Walks

Boston's Developing Waterfront

Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

[Note: There is a good chance this may be cancelled or postponed due to rainy/raw conditions. Please contact Leader for update.] Moderately paced walk. Explore Ft. Point Channel, Marine Industrial Park, Seaport District, Rowe's Wharf, Rose Kennedy Greenway. 10:00am-2:00pm. Meet at South Station (Red Line T) indoors at street level at exit to Dewey Square. Bring lunch, water. Heavy rain/forecast over 90°F cancels. No dogs. New members welcome.

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sharon Marshall (617-542-4551; from 7-9pm)

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus

Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Fast-paced, challenging 6-mile hike including rocky peaks and pristine lakes, 9:30am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, water, and hiking boots. From Rte. 1 in Saugus take Lynn Fells Pkwy West 0.3 mi., right onto Forrest Street. Park at end. Meet at Visitors Center. Rain cancels. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Breakheart Reservation, Wakefield Entrance

Sunday, September 9, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Moderate to Strenuous hike. 6 mi. 9am-1pm. Bring lunch/water/snacks. From Rte. 1, take Main St. toward Wakefield. Continue on Farm St. Make RIGHT turn at Hemlock Rd/Northeast Metro Tech High parking lot. Cancel if rain. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo Nelsonhikes@gmail.com (617-548-8579)

Breakheart Reservation, Wakefield Entrance

Sunday, August 5, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Moderate to Strenuous hike. 6 mi. 9am-1pm. Bring lunch/water/snacks. From Rte. 1, take Main St. toward Wakefield. Continue on Farm St. Make RIGHT turn at Hemlock Rd/Northeast Metro Tech High parking lot. Cancel if rain. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo Nelsonhikes@gmail.com (617-548-8579)

Lynn Woods, Lynn

Sunday, July 8, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Middlesex Fells, Winchester

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sheepfold Pkg. lot. Mod to stren. 7 mi. hike over many hills & rough terrain. 9am-2pm. Bring lunch, H2O, snacks. Rte. 93 S to exit 35. At stop sign, go L under highway. At next stop sign go R. At first set of lights turn R onto Rte. 28. Turn R into Sheepfold entrance. Rte. 93 N to exit 33 (Route 28). Sheepfold entrance is 2 miles up on the L. Cancel if rain. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. Note: There is now a parking fee for the Sheepfold Lot.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Lynn Woods, Lynn

Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5 miles, Leader's Choice. 9:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo (617-548-8579; 11am -2pm)

Boston's Back Bay Fens

Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

View museums and cultural institutions; explore the Rose Garden and Victory Gardens. From 10:00am-2:00pm. Meet at corner of Huntington Ave. & Museum Rd. (Museum stop on Green Line "E"). Bring lunch & water. No dogs. New members welcome. Heavy rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sharon Marshall (617-542-4551; 7-9 pm)

Evening hike and swim at Walden Pond

Monday, June 18, 2018 12:00 AM

It's going to be hot on Monday! So let's enjoy the evening with a hike and swim in Walden Pond.

Classic T-Hike to Walden Pond! Join us for a summer evening loop walk accessible by public transportation from the T. We will walk about 2.5 miles in each direction to Walden Pond, all on conservation land trails from the Lincoln Commuter Rail station. We will stop for about an hour at the pond to go for a swim, have a snack, or hike around the pond. Please bring some food to share!

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Loutzenheiser dloutzen@gmail.com

Mass. Audubon Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary, Belmont

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:15 PM

5:30-7:15pm. End your day with a lovely nature walk right in Belmont, MA, brought to you by the AMC Boston Chapter Conservation and Local Walks and Hikes Committees. The walk will focus on plant identification and fun and interesting natural history. Easy trails, bring water and snack. No dogs. Heavy rain cancels. Meet in front of the visitor's center. Fees: Audubon Non-Members $4 (Adults) $3 (Seniors 65+); AMC Non-Members: $1. Questions? Contact Joan or Lisa.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell (781-729-4712)
Lisa Fleischman (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Joan Entwistle

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