Walks

Thompson Island Sandbar Sunset Walk

Friday, July 5, 2019 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM

Unusual 4-mile walk with great views along sandbar at low tide to southern edge of a Boston Harbor island, 6:45pm-9:00pm. Proper footwear required (hiking boots, sneakers, or water-resistant shoes); bring dinner & water. From Boston, take Rte. 3 South to exit 12, Rte. 3A South. Once under Rte. 3 bridge and through Neponset Circle, go over Neponset Bridge onto Quincy Shore Drive, then L on East Squantum Road 1.3 miles from Neponset Circle. Take E Squantum Road--which becomes Dorchester Street--for just over a mile to Shoreham Street on right.

Trip details

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

Broadmoor (Natick) Mass Audubon walk

Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

[Cancelled due to expected thunderstorms] 9-11am. Meet outside the Visitors Center. Join us for a walk in this convenient (on Route 16), yet expansive wildlife retreat. Moderate pace, easy trails with some gentle hills and rocks. Bring water and snacks. No children under 10 or dogs. Severe weather cancels. Call Lisa if uncertain. Charge: $5 if not a Mass Audubon member, plus $1 if not an AMC member. Leader: Lisa Fleischman; Co-Leader: Lynda Boriskin

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Coleader: 
Lynda Boriskin

4th Annual Boston Family Outings AMC Cardigan Lodge Veterans Day Weekend, Alexandria, NH

Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:00 AM to Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 AM

Fun Family late fall weekend! AMC Boston Family Outings rents the entire Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria, NH. Great opportunity to get to know the group. Hike, walk, play and enjoy the outdoors at Cardigan Lodge and Cardigan Mountain in Alexandria, NH!! Kids all ages welcome! AMC members/non-members welcome! We offer multiple hikes, walks, and activities to accommodate a variety of ages and abilities.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Silvia Zaharinova-Dubinsky silvia_zaharinova@yahoo.com (617-283-2440)
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne is past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), Morocco, and New Zealand..

Micheal V Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (617-549-2731)

Currently a Backcountry Leader for the Boston Chapter Family Outings Group. Avid 4 season hiker and have enjoyed AMC Adventure Travel trips to Dolomites, Patagonia, Ireland and Switzerland.

Coleader: 
Lisette Neergaard Colón analisettecolon@gmail.com

Young Members 20s and 30s Weeknight Hike (Franklin Park)

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Join Young Members for an after-work walk in Franklin Park (T-accessible!). We'll do a combination of paved and unpaved trails, planning on around being out for around 3 miles/2 hours. Rain will cancel.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Karp

East Boston Greenway/Piers Park/Harborwalk/Marine Arts Sculpture Park

Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

2 hour walk, some history, good harbor views. Option for harborside Downeast Cider Co. visit and picnic table dinner at KO Australian bistro ~8:00pm. Meet at 5:30pm at Blue Line Airport T stop (Bremen Street side), street parking available, approx. 268 Bremen Street on GPS. Same afternoon cell: 857-600-8295. Rain cancels. Leader: Joel Snider

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joel Snider (781-777-1701)

Stony Brook South, Lincoln

Sunday, June 23, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

2.5 hr. hike through woods and along a chain of ponds and streams and a few gentle hills. 10:00am-12:30pm. Option for lunch in Lincoln afterwards. Rain cancels. Park in lot on north side of Rte. 117 (just west of 563 North Ave. - Weston's name for Rte. 117 - and 0.5 miles west of Lincoln Street, Weston). Rte. 117 changes name and enters Lincoln just west of turn-off. Leader: Joel Snider

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joel Snider (857-600-8295)

Walk with Thoreau in Billerica

Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Join a guided walk to explore extant portions of the Historic Middlesex Canal, reading passages from Henry David Thoreau describing the towpath, from the 'Billerica Falls to Middlesex Village' in his 'A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers'. It is a three hour easy walk, 9:45am - 1:00pm. Knee high boots recommended! Focus: Camaraderie and local history. Meet at the gazebo at the falls (across from 71 Faulkner Street, N. Billerica, MA). This walk is one of many RiverFest events. Leader: Marlies Henderson

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marlies Henderson marlies.henderson@gmail.com (978-808-6634; Between 8 AM and 8 PM (or txt))

Born Dutch, but naturalized. Radical conservationist. Explorer and writer. Advocate for hiking and biking.

Cutler Park Reservation, Needham

Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

9-11am. Join us for a walk in this local gem, conveniently located directly off of Route 128. As you walk the trails, you will not believe that you are so close to the highway. Highlights include Kendrick Pond, views of the Charles River, and the boardwalk crossing a marshland. Easy trails, minor ups and downs, with some roots and rocks, moderate pace. Bring water and snacks. No children under 10 or dogs. Severe weather cancels. Call Lisa if uncertain. $1 fee for those not AMC members. Leader: Lisa Fleischman; Co-Leader: Lynda Boriskin

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Coleader: 
Lynda Boriskin

Grassy Pond Conservation Land, Acton

Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Slow-paced nature walk through fields and forests to Grassy Pond looking for summer wildflowers and fruits. The walk will focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. Rte 2 to Exit 42 (Rte 27/Main St, Acton). Follow Rte 27 north for about 1 mile through Acton Center and turn left on Nagog Hill Rd. Go 1.1 miles. Parking lot on left just past small meadow. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: Boot Boutwell

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell (781-729-4712)

Crane Beach, Ipswich

Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Moderate pace 5 mile walk, across scenic sand dunes, and along the ocean beach. Beautiful desert landscapes, include pitch pine forest, views of Essex Bay, and sea birds. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at Woodman's Seafood Restaurant, in nearby Essex, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Crane Beach parking lot. Parking Fee. From Route 128, exit 14 in Gloucester, take Route 133 West for 5 miles. Turn right on Northgate Road. Then, turn right on Argilla Road, follow to beach. Leader: Brian Connolly

Trip details

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

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