[This event is now FULL. No more people can register.] Moderate 6-mi. hike including tour of observatory on top of Great Blue Hill, with meteorologist Eric Fisher joining us (hike to Hemenway Hill takes place after tour), 9:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, water, sturdy footwear (required), $5.00 fee for tour, and AMC membership card or other proof of membership ($8.00 tour fee plus $1.00 hike fee for non-members). Registration required as number of hikers is limited; starting point of hike to be given upon registration. Rain cancels. No dogs.
In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.
Brisk pace 7 mile walk 9:30am-2:00pm along Plymouth Harbor including Jennie's Grist Mill and Historic Monuments. Lunch stop on the walk back at Lobster Hut (counter service). From Route 3 South take exit 9 towards Kingston/N Plymouth then left on MA-3A S/ Main St. for 1.7 miles, turn left onto Cordage Park Circle then first right into parking area by the brick tower. We will meet at the Gazebo. Bring snack and water. Storm cancels. Leader: Beth Mosias
Unusual 4-mile walk with great views along sandbar at low tide to southern edge of a Boston Harbor island, 6:45pm-9:00pm. Proper footwear required (hiking boots, sneakers, or water-resistant shoes); bring dinner & water. From Boston, take Rte. 3 South to exit 12, Rte. 3A South. Once under Rte. 3 bridge and through Neponset Circle, go over Neponset Bridge onto Quincy Shore Drive, then L on East Squantum Road 1.3 miles from Neponset Circle. Take E Squantum Road--which becomes Dorchester Street--for just over a mile to Shoreham Street on right.
[Cancelled due to expected thunderstorms] 9-11am. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Join us for a 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. No children under 10 or dogs. Severe weather cancels. Call Lisa if uncertain. Charge: $5 if not a Mass Audubon member, plus $1 if not an AMC member. Leader: Lisa Fleischman; Co-Leader: Lynda Boriskin
Fun Family late fall weekend! AMC Boston Family Outings rents the entire Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria, NH. Great opportunity to get to know the group. Hike, walk, play and enjoy the outdoors at Cardigan Lodge and Cardigan Mountain in Alexandria, NH!! Kids all ages welcome! AMC members/non-members welcome! We offer multiple hikes, walks, and activities to accommodate a variety of ages and abilities.
Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne is past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), Morocco, and New Zealand..
Currently a Backcountry Leader for the Boston Chapter Family Outings Group. Avid 4 season hiker and have enjoyed AMC Adventure Travel trips to Dolomites, Patagonia, Ireland and Switzerland.
Join Young Members for an after-work walk in Franklin Park (T-accessible!). We'll do a combination of paved and unpaved trails, planning on around being out for around 3 miles/2 hours. Rain will cancel.
2 hour walk, some history, good harbor views. Option for harborside Downeast Cider Co. visit and picnic table dinner at KO Australian bistro ~8:00pm. Meet at 5:30pm at Blue Line Airport T stop (Bremen Street side), street parking available, approx. 268 Bremen Street on GPS. Same afternoon cell: 857-600-8295. Rain cancels. Leader: Joel Snider
2.5 hr. hike through woods and along a chain of ponds and streams and a few gentle hills. 10:00am-12:30pm. Option for lunch in Lincoln afterwards. Rain cancels. Park in lot on north side of Rte. 117 (just west of 563 North Ave. - Weston's name for Rte. 117 - and 0.5 miles west of Lincoln Street, Weston). Rte. 117 changes name and enters Lincoln just west of turn-off. Leader: Joel Snider
Join a guided walk to explore extant portions of the Historic Middlesex Canal, reading passages from Henry David Thoreau describing the towpath, from the 'Billerica Falls to Middlesex Village' in his 'A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers'. It is a three hour easy walk, 9:45am - 1:00pm. Knee high boots recommended! Focus: Camaraderie and local history. Meet at the gazebo at the falls (across from 71 Faulkner Street, N. Billerica, MA). This walk is one of many RiverFest events. Leader: Marlies Henderson
Born Dutch, but naturalized. Radical conservationist. Explorer and writer. Advocate for hiking and biking.
9-11am. Join us for a walk in this local gem, conveniently located directly off of Route 128. As you walk the trails, you will not believe that you are so close to the highway. Highlights include Kendrick Pond, views of the Charles River, and the boardwalk crossing a marshland. Easy trails, minor ups and downs, with some roots and rocks, moderate pace. Bring water and snacks. No children under 10 or dogs. Severe weather cancels. Call Lisa if uncertain. $1 fee for those not AMC members. Leader: Lisa Fleischman; Co-Leader: Lynda Boriskin