Family Walk at Prospect Hill Park, Waltham, MA

Trip dates: Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

We will walk from the South end of Prospect Park along the ridge to the peak in the park. We'll have great views of downtown Boston and Waltham and enjoy this beautiful wooded area.

This hike is open to all families, is free, and is sponsored by AMC Boston Family Outings and OutdoorsRx. The walk is show and go. No registration is required. Members and non-members welcome. Please check this website the night prior to be sure the walk is still on, weather dependent.

Please bring a water bottle and snacks as needed for your kids (and you) and dress appropriately in layers. Come wearing footwear as well good for a moderate up and down walk, preferably hiking boots. Bring sun screen and insect repellent. The hike cancels for rain.

For more information, please contact the hike leader, Chris Stix, at 781-894-2924 or stixc2001@yahoo.com.

Testimonials

  • "Words and pictures and cannot describe how great this park is. You have to be there for yourself to see the amazing view over Boston."
Directions:

Take Route 128 to the Route 20 Exit 26. Head East on Route 20 towards Waltham. Take a left on Everett Street and one block later take a right on Route 117. At the second light, take a left on Prentice Street. Take a left on Prospect Hill Road. After a few

Trip details

Activity: 
Trip region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Trip state: 
MA
Leader: 
Christopher Stix stixc2001@yahoo.com (781-894-2924; before 8 PM)

Chris has an environmental studies degree from the University of Wisconsin. He leads Outdoorsrx trips for families in the Western suburbs of Boston. He also leads nature awareness trips, called Appreciating Nature. In 2014, Chris offered trained volunteer and crew naturalists in how to run nature awareness programs for families. He loves to hike and bike.

Trip location: 
Prospect Hill Road, Waltham, MA
Keywords: 
AMC Boston Family Outings Outdoors Rx prospect hill park walk
Status: 
Open
Trip country: 
USA
Trip difficulty: 
Easy

Audiences

Families
Run until filled: 
No

Registration

Registration required: 
No

Fees

$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00

Special types

Happenings: 
No
X Happenings: 
No
Volunteer: 
No
Instruction: 
No
First timers: 
Yes
Conservation: 
No
New members: 
Yes
Advance notice: 
No
Special notice: 
No
Creation date: 
2019-04-08 14:34:29.0
Last updated: 
2019-04-10 07:46:47.063