Natick train station, 1 Walnut St. 9:25am. 1st annual walk to South Station via the marathon route. 20 miles. Dinner in Chinatown and take 7:15pm train to Natick. Option to shorten to 10 miles by taking 1:24pm Auburndale Newton train back to Natick. Option to skip dinner and take 5:06pm train from Back Bay. Bring lunch. Rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC $1.
Five-mile walk in largely new parkland, 1:00pm-3:30pm. 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. Call if severe weather. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.
Short hike to summit of Weir Hill, Trustees of Reservations' double drumlin with beautiful view of the Merrimack Valley. 9-11am. Bring water, snacks, and hiking boots. From I-93, take Route 125N for 7.3 miles and turn left on Route 114W. Turn right on Route 125 and follow for 0.2 miles. Turn right at the lights and go 0.6 miles (past Stevens-Coolidge Place). Turn right at fork and follow for 0.2 miles. At Old North Andover Center, stay straight for 0.1 miles and turn left on Stevens Street. Follow for 0.8 miles to the entrance on the right. Storm cancels. No dogs.
Brisk 13-mile walk on Battle Road Trail to Fiske Hill in Lexington, Meriam's Corner in Concord, and back. 9:30am-3:30pm. Bring lunch/water. From Route 95/128, exit 30B in Lexington, take Route 2AW one mi. to Visitor Center lot on R. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.
Level 3-mi. walk w/Middlesex Canal Assoc. along 2 sections of historic canal, 1:30pm. From Rte. 95/128 exit 35 in Woburn, take Rte. 38 S 0.1 mi., R onto Middlesex Canal Dr. past Ramada Inn to SE corner of prkg. lot behind Woburn Cinemas.
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.
Fast-paced seven-mile scenic walk along ocean to Castle Island, 10:30am-2:30pm. Bring lunch and water. Meet inside JFK/UMass Red Line T station, upper level gates (no nearby parking). Storm cancels. No e-mail after 4/9. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.
Leisurely 4-mi. walk along harbor, 6:45-8:15pm. 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. No dogs; non-AMC $1.
7-mile hike on a variety of trails in the Blue Hill Section of the Blue Hills Reservation. Some steep trails, including the Skyline Trail with views, 10 am-4 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.
Join us for an evening walk to see holiday lights at LaSalette shrine in Attleboro. Approximately 5-mile walk RT with visit to shrine to see 300,000 lights. Optional dinner afterward. Depart from Attleboro MBTA station at 6:30pm. Sign up via link below.