Walks

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus

Sunday, July 18, 2010 12:00 AM

9:30am. Moderately-paced 7-mile hike around ponds and over hills with views. Optional swim after hike. Bring lunch and water. Meet at Northeast Metro School. From I-95/Route 128 Exit 39 (Wakefield), take North Avenue east for 2.5 miles (becomes Nahant Street), and turn right on Farm Street, and left on Hemlock Street to the end. Heavy rain 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: 
Henry Gardner

Blue Hills, Milton

Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:00 AM

Moderate-to-strenuous 8-mile hike with some steep hills. 9:30am-3:30pm. From I-93/Route 128 Exit 3, travel north for 0.5 miles to the stop sign, then turn right on Hillside Street. Go 0.2 miles to the parking lot on the right. Rain 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: 
Corinne Waite

Grassy Pond Conservation Land, Acton, MA

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow-paced nature walk through woods and fields focusing on plant ID and fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. Route 2 Exit 42 (Route 27/Main Street, Acton). Follow Route 27N for about 1 mile through Acton Center and turn left on Nagog Hill Road. Travel Nagog Hill Road for about 1.1 miles. There is parking on the left just past the small meadow. No registration. Parking is limited, so please arrive early. Steady rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

Castle Island, South Boston

Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:00 AM

Leisurely 4-mile walk along the harbor from 6:45-8:15pm. From I-93, take the JFK exit and follow the beach along Day Boulevard to the end. Meet in front of Sullivan's. Bus: take the Red Line to Broadway Station, then the City Point bus #9 or #11. Walk east toward the water and turn left on Day Boulevard. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

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

Lincoln Conservation Land

Saturday, August 14, 2010 12:00 AM

Easy 5-mile walk around Flint's Pond through scenic fields and meadows near the DeCordova Museum, 10:30am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and water. From I-95/Route128 Exit 28 in Waltham, take Trapelo Road west for 2.5 miles to a left on Lincoln Road. Travel 0.6 miles and turn right at the sign for Lincoln Public Schools. Park at the tennis courts. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

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

Blue Hills, Milton

Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:00 AM

Moderate-to-strenuous hike. Red Dot Trail to Buck Hill and beyond. 9:30am-3:30pm. From I-93/Route 128 Exit 3, travel north for 0.5 miles to the stop sign and turn right on Hillside Street. Go 0.2 miles to the parking lot on the right. Rain 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: 
Corinne Waite

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