Walks

Middlesex Fells - Medford

Saturday, August 31, 2019 11:40 AM to 2:40 PM

Difficult 5-mile hike on steep terrain with spectacular views from the High Fells Reservoir, Boojum Rock, and more, 11:40am - 2:40pm. Bring lunch, water, poles, and hiking boots. Meet at DCR Flynn Rink on Woodland Road. From Route 93, exit 33 in Medford, take Fellsway West (Route 28) north 0.5 miles; right on Elm Street, 0.5mi.; left at rotary; left at rink. Bus 99 from Wellington T station. No dogs. Rain cancels. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

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

Explore Whipple Hill Conservation Area

Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Whipple Hill is Lexington's largest conservation area, with varied woods, hills and ponds. Our route will include a visit to the adjacent Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester. Leader's cell phone day of hike: 617-571-3740.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Thurman Smith thurman@efrllc.com (781-729-3832; D/E)

Intro leader since 1972, daily Fells hiker, Winchester resident.

Registrar: 
Thurman Smith (781-729-3832)

Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

9.5 mile fast-paced hike w/lunch at scenic pond, 9:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Rte. 3 Exit 14 to Rte. 228N toward Hingham, 4 mi. to Wompatuck sign, then R on Free St. 1.3 mi. to visitor center pkg. lot. Email if severe weather. No dogs. Leader: Mike Tuohey

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Houghs Neck, Quincy

Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Unusual, fast-paced 9-mile peninsula hike mostly along proposed Sea to Summit Greenway, including salt marshes, a long path along a dike, hidden ocean beaches, and a former Boston Harbor island, all with spectacular views. Bring hiking boots/sturdy sneakers, lunch/snack & water. From SE Expwy, exit 8 (Quincy), take Furnace Brook Pkwy. 2.8 mi., L onto Quincy Shore Dr. L at first light into lot. Rain cancels. No dogs. Leader: Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

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

Columbus Day Weekend Hiking in White Mountains

Friday, October 11, 2019 3:00 PM to Monday, October 14, 2019 12:00 PM

Experience the dazzling color and beauty of the White Mountains in Fall. Spend 3 nights at the lovely Mountain Fare Inn (Campton, NH) including 3 full breakfasts, 2 dinners & 2 happy hours (BYOB). There will be two led trips each day on Sat. and Sun. @ different levels. Shorter hike on Mon.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9 PM)
Coleader: 
Bob DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9 PM)
Barbara Lightizer blightiz@yahoo.com (617-365-4233; before 9 PM)
Registrar: 
Nancy Dimeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9:00 p.m.)

6th Annual Duxbury Beach Walk

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

9:30am-2:00pm. Fall has begun and the crowds are gone. It is a perfect time to join us for a walk to the end of Duxbury Beach and have lunch at the Gurnet Point Lighthouse. Moderate pace. Bring lunch, snacks, and water. No children under 10 or dogs. Heavy rain cancels. If uncertain, contact Lisa or Mary. Directions: From North or South: Take Route 3 to Exit 11, Turn R going East, Exit roundabout at 2nd turn from either direction which is Congress/West Street 1.8 miles, then bear R onto Church St, which turns into George St.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Coleader: 
Mary Wisbach (781-771-3680; before 9pm)
Judith Watson

World's End Reservation, Hingham

Monday, September 2, 2019 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

5 mile walk, 8:30am-11:30am. Bring snack/water. From Rte. 3 exit 14, take Rte. 228N 6.5 mi., L on Rte. 3A 1.0mi. to rotary, R on Summer St. 0.5 mi. to light, L on Martin's Lane to entr. $8.00 parking fee for non-members of the Trustees of Reservations. Storm cancels. No dogs. Leader: Beth Mosias

Trip details

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

Lynn Woods Reservation, Lynn

Sunday, August 11, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

106 Pennybrook Pkg. lot off of Walnut St. Make LEFT turn after DD or at traffic light at Pennybrook Rd. Mod to Stren. 6 mi., 9am-1pm. Bring lunch, H2O, snacks. Leaders choice. Cancel if rain. No dogs. Leader: Nelson Caraballo

Trip details

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

Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Moderate pace 5 mile walk, around scenic Ponkapoag Pond, with beautiful views of Great Blue Hill. Pleasant stroll across golf course, on maple tree walkway. Enjoy sit-down break, on the dock at AMC Camp. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at The Lodge Bar & Grill, in nearby Randolph, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Ponkapoag Golf Course parking lot. From Route 93/128, exit 2A, take Route 138 South for 0.7 mile. See Ponkapoag Golf Course parking lot on left. L Brian Connolly

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Brian Connolly (508-820-7786)

Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Moderate pace 5 mile walk, around scenic Ponkapoag Pond, with beautiful views of Great Blue Hill. Pleasant stroll across golf course, on maple tree walkway. Enjoy sit-down break, on the dock at AMC Camp. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at The Lodge Bar & Grill, in nearby Randolph, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Ponkapoag Golf Course parking lot. From Route 93/128, exit 2A, take Route 138 South for 0.7 mile. See Ponkapoag Golf Course parking lot on left. L Brian Connolly

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Brian Connolly (508-820-7786)

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