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.

Hiking & Backpacking Committee Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Are you an experienced AMC hiker and curious about how volunteer-led AMC hiking and backpacking activities are governed? The Boston Chapter's Hiking/Backpacking Committee meets monthly, and interested guests are welcome to sit in. For the particulars, contact Alex Nedzel, the chairperson, at chair@hbbostonamc.org

Trip details

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

Up in the mountains on almost a weekly basis, Alex leads outings in all seasons. While best known for fast-paced single day mega-hikes and gnarly back country bushwhacks in all seasons, he'll enjoy sharing his excitement for the mountains on almost any trip, with hikers at all ability levels.

Hiking & Backpacking Committee Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Are you an experienced AMC hiker and curious about how volunteer-led AMC hiking and backpacking activities are governed? The Boston Chapter's Hiking/Backpacking Committee meets monthly, and interested guests are welcome to sit in. For the particulars, contact Alex Nedzel, the chairperson, at chair@hbbostonamc.org

Trip details

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

Up in the mountains on almost a weekly basis, Alex leads outings in all seasons. While best known for fast-paced single day mega-hikes and gnarly back country bushwhacks in all seasons, he'll enjoy sharing his excitement for the mountains on almost any trip, with hikers at all ability levels.

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:00 AM

Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda

Boston Chapter Conservation Committee

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:00 AM

The Boston Chapter seeks to take a more active role in local conservation issues and our volunteer conservation committee needs people who are willing to take part in stewardship, awareness raising activities, event planning, and special projects.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Carlson jeff@amcboston.org

Lincoln Conservation Land, Lincoln

Saturday, March 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Fast paced, very scenic 8-mile hike to lesser-known areas, including Chapman Pasture, Pigeon Hill, Browning Fields, and Beaver Pond, 10:00am-2:15pm. Bring lunch/water. From I-95/Route128 Exit 28 in Waltham, take Trapelo Road west for 2.5 miles to a left on Lincoln Road. Travel 0.6 miles and turn right at the sign for Lincoln Public Schools. Take left at the tennis courts and park in lot by the courts. Storm cancels.

Trip details

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

Film Screening and Social: Chasing Ice

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM

Are you interested in climate change? Would you like to meet other people who share your interest in the environment? Come and join us for a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary "Chasing Ice" on Wed, March 2 at the AMC Cabot Auditorium.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
John Schmidt
Coleader: 
Alberta Colakovic

Artist and Writer Walk at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Sunday, February 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Bring your cameras, sketchpads and notebooks for this exploration of the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. We'll wander around the 30 acre sculpture park, situated on the edge of Flints Pond, for about an hour, then warm up with hot drinks and snacks at the museum cafe. After that we can explore the galleries and find spots (inside or out) to sketch, write, photograph, etc. Museum admission fee is $14 per adult.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephanie Contino sscontino@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Marianne Bonnard bonnard.marianne@gmail.com

Middlesex Fells, Malden

Saturday, February 27, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

6-mile. hike, some rocky steep hills to cliff views including waterfall w/lunch at pond, Moderate-rated hike, not for beginners. 10:00am-2:30 pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Meet on Washington St. side of Oak Grove T sta. From Rte. 93 exit 32 in Medford take Rte. 60 E 1.2 mi., L on Highland Ave. 0.5 mi., R on Glenwood St. 0.6 mi., L on Wash. St. 0.1 mi., R into T sta. lot (fee) or park on street. Email if severe weather. Traction devices if snow. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

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

Film Screening and Social: Chasing Ice

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Are you interested in climate change? Would you like to meet other people who share your interest in the environment? Come and join us for a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary "Chasing Ice" on Wed, March 2 at the AMC Cabot Auditorium.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
John Schmidt jtschmid@sbcglobal.net
Coleader: 
Alberta Colakovic

Snowshoe/Hike in Skug Reservation and Harold Parker, Andover, MA

Sunday, February 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Snowshoe/hike weather dependent on rolling terrain through woods. Approximately 2 hours. Meet at 1:30 at the parking area on Salem St. From I93, take exit 41 onto Rte 125 N, toward Andover. At traffic light at Salem St., turn Right. Continue to parking area for Skug Reservation (AVIS property) on the right.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Helen Palmer hpalmer.fournature@verizon.net (978-657-9153; before 10 PM)
Coleader: 
Judi Barthakur barthakur@comcast.net

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