Events

Nov. 1, 2014 -  Trail Maintenance with FBH

Saturday, November 1, 9 am – 1 pm.  Join the Friends of the Blue Hill Trail Crew in working on the trails. Help us clear brush, clean ditches, culverts, and reinforce water erosion prevention features. Includes a hike to the work site. Wear long pants and gloves. Tools, training, water, snacks, and lunch provided. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot. Email trailwork@friendsofthebluehills.org to participate or with questions.

Nov. 2, 2014 -  Blue Hills Section Hike

Sunday, Nov. 2, 10:00 am – Blue Hill Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike on a variety of trails, some steep, including the Skyline Trail with views. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

Nov. 2, 2014 -  Southeast MA Adult Walking Club

Sunday, November 2nd    1:00 pm

Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 4 miles.  St. Mortiz Green Dot loop.  Meet at Shea Rink parking lot at 651 Willard St., Quincy.

For more information, contact DCR at 508.866.2580 ext 165.

Nov. 4, 2014 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

Sharon Voudreuil and Amy from Canton at Peek a Blue Hike on May 6 2014

Weekday hikes for parents and children. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11 a.m. – noon. Meet at Houghton’s Pond, 840  Hillside St, Milton.

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during our NEW bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes will occur every other week starting Tuesday, May 6 at 11:00 am.  The hikes are part of the organization’s 35th year celebration and are made possible by a startup grant from the Milton Junior Woman’s Club.

You can choose between two hikes: one for parents with babies in backpacks and one for parents with toddlers.  [...]

Nov. 8, 2014 -  Southeast MA Adult Walking Club

Saturday, November 8th    1:00 pm

Moderate/ difficult walk, some hills, 3+ miles.  Bugbee Path to Buck Hill.  Return on Doe Hollow Path.  Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St., Milton.

For more information, contact DCR at 508.866.2580 ext 165.

Nov. 15, 2014 -  Southeast MA Adult Walking Club

Saturday, November 15th    1:00 pm

Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 3 miles.  Walk from the Donovan School to Ponkapoag Trail and return via Madden Road.  Meet at the Donovan School on 123 Reed St., Randolph.

For more information, contact DCR at 508.866.2580 ext 165.

Nov. 16, 2014 -  Houghton Section Hike

Sunday, Nov. 16, 10:00 am – Houghton Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike on a variety of trails with several views and lunch atop Buck Hill. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

Nov. 18, 2014 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

Weekday hikes for parents and children. Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11 a.m. – noon. Meet at Houghton’s Pond, 840 Hillside Street, Milton.

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during our NEW bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes will occur every other week starting Tuesday, May 6 at 11:00 am.  The hikes are part of the organization’s 35th year celebration and are made possible by a startup grant from the Milton Junior Woman’s Club.

You can choose between two hikes: one for parents with babies in backpacks and one for parents with toddlers.  The [...]

Nov. 22, 2014 -  Nov 22, 2014 – DCR Dog Sled Fun Run

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DCR Dog Sled Fun Run

Saturday, November 22 , 1pm – 3pm

Meet a furry sled dog up close and personal! The Yankee Siberian Husky Club and the Boston Snow

Dogs will host an educational presentation on dog sledding in New England. See these canine athletes in training before the busy winter season. Demonstrations with wheeled rigs, if weather permits. Bring cameras for a great photo opportunity

Please note: This is a demonstration only. No rides given. Please do not bring your dog to this event …it distracts the sled dogs. Thank you!

Meet at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot [...]

Dec. 2, 2014 -  Peek a Blue Hikes for You and Your Tots

Weekday hikes for parents and children. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11 a.m. – noon. Meet at Houghton’s Pond, 840 Hillside Street, Milton.

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during our NEW bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series.  These hikes will occur every other week starting Tuesday, May 6 at 11:00 am.  The hikes are part of the organization’s 35th year celebration and are made possible by a startup grant from the Milton Junior Woman’s Club.

You can choose between two hikes: one for parents with babies in backpacks and one for parents with toddlers.  The [...]

Dec. 6, 2014 -  Trail Maintenance with FBH

Saturday, December 6, 9 am – 1 pm.  Join the Friends of the Blue Hill Trail Crew in working on the trails. Help us clear brush, clean ditches, culverts, and reinforce water erosion prevention features. Includes a hike to the work site. Wear long pants and gloves. Tools, training, water, snacks, and lunch provided. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot. Email trailwork@friendsofthebluehills.org to participate or with questions.

Dec. 7, 2014 -  Chickatawbut Section Hike

Sunday, Dec. 7, 10:00 am – Chickatawbut Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike in the wildest and most remote area of the Blue Hills. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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