AMC Boston Family Outings Hike, Light Supper, and Trip Planning Meeting, Acton, MA

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Trip dates: Sunday, November 6, 2016 2:45 PM to 6:00 PM

Join other families for a fun afternoon in Acton, MA 40 minutes (25 miles) NW of Boston for any or all of the activities below.:
1. Walk 1.5 - 2 miles through Grassy Pond Conservation Area, a 96 acre conservation property in Acton, MA with varied habitats and ecosystems. We will hike to the pond and enjoy a serene lookout and will also see wetlands, boulders, mosses, forest vegetation, and pine, hemlock and northern hardwood trees. No registration required for walk only, but kindly email the leader, Carrie McMillen, so we know to expect and wait for you.
2. Light supper at 4:30 pm provided by the committee (you bring potluck appetizers and dessert).
3. AMC Boston Family Outings Planning Meeting 5 PM - 6 PM. Everyone welcome. Children welcome.

Please register with Jeanne at or 978-202-5606 for the light supper and planning meeting and let us know who/how many you are and children's names/ages. Registered participants will be sent location information and directions.


  • "Great opportunity to get to know the group".

GPS Address for Grassy Pond Conservation Area: 155 Newtown Rd, Acton From 495, Take Rt 2 East towards Boston. Take Exit 41 and turn L on Central St. After 0.3 miles, turn R onto Fort Pond Hill Rd (easy to miss). Continue roughly 1.3 miles to 155 Newtown

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Trip region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Trip state: 
Jeanne Blauner (978-202-5606)
Carrie McMillen
Howard Loree
Trip location: 
Grassy Pond Conservation Area, Acton, MA
Family Outings, AMC, Boston Family Outings Committee Meeting, acton, MA292 Grassy Hill Conservation Area, Nagog Hill Rd Acton, MA 01720 42.501945, -71.445618
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Ponkapoag Camp
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Registration required: 
Jeanne Blauner (978-202-5606)


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Creation date: 
2016-02-04 11:43:29.0
Last updated: 
2016-11-03 13:03:55.373