Events

Oct. 11, 2016 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

Killashandra Chirken of Norwood with children  Lucian and Persephone at Peek a Blue Hike May 26 2015

Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots Tuesday, October 11, 11:00 am Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton (Click for all dates: Peek a Blue Hikes)

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for Peek a Blue Hikes… great for you and your tots!  Enjoy the outdoors with your children during our bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes occur every other Tuesday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, weather permitting.  (For a full list of dates, see Peek a Blue Hikes page.)   Hikes start at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot.  Healthy […]

Oct. 15, 2016 -  Sunset Hike to the Top of Great Blue

Please join us on Saturday, October 15, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. for a spectacular hike to view the sunset during peak foliage season. Bring your families and friends for this self-guided hike to the top of Great Blue.  We’ll provide complimentary snacks at the bottom of the mountain to give you energy for the walk up and hot cider and apples at the top. You can even bring a picnic dinner to eat at the summit! This is your only opportunity to hike down Great Blue at night; after sunset (at approximately 6 p.m.), the ski area lights will be on […]

Oct. 15, 2016 -  Trail Maintenance

Saturday, Oct 15th,  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to help clear the trails!  We will show you how to dig the dirt and move rocks to keep the water off the trails.  You could also cut branches that block the paths.  No experience necessary.  Events run about four hours, followed by a hearty lunch.  Wear sturdy boots, long pants and work gloves.  We suggest you bring at least one quart of water.  You may also want to consider bringing sunscreen and bug spray.  Meet us at 9 am at the Houghton’s Pond main […]

Oct. 20, 2016 -  Fall Trail Ride

Friends of the Massachusetts Park Ranger Mounted Unit asked us to post this… hikers and bikers are welcome.

 

 

Nov. 5, 2016 -  Trail Maintenance

Saturday, Nov 5th,  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to help clear the trails!  We will show you how to dig the dirt and move rocks to keep the water off the trails.  You could also cut branches that block the paths.  No experience necessary.  Events run about four hours, followed by a hearty lunch.  Wear sturdy boots, long pants and work gloves.  We suggest you bring at least one quart of water.  You may also want to consider bringing sunscreen and bug spray.  Meet us at 9 am at the Houghton’s Pond main parking […]

Nov. 8, 2016 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

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Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots Tuesday, November 8, 11:00 am Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton (Click for all dates: Peek a Blue Hikes)

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for Peek a Blue Hikes… great for you and your tots!  Enjoy the outdoors with your children during our bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes occur every other Tuesday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, weather permitting.  (For a full list of dates, see Peek a Blue Hikes page.)   Hikes start at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot.  Healthy […]

Dec. 3, 2016 -  Trail Maintenance

Saturday, Dec 3rd,  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to help clear the trails!  We will show you how to dig the dirt and move rocks to keep the water off the trails.  You could also cut branches that block the paths.  No experience necessary.  Events run about four hours, followed by a hearty lunch.  Wear sturdy boots, long pants and work gloves.  We suggest you bring at least one quart of water.  You may also want to consider bringing sunscreen and bug spray.  Meet us at 9 am at the Houghton’s Pond main parking […]

Dec. 6, 2016 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

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Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots Tuesday, December 6, 11:00 am Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton (Click for all dates: Peek a Blue Hikes)

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for Peek a Blue Hikes… great for you and your tots!  Enjoy the outdoors with your children during our bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes occur every other Tuesday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, weather permitting.  (For a full list of dates, see Peek a Blue Hikes page.)   Hikes start at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot.  Healthy […]

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