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 L if in doubt. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
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Fast-paced scenic 6-mile hike/snowshoe to obscure parts of western Fells, including Squaw Sachem Rock and Ramshead Hill. 9:45am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and sturdy footwear. I-93 Exit 33 (Medford) and head west on South Border Road toward Winchester. Continue 2 miles to the paved Long Pond parking lot on the right. Rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
5-mile interpretive hike and talk at site of 1840s Hawthorne and transcendentalists utopian community. Also, visit Camp Andrew. Short hike to summit of Weir Hill, Trustees of Reservations double drumlin with beautiful views of Merrimack Valley. 9-11am. Bring water, snacks, and hiking boots. I-93 to Route 125N, and continue 7.3 miles. Turn left on Route 114W, then right on Route 125, and go 0.2 miles. Turn right at the lights and continue 0.6 miles (past Stevens-Coolidge Place). Turn right at the fork and continue 0.2 miles.
Leisurely 4-mile walk along the Boston waterfront and the narrow streets of the North End, including a stop at a bakery. From 6:30-8:45pm. Meet just inside the main doors at the entrance to South Station on Summer Street. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
7-mile hike in Houghton section of Blue Hills Reservation, on variety of trails with several views, and lunch on Buck Hill. From 10am-4pm. Meet at Houghton's Pond parking lot. I-93/Route 128 Exit 3, head north to stop sign at Hillside Street and turn right. Go 0.2 miles to lot on the right. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
15-mi. mod. hike. 9am. Bring lunch & water. Meet at EMS store at Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium on Rte. 1 in Foxboro. No dogs; non-AMC $1.
Brisk 7-mi. hike incl. holly grove, Oden's Den & lunch on Turkey Hill w/scenic views, 9:30am. Bring lunch, water, sturdy boots. Meet at Trustees of Res. pkg. lot on W side of Rte. 3A, 2 mi. S of jct. w/Rte. 228. Storm cancels. No e-mail after 5/6. No dogs; non-AMC $1.
5-6-mile circuit with Wellesley College greenhouses and campus, Lake Waban, Charles River, brooks and aqueducts. 10:30am. Bring lunch. Meet at Wellesley College Greenhouses. Route 16W from Wellesley Center to campus entrance; right into campus, right to East Campus/Science Center and parking lot. Rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.
Beginner's bird walk 3 miles through Fowl Meadow, 7-10:30 am. Learn to bird. See both common and rare bird species at the height of spring migration in the best birding area in the Blue Hills Reservation. Bring your binoculars and a bird book if you have one. From Route 93/128 Exit 2B, take Route 138 north 1.7 miles, turn left on Neponset Valley Parkway and go 0.5 miles to the small lot at Brush Hill Road. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.
10-mi. mod. hike. 9am. Bring lunch & water. Meet at EMS store at Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium on Rte. 1 in Foxboro. No dogs; non-AMC $1.