Massachusetts, Boston Area

In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.

Blue Hills, Ponkapoag Pond

Monday, October 10, 2016 12:00 AM

4 mi. mod.-paced hike, 10:30am-1:30pm. Bring lunch+water. I-93/Rte 128 exit 2A to Rte.138S for 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course pkg lot on L. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias (781-335-5034; 7-9pm)

Blue Hills Hike, Milton

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Blue Hills - 5 mile brisk-paced hike along yellow triangle trail with rolling hills, 10:30am-1:30pm. Meet at Houghton's Pond parking lot. Bring lunch and water. Storm cancels.

Trip details

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

AMC Boston Chapter 2016 Fall Leadership Program

Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:00 AM to Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:00 AM

This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Leadership Training
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Phillip Baraona
Stephen Conlin

Game Night at Joy St

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us for a night of board games and card games at Joy Street! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, come for whatever time frame works for you. Food will not be served, though you are welcome to bring in food or snacks.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com (603-219-1397)

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery & North Bridge, Concord

Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:00 AM

See water lotus in bloom, authors' graves and other Concord wonders on slow-paced, 5 mile ramble. Meet 10:00am. From Concord center take Monument Street 0.5 miles to North Bridge parking area on right. Bring lunch, water and sturdy rambling shoes. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jerry Yos (781-935-4647; before 11pm)
Coleader: 
Gail Zwink

Thursday Night Ride from West Acton

Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a 17-mile ride through Acton, Boxborough, Harvard, and Stow. Rolling terrain. Ride will be moderate (13-15mph) leaving promptly at 6pm, Douglas School parking lot, 21 Elm St. Acton. No advance sign-up necessary. Helmet, water, spare tube, and bike in good working order required. Probably a good idea to have visible front and back lights. Rain cancels, check this website for a cancellation notice. Please arrive by 5:45pm so that you can get your bike ready. We leave promptly at 6pm.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steve Maislin (978-254-5599)
Robyn Maislin robyn.maislin@comcast.net (978-254-5599)

AMC Boston Family Outings Trip Planning Meeting, Lexington, MA

Sunday, September 25, 2016 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

AMC Boston Family Outings Planning Meeting with light supper provided (please bring potluck appetizers and beverages) at 4:30 PM with meeting 5 PM - 6 PM. Everyone welcome. Children welcome. We hope you will join us as well for a hike prior at Prospect Hill Park nearby (see posting above). RSVP Jeanne Blauner, jablauner@comcast.net, 978-202-5606 for address/directions. Please let us know who/how many you are and children's/names/ages.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Meetings
Social Events
Volunteering
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Registrar: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Western Wanderer

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Tuesday evening road ride starting at Duck Feeding Area (intersection 95/30) in Newton. 10-13mph. Meet at 5:45 pm for a 6:00 pm start. Helmet required. Rain cancels. Dinner at local spot may follow ride. Ride thru Wellesley and Weston.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Bix Barbara@bbmarketingplus.com

3rd Annual Duxbury Beach Walk

Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:00 AM

10:00am-Noon, moderate pace. Bring water and snacks. No children or dogs. Lunch afterwards at a local restaurant for anyone interested. Heavy rain cancels. Call if uncertain. Directions: From North or South: Take Rte. 3 to Exit 11. Exit roundabout at 2nd turn from either direction which is Congress/West Street for 1.8 miles. (stay right at fork,continuing on West St.). Straight at traffic light onto St. George Street 1.1 miles to Washington Street, Left for 30 yards and then immediate right onto Powder Point Road. 1.0 mile to the Powder Point Bridge Parking lot before bridge.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Coleader: 
Mary Wisbach mwisbach@aol.com (781-771-3680; before 9pm)

Lake Waban (Wellesley) walk

Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM

5:45pm-7:00pm. Lake Waban (Wellesley) walk, with optional dinner following. Join us for a walk around lovely Lake Waban on the Wellesley campus. Moderate pace, gentle trail. Wear sneakers with good treads or hiking shoes. Bring water, snacks, and bug repellent. No children or dogs. Heavy rain cancels. Call leader if uncertain. $1 charge if not AMC member. Afterwards, enjoy a pizza or another dish at nearby Alta Strada. Enter campus from Route 135, main entrance, at the traffic light. Follow signs for the visitor's parking garage.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)

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