Come to Blue Hills for the best swimming hole south of Boston!

Houghton’s Pond has everything you want for a day of family fun at the Blue Hills Reservation. The 24-acre, spring-fed kettle pond is surrounded by hiking trails and picnic areas and offers a playground, fishing, concessions, and a bathhouse with restrooms and showers.

Located in Milton, MA, Houghton’s Pond is just south of Boston, minutes from South Shore communities such as Canton, Braintree, Quincy, Dorchester, and Weymouth. Bring the whole family to enjoy the great outdoors at the best swimming hole south of Boston!

The pond swimming area is supervised by lifeguards seven days a week in July and August, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

After visiting Blue Hill’s swimming hold south of Boston, you can check our calendar of event to find more Blue Hills Reservation events.

2 Responses to “Come to Blue Hills for the best swimming hole south of Boston!”

  1. kris says:

    Does it cost anything to take my kids to swim ?

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