Walks

Medfield Charles River State Reservation, Medfield

Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Easy walk, Medfield State Hospital grounds; open meadows, woodland trails along Charles River. Meet at stone entry gate on Hospital Road, Medfield, MA. Long pants, appropriate footwear - water. Leader: Jean Veigas

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jean Veigas

Horse Hill Nature Preserve, Merrimac, NH

Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

[CANCELLED] A 6 mi. forest hike over two prominent hills on well maintained trails Some ledges and steep ascents. 9:30am-2:00pm. This area is approx 14mi north of the NH/MA border. Head north on Rte. 3 toward Nashua, NH. and at the state line continue on the Everett Tpk. Take Exit 11, turn left onto Continental Blvd and then right at the first cross street onto Amherst Rd. Parking on left just under 3 mi. GPS address is 184 Amherst Rd, Merrimac, NH. Leader: Mark Levine

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Mark Levine

Mine Falls Park

Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM

[CANCELLED] 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. Leader: Mark Levine

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net

Castle Island, South Boston

Friday, May 17, 2019 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM

Leisurely 4-mi. sunset walk along harbor, 6:45-8:45pm. 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. Rain cancels. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Family Camping on Cape Cod, MA

Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:00 AM to Monday, September 2, 2019 12:00 AM

FAMILY CAMPING ON CAPE COD, NICKERSON STATE PARK, BREWSTER, MA. We will camp at Nickerson State Park, a short walk from the beach at Flax Pond, where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun. CHOOSE THE DAYS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME! (2 night minimum on the weekend). Great for kids/teens of all ages. Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions. Group size is 25-30. Group site for tenting. Breakfast and dinner included.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net
Coleader: 
Peter Fraunholtz
Renee Spring

Family Nature Walk Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Middlesex Fells

Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The AMC will be offering four hikes celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Middlesex Fells with co-leaders from the Friends of the Fells who are experts on the history and nature of the Middlesex Fells. The Fells was established in 1894 as the first state reservation and Metropolitan park thanks to the vision of AMC leaders and Charles Elliot, partner of Frederick Law Olmstead.

The Family Nature Walk will feature our fun naturalist Clay Hobart.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Entwistle amcbostonconservation@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Clay Hobart

Middlesex Fells 125th Anniversary Nature Walks, History Hike, and Trail Cleanup

Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The AMC will be offering four hikes celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Middlesex Fells with co-leaders from the Friends of the Fells who are experts on the history and nature of the Middlesex Fells. The Fells was established in 1894 as the first state reservation and Metropolitan park thanks to the vision of AMC leaders and Charles Elliot, partner of Frederick Law Olmstead.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Entwistle amcbostonconservation@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Clayton Hobart
Bryan Hamlin

Expert Naturalist of Middlesex Fells

Middlesex Fells 125th Celebration

Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Please join us in celebrating the 125th anniversary of the creation of the Middlesex Fells on Sunday, June 2nd from 1:00-4:00pm for a historical hike. Easy-to-moderate 4 mile round trip to Wright's Tower. Meeting point will be parking lot at Medford High School, 489 Winthrop Street. Start time will be at 1:15pm. Bring water, trail snacks. Heavy rain cancels this event. Leader: Nelson Caraballo with Friends of the Fells/historian: Mike Ryan

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo
Coleader: 
Mike Ryan

LETS HIKE CRANE POND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

We'll hike a section of Crane Pond Wildlife Management Area located in West Newbury and Groveland, We'll meet at 12:00pm in front of the gate at the intersection of J.B. Little and Georgetown Roads, which is also the Town-line of Groveland and West Newbury MA. The hike will take us along woodland trails with great views of large areas of extensive wetlands created by beaver activity. Most of these wetlands are interconnected creating a considerable flowage of water that eventually discharges into the Parker River.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com (978-394-9619)

Broadmoor Mass Audubon walk, Natick

Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

9:30am to 12:30pm. Start your Saturday with a lovely walk in this convenient (on Route 16), yet expansive wildlife retreat. Moderate pace, easy trails with some gentle hills and rocks. Bring water and snacks. Meet at the Visitors Center. No children under 10 or dogs. Severe weather cancels. Contact leaders if uncertain. Charge: $5 if not a Mass Audubon member, plus $1 if not an AMC member. Leaders: Lisa Fleischman and Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Marc Hurwitz

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