Classic New England Hike with Views 20 Minutes from Boston

Day Trips & Excursions in Pioneer Valley

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Come for a stroll through Blue Hills Reservation just south of Boston to see some of New England's dense forest and some of the most stunning views of the Boston skyline. We will hike about 4 miles round trip through some quiet wooded areas and up to two different viewpoints. This area is historic and contains two different lookout towers built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1900's. The hike will leave you feeling as if you are miles outside the city but it is located just 20 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN!!!The hike itself is not very strenuous and can be completed by hikers of all levels. We will talk about the history, the natural surroundings, and see some amazing views of the Boston Metro area! The meeting point will be the Dunkin Donuts across from the Ashmont/Peapody Square T station which is on the red line of the Boston subway. This can easily be accessed from downtown or any of the surrounding areas.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Boston Common, Boston, MassachusettsGuests will meet at the Ashmont/Peabody Square stop of the red line on the Boston subway. From here we will travel to Blue Hills Reservation by car.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Blue Hills Reservation, Milton, MassachusettsWe will start our hike from the Houghton Pond parking lot in Blue Hills Reservation. If arriving by car please meet here.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Hills Reservation

What’s not included