AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.
Join us on Saturday, November 16th, as we enjoy that last few fall leaves on the trees on the Bay Circuit Trail.
This road ride will begin at the Watch City Brewery in Waltham, at 9:30 am for introductions and safety check. We will leave at 10 am and ride approx. 13 miles to Walden Pond, where we will stop for a brief discussion on the Bay Circuit Trail, led by Kristen Sykes, the Director of Operations for the Bay Circuit Alliance.
This is a leisurely ride 12-15 MPH exploring Bradley Palmer State Park, Cranes Beach and the barrier drumlins of Great Neck and Little Neck. We will stop at Russells Orchard for a snack halfway. This is a great ride to introduce you or to revist the spectacular marsh /ocean views of Ipswich.
The ride begins at the public parking lot behind TD Bank, 23 Market Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 at 9:30 am.
Try to arrive 15 Min. early for waivers etc.
A helmet is a must. Wind breaker is appropraite while water and snacks recommended or available on the way.
Join us for a 13-15 mph follow the leader 20-25 mile ride through Sherborn, South Natick, Dover, and Medfield. Have a road bike in good shape, and water. We start and end at a beautiful pond reserve. Rolling hills. Register with the leader. Rain Cancels. Ride starts at 10 AM sharp.
Please join us for a 48 mile ride through Plymouth County with a starting time of 10 AM. We will wander through the Miles Standish forest and see how many wild turkeys you can count. Please bring a lunch as we will dine in Bourne along the Cape Cod Canal before we start our journey back to Plymouth. There are plenty of side roads to explore with great ocean views at Manomet. This ride has a lot of fun rolling hills that are quite manageable for intermediate riders, must love hills. You must have all of the usual gear including a spare tube, helmet, bright clothing and warm layers.
Leisurely 12-15 Mph) 30 Mile ride with a dozen stops highlighting the harbors, beaches and shorelines of Cape Ann (Gloucester Rockport)
We will ride mostly perimeter roads of Cape ann seeing Rockport, Pigeon cove, Lanesville, Annisquam, Downtown Gloucester, Rocky Neck, Bass Rocks, and Rockports South End. You will be an accomplished Cape Ann tour guide after this ride.
Commuter rail accessible. Rockport line train leaves North station at 8:30. Arrives at Rockport train station at 9:41. Bike ride starts at train station at 10:00.
45 mi road bike ride on quiet back roads in the Manodnock region. Stamina a must, but high speed not required for this ride of 4400' vertical rise with approx 2 mi of well packed dirt roads. Ability to maintain overall 12.5 mph in mountainous terrain and good bike handling on winding roads required. Patch kit/tube, frame pump, tool kit and rain gear required. Weather may be variable and colder than in metro Boston. Bring lunch or buy at cafe prior to ride, must be able to carry lunch on bike. Social in local pub will follow ride. Register with Leader.
Meet at Lexington Common, Minuteman statue at 6:00 for 6:15 Start. Moderate (13-15 mph) on an easy 20 mi loop to Concord with last four miles on the bike trail. Helmet, bright clothes, blinky lights and bike in good condition required. Sun sets at 7:55 PM. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant will follow ride. Print queue sheet or use smart phone if needed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The Nashua River Rail Trail is a beautiful and peaceful rural trail extending through the Massachusetts communities of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The trail continues into New Hampshire just south of the town of Nashua. The pre-ride talk is at 9:45 am and the ride begins at 10 am. Rain or thunderstorms cancels. Helmets are required along with a working bike and spare tube. Bring a lunch or snacks. This is a show and go ride so no registration is requried. The pace and distance would be good for those folks who are getting back into cycling or just learning.
Please join us for a lovely 38 mile moderately paced autumn ride in and around Little Compton RI. A little known historical fact. The Rhode Island Red is a breed of chicken originally bred in Adamsville, a small village that is part of Little Compton. Little Compton is the only place in the United States with a monument dedicated to a chicken (really it's true!). We will visit a couple of beaches and get plenty of ocean views. Feel free to bring your lunch or purchase something in Little Compton.