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81011

Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 7, 2015

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
78799

Blue Hills Hike

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 14, 2015

Seven-mile hike in the Houghton section of the Blue Hills Reservation on a variety of trails with several views and lunch on Buck Hill, 10 am-3 pm. Meet at Houghton's Pond parking lot. From I-93/Route 128 Exit 3, go north to the stop sign at Hillside Street and turn right. Go 0.2 miles to the lot on the right. 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)
81012

Skinner Forest and Duck Pond, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 15, 2015

1:00pm. Come for a nice stroll through typical New England woods and along the shore of a beautiful pond. About 2 hours. Meet at the end of Duck Pond Drive, 42.5942N 71.5102W.

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
81013

3rd Wednesday Social in Waban featuring Local Walks/Hikes

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Wed March 18, 2015

7:00pm start. The 3rd Wednesday Socials are organized by the Membership Committee of AMC Boston. This one features the Local Walks/Hikes Committee. Union Church of Waban, 14 Collins Rd. (Corner of Beacon St.), Waban, MA. Please RSVP: membership@amcboston.org.

Activity Category: Meetings, Social Events
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Robert Winters Robert@rwinters.com 617-661-9230
80377

World's End Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 21, 2015

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
80494

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 21, 2015

Hike/snowshoe; decision made on Thursday (contact L before Thursday if you'd like notification of the decision). 10am. Wedgmere Station (Lowell Line). Return for 1:30pm train. Bring water and lunch. From Route 3, take Church Street for 0.3 miles and turn right on Bacon Street. Continue 0.4 miles to parking lot on Mystic Valley Parkway. I-93 Exit 33 (Medford) to South Border Road. Head west 2.2 miles, then take Mystic Valley Parkway. Go 0.9 miles and turn right (Bacon Street) under tracks to parking lot on the left. 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: Betsy Goeke betsyg@space.mit.edu 781-729-8484 (until 10pm)
81014

Wright Forest, Walden Woods, and Emerson's Cliff, Concord

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 21, 2015

Brisk 6-mile hike/snowshoe including ponds, views, some steep trails. 9:30am-1:00pm. Bring lunch/water. From Rte. 2, take 126 North 0.6 mile. Park on R behind Concord Courthouse. 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: Marc Hurwitz (E-mail Marc Hurwitz)
79416

Marblehead Light and Castle Rock

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 22, 2015

Approx 4-mi walk from Deveraux Beach to Castle Rock and Marblehead Light followed by optional hot chocolate break. 12:30-3:30pm. Take Rte. 114 or Rte. 127 to Ocean St. or Beach St. Go E to Devereaux beach pkg lot. Storm/icy roads cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. [rescheduled from Feb 22]

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Sara Epstein (E-mail Sara Epstein) 781-620-1014
81015

Parks & Greenways, Quincy

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 28, 2015

7-mi. walk w/beach, woods, salt marshes, historic sites, 10:00am-2:30pm. Bring lunch & water. Take Quincy Shore Drive to Wollaston Yacht Club pier at Beach St. Or T to Wollaston, walk 1 mile. 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
81016

Warner Trail, Sharon

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat March 28, 2015

Trail clearing, from 12-4:30pm. Bring water, boots, work gloves, bow saws, and clippers. Some tools available. I-95 Exit 8 to South Main Street toward Sharon, and continue 0.1 miles to Shaw's Plaza on the right. Potluck supper follows in Sharon. Names A-F, bring beverages; G-J, bring salad; K-Q, bring an entrée; and R-Z, bring dessert. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Trail Work, Walks
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jim Goyea jgoyea@hotmail.com
Co-Leader: Laura Cerier lcerier@comcast.net 508-404-6353
80496

Walden Pond/Sudbury River

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun March 29, 2015

Hike on less-traveled paths. 6 miles. Meet at 10:30am near the restrooms at Walden Pond parking lot (parking fee). From Route 2, take Route 126S for 0.3 miles, then turn left into the lot. Winter storm cancels. Call if in doubt. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jim Loughlin 617-923-8039
80378

Castle Island, South Boston

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 4, 2015

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)
80500

Mine Falls Park

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun April 5, 2015

6-mile easy walk along Nashua River, canal with 1886 gatehouse, spectacular waterfall in 325-acre park, from 9:45am-2pm. 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
80307

Boxford Conservation Land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 11, 2015

1.5 hours; meet at 1:00pm. Easy terrain, moderate pace, kids and dogs welcome. Follow Rte. 133 to the center of west Boxford, where 133 intersects with Main St. (church and village store). Go west on Main St., past the fire station to the intersection of Silver Mine Rd. Park on Silvermine. If there is enough snow, bring cross country skis or snow shoes.

Activity Category: Family, Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Stephen Davis sadmd1@verizon.net
81017

Neponset River Greenway/Milton Hill

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 11, 2015

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
81018

Warner Trail, Cumberland

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 11, 2015

9:00am-4:00pm. 10-mi. mod. hike from Wampum Corner, Wrentham to Diamond Hill. 71st season. Bring lunch and water. We will spot cars before the hike. I-95S to Route 295S Exit 11 in Cumberland, RI, then Route 114N for 3.7 miles to Diamond Hill State Park on the right opposite the Ice Cream Machine. Heavy rain cancels. Email Jim if uncertain. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Rhode Island
State: RI
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Laura Cerier lcerier@comcast.net 508-404-6353
Co-Leader: Jim Goyea jgoyea@hotmail.com
80495

Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun April 12, 2015

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: Hiking, 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)
80497

Mt. Misery, Farrar Pond, and adj. conservation areas

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun April 12, 2015

9 mi. [70+ temp may lessen distance.] Meet at 9:30am in Lincoln RR commuter pkg. lot. From Rte. 95/128 take exit 28 in Waltham, follow Trapelo Road W 2.5 mi., L on Lincoln Rd 1.4 mi., R just before tracks into RR sta. 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: Jim Loughlin 617-923-8039
81019

Groton Hills

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun April 12, 2015

1:00pm. This walk has it all, including deep woods, open fields, a pond, and even bagging a 500 footer with good views. About 2 hours. Meet at the end of Kaileys Way, 42.62245N 71.54062W.

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
80498

Delaney Wildlife Management Area, Stow

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat April 18, 2015

Meet at 10am, finish by mid-afternoon. 6-7 miles. Two small stream crossings. Registration required due to limited parking at trail site. Short car pool. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Jim Loughlin 617-923-8039