Walks

Forest Bathing in the Middlesex Fells with Lisa Mediano, a Certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides and Programs "ANFT™"

Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

8:30am-10:30am. Forest Bathing in the Middlesex Fells with Lisa Mediano, a Certified Forest Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides and Programs "ANFT™". As nourishment for body and soul, the Boston Chapter Local Walks & Hikes group, is delighted to offer the restorative practice of Forest Bathing, which was developed in Japan.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman localwalks@amcboston.org
Coleader: 
Lisa Mediano

Middlesex Fells Multi-Hill Hike, Medford

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:15 PM

8-mile hike to a number of hills in the Western and Southern Fells, including Gerry, Silver Mine, Wenepoykin, Pasture, Pine, Rams Head, and Rock, 9:30am-2:15pm. Bring lunch, water, sturdy boots. Meet at DCR Flynn Rink on Woodland Rd. From Rte. 93 exit 33 in Medford, take Fellsway West (Rte. 28) N 0.5 mi., R on Elm St. 0.5 mi., L at rotary to rink on L. Bus 99 from Wellington T sta. No dogs. Rain cancels. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Hike in Hammond, Skug Reservations and Harold Parker, Andover, MA

Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:00 AM

A walk through the woods on rolling terrain. Approximately 2 hours. Meet at 1:30 PM at the Mary French Reservation Trailhead on Korinthian Way in Andover. From I93, take exit 41 onto Rte 125 N, toward Andover. At the traffic light at Salem St., turn Right. At fork in approx 0.5 mi, bear left onto Gray St. At 2nd right, turn onto Korinthian Way. It's a loop street. From the 2nd right, continue to trail head which will be on the right. Park on the street.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Helen Palmer hpalmer.fournature@verizon.net (978-657-9153; before 10 PM)
Coleader: 
Florrie Johnson

Introduction to Birding Family Walk at Cook Conservation Area, Lancaster MA

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join Lancaster Recreation in partnership with the AMC for a wonderful walk at Cook Conservation Area as we look for our feathered friends. The walk starts at 9 am and ends at 11 am at the trailhead off Route 70 in Lancaster, just south of Kimballs. There is a sign for the Cook Conservation Area on the road. This walk is open to anyone interested in enjoying a short walk through this beautiful natural area but is geared toward individuals interested in learning how to identify bird species. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars but some pairs will be available to borrow.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco and has trips coming up to New Zealand and Fiji/Tonga.

Coleader: 
Clay Hobart clayhobart@gmail.com (978-257-2080)

Deer Island Morning Stroll with the Family

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:30 AM

Join Boston Family Outings for a walk around Deer Island in Winthrop (approx. distance 2 miles). The walk is mostly flat. Stroller accessible. Experience the spectacular views of Boston, the airport, and the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA) wastewater treatment plant. This facility, the second largest in the United States, uses the same amount of electricity as more than 2,000 homes each year. Be fascinated with the rich history of the island: internment camp, prison, hospital.

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joanna Jung
Coleader: 
Margarita Balmaceda balmacma@shu.edu

Webb Memorial State Park and Great Hill Park, North Weymouth

Monday, October 14, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Moderate pace 5 mile scenic walk with views of Grape Island, Slate Island, Quincy Bay, Fore River, Hingham Back River, Boston's Harbor and skyline. 9:30am-12:00pm. Bring snack + water. From MA-3A in N. Weymouth take Neck St. (0.6 mi.) continue on River St. (0.7 mi.) then left into Webb Memorial State Park 371 River St. Storm cancels. L Beth Mosias.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias

Holiday Hike - Lynn Woods, Lynn

Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs. Cancel if rain. L Nelson Caraballo

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Holiday Hike - Lynn Woods, Lynn

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs. Cancel if rain. L Nelson Caraballo

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Holiday Hike - Lynn Woods, Lynn

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs. Cancel if rain. L Nelson Caraballo

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Mt. Wachusett, Princeton

Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

9 mi. hike. 10am-3pm. Hike starts at Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary. 113 Goodnow Rd, Princeton. 4 dollar fee for non-Audubon members. Must come in from Rt. 62, Hubbardston Rd. IF YOU COME FROM GATE Rd YOU CANNOT GET TO LOCATION! Bring H2O, trail snacks, lunch, rain gear, winter hat, gloves. Get's VERY cold at top. Wear trail shoes/hiking boots. No sneakers on this hike please. Leader: Nelson Caraballo, 617-548-8579, nelsonhikes@gmail.com. CoLeader: TBD

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo nelsonhikes@gmail.com (617-548-8579)

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