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.

Fall Harvest Ride - Essex County Salt Marches and Estates

Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:00 AM

Easy Fall ride through Essex County around salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound & Ipswich Bay. Coastal views from Great Neck & Little Neck. Stops at Russell's Orchard, Crane Estate, & Crane Beach. Easy pace. Some hills. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9 PM)

Fall Harvest Ride - Essex County Salt Marches and Estates

Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:00 AM

Easy Fall ride through Essex County around salt marches overlooking Plum Island Sound & Ipswich Bay. Coastal views from Great Neck & Little Neck. Stops at Russell's Orchard, Crane Estate, & Crane Beach. Easy pace. Some hills. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Edward McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00pm)

Cape Ann Perimeter Ride

Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Bike coastal streets and side roads along scenic Cape Ann, starting from Gloucester. Stops along route for viewing lighthouses, coves, and potential beach spots. Ride is 30-35 miles of gently rolling terrain with a few hills in between. Bring appropriate wind-protective clothing, lunch, and snacks. Accessible by MBTA Commuter Rail. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9 PM)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; Before 9 PM)

Cape Ann Perimeter Ride

Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Bike coastal streets and side roads along scenic Cape Ann, starting from Gloucester. Stops along route for viewing lighthouses, coves, and potential beach spots. Ride is 30-35 miles of gently rolling terrain with a few hills in between. Bring appropriate wind-protective clothing, lunch, and snacks. Accessible by MBTA Commuter Rail. Rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Edward McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA - pending
Registrar: 
Ed McManmon epmcmanmon@nii.net (781-639-4297; before 9:00pm)

Tuesday Night Ride - Watery Wayland

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Meet in the parking lot behind the Wayland Town Buildingat the Southwest corner of the intersection of routes 20 and 126. (41 Cochituate Rd) at 5:45 for 6:00 pm start. 13 mile rolling ride at a moderate pace. Helmet required. Dinner at The Local follows.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling - Evening
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-231-1483; Before 9pm)

AMC Boston Family Outings Trip Planning Meeting, Lancaster, MA

Sunday, May 1, 2016 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

AMC Boston Family Outings Planning Meeting with light supper and beverages provided (please bring potluck appetizers and desserts) at 4:30 PM with meeting 5 PM - 6 PM. Everyone welcome. Children welcome. We hope you will join us as well for the "Spring Bird Walk" prior, Lancaster, MA. 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: 
Bicycling - Mountain
Hiking
Meetings
Social Events
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)

Blue Hills Bird Walk

Saturday, June 4, 2016 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Bird Walk for 3 miles through the Fowl Meadow and along the Neponset River. Learn to bird by listening for and identifying late migrant and nesting species in the best birding area in the Blue Hills Reservation. Bring your binoculars and a bird book if you have one. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. 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: 
Steve Olanoff

Blue Hills Wildflower Hike

Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM

7-mile hike in the eastern section of the Blue Hills Reservation viewing wildflowers and climbing scenic hills, some steep, including the new trail along the restored Blue Hill Reservoir. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. 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: 
Steve Olanoff

Blue Hills Bird Walk

Saturday, May 21, 2016 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Beginner's bird walk 3 miles through the Fowl Meadow and along the Neponset River. Learn to bird. See both common and rare bird species at the height of spring migration in the best birding area in the Blue Hills Reservation. Bring your binoculars and a bird book if you have one. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. 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: 
Steve Olanoff

Family Hike to the Bells in Groton, MA

Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

The Tubular Bells are a hidden treasure in Groton, MA. Join us for a hike to the bells, through the rolling hills of Groton. Its about 4 miles with modest elevation changes. There will be beautiful vistas and you'll be able to ring the bells. We'll meet at 1 pm, starting no later than at 1:15. Bring a snack and plan on about a 3 - 4 hour hike. One or two fun kid-friendly leader dogs may join us too. Afterwards, we may stop at Johnson's drive-in for a bite to eat. Trip is most suitable for good hikers aged 6+.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
James Luening (585-545-8344; Evenings)

With over 20 years of experience hiking and backpacking, I've lead and Co-lead many trips for the AMC and other outdoor clubs. I've also taken AMC Family Leadership Training, Wilderness First Aid Training and CPR. With younger children of our own, we enjoy sharing outdoor experiences with others.

Coleader: 
Millie Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com (603-891-5726; Evenings)
Registrar: 
Millie Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com (603-891-5726; before 9 pm)

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