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.

Historic Middlesex Canal, Woburn

Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Meet at 1:30pm at the SE corner of the parking lot behind the Woburn Cinemas, along Rte. 128. Level, 3-mi., joint w/Middlesex Canal Association along 2 sections of the historic canal. From Rte. 95/128 exit 35 in Woburn, take Rte. 38 S 0.1 mi., R onto Middlesex Canal Dr. past Holiday Inn to meeting place. Info:www.middlesexcanal.org. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robert Winters Robert@rwinters.com
Coleader: 
Roger Hagopian (781-861-7868; until 10pm)

Bedford/Burlington/Lexington Woodlands

Sunday, May 8, 2016 12:00 AM

Very hilly 6-mi. wander through various conservation & municipal lands. 9:45am-2:30pm. Meet at the new Wilson Mill Park, Old Burlington Rd., Bedford, MA. From Rte. 128 exit 32 merge on Rte. 3N for 1.5 mi. to exit 26, turn L on Burlington Rd (Rte. 62) toward Bedford for 0.6 mi., turn sharp L on Old Burlington Rd. Pkg. lot is 0.3 mi. at dead end. Rain cancels. 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: 
Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net

One-Day Leadership Training Program

Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

This one-day program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities with the Family Outings, Forty Plus, INTRO, Local Walks, Mountains and Music, Ski and Young Members committees. Participation in the program prepares you to co-lead non-backcountry trips and activities.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Leadership Training
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Gail Ferreira

AMC Boston Chapter Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, April 4, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM

The next meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club's Boston Chapter Executive Committee will be on Monday, April 4, 2016. Meetings of the Executive Committee are open to all AMC members.

Meeting Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton Center, MA.

Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:15pm

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeffrey Carlson

AMC Boston Chapter Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, March 7, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM

The next meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club's Boston Chapter Executive Committee will be on Monday, March 7, 2016. Meetings of the Executive Committee are open to all AMC members.

Meeting Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton Center, MA.

Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:15pm

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeffrey Carlson

AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee Monthly Meeting, March 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Would you like to get involved in the Ski Committee? We are a group of friendly people passionate about skiing and riding. We'd love to see new folks at our meetings! You can find out what makes the Ski Committee's trips and workshops tick. If you've ever thought about getting more involved, now is a great time to do it.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Skiing
Volunteering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, now as the Committee Chair.

Neponset River Greenway/Milton Hill

Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:30 AM to 12:15 PM

5-mile walk along Neponset River to Hutchinson Field, 9:30am-12:15pm. Bring snack. Meet at Hallet Street entrance to Pope John Paul II Park. From Route 93N, take exit 11 (11B from Route 93S) to Granite Avenue, north over Neponset River, immediate right on Hilltop Street, right under bridge into parking lot. E-mail if severe weather. 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: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Squantum Point Park to Pope John Paul 2 Park, Quincy/Dorchester

Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:30 AM to 12:45 PM

7-mile walk from Squantum Point Park, along Quincy Riverwalk, across bridge to Boston Harborwalk to Pope John Paul 2 Park, 9:30am-12:45pm. Bring snack & water. Take Rte. 3 South to exit 12, Rte. 3A South. Continue over the Neponset Bridge onto Quincy Shore Drive and bear left on East Squantum Street. Turn left and take Victory Road Marina Bay, take left on Haul Rd into the Squantum Point parking lot. Email if severe weather. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1. GPS Coordinates 42.299721, -71.032158.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Rocky Hill Sanctuary and adjoining woodlands, Groton

Sunday, May 15, 2016 12:00 AM

1:00pm. This is a great area to hike around in, with a beautiful point on Long Pond, beaver marshes, heron rookerie, a true bog, and more. About 2 hours, moderate pace. No Dogs. Meet at the Rocky Hill Sanctuary parking area off of Robin Hill Rd in Groton, 42.5811N 71.5311W.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Olin Lathrop (978-742-9014)

Brooks Orchard and Sorhaug Woods, Groton

Sunday, April 10, 2016 12:00 AM

1:00pm. This hike features pretty woods, open vistas, a beaver pond, and traversing two of Groton's famous drumlins with views of several more. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet at the edge of the open field on the north side of Orchard Lane, 42.6158N 71.5478W.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Olin Lathrop olin@embedinc.com (978-742-9014)

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