Walks

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Half-Marathon Walk, Minuteman National Park - Lexington

Monday, April 18, 2011 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Middlesex Canal, Woburn

Sunday, April 17, 2011 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Roger Hagopian
Robert Winters

Castle Island - South Boston

Saturday, April 9, 2011 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias

Castle Island, South Boston

Friday, April 15, 2011 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Blue Hills

Sunday, April 10, 2011 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Olanoff

Annual Holiday Lights T-Hike

Friday, December 10, 2010 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Loutzenheiser

Tour of Boston

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:00 AM

Guided tour of Boston landmarks and culture. Sargent murals, Shaw Memorial, Public Garden, Athenaeum, and Harbor walk. Optional lunch at end.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Fay

Georgetown Rowley State Forest

Sunday, January 30, 2011 12:00 AM

XC ski and snowshoe; hike if no snow. Easy pace, mostly flat. Meet at 1:00pm. Route 97 to Pingree Farm Road, Georgetown, just beyond Boxford line. Follow Pingree Farm Road to the end (steel gate). Map REF: Insert N 42.70256 W 70.98616 into Acme Mapper 2.0 (see link below).

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Davis

Ayer and Groton Hills

Friday, November 26, 2010 12:00 AM

7-mile hike with moderate hills and some easy bushwhacking, from 10:00am-3:00pm. Bring lunch and warm clothes. I-95/Route 128 Exit 29 to Route 2W for 19 miles to Exit 38. Head north on Route 111 for 3 miles to Ayer, then turn right onto Washington Street. Travel 1.6 miles to the Nashoba Hospital parking lot, in the rear. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jed Eliades
Coleader: 
Olin Lathrop

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