Marshall smarshallmd@juno.com 617-542-4551 (7-9pm)
75667

Midstate Trail hike

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 17, 2014

Meet at 11:00am at Barre Falls Dam [GPS 42.427891 - 72.023797]. From Rte. 68, take Rte. 62 west for 2.2 miles. Take left on entrance road, and park in first lot on left, just before dam. Leave most cars and shuttle back to the "Town Hayfield" parking spot in Princeton. Hike south 8.5 miles over back roads, through Ware River watershed and Savage Hill. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

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
76315

Lynn Woods, Lynn

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun August 17, 2014

5 miles, Leader's Choice. From 9am-1pm. Bring lunch, water, and snacks. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, and continue 4 miles. From Route 1, take Walnut Street exit, and continue 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
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