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Hidden Creatures of the Blue Hills

Hidden under leaves and on trees, are fascinating creatures…  snake-mimics and… bird-poop mimics.  Sam Jaffe shows all.

Sneak Peek at the Eustis Estate

The Eustis Estate sits right next to the Blue Hills…  come to the Annual Celebration this Thursday, October 5th to learn how.  And watch the video with Peter Gittleman to get  insights into the Eustis Estate and it’s rich history.

What’s Invading the Blue Hills?

Some of the forests in the Blue Hills are threatened…  listen to Rick Kesseli, UMass Boston Chair of the Biology Department, to learn how during Blue Hills A-Live, the Facebook Live show.  Join us for the next one, Tuesday, 1pm on October 10th.


What an Ultra-marathon Runner Sees

David Dobrindt runs over 1,500 miles in the Blue Hills each year.  Watch to see the Blue Hills from the eyes of an ultra-marathon athlete.

Blue Hills A-Live — Interview with Geologist Les Tyrala

In the video below, geologist, Les Tyrala, reveals the unique geologic history of Great Blue Hill.

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Want to hike the Blue Hills, but don't know where to begin? Click here for recommendations to the best hiking near Boston. If you're interested in hiking Boston and Boston hiking, the Blue Hills Reservation offers great hikes near Boston. If you want to go hiking around Boston, be sure to check our suggested Boston hikes in the Blue Hills. The Blue Hills also offers a good place to find a South Shore MA mountain biking trail and you'll enjoy great Boston birding and birding near Boston. You'll also find a great swimming hole south of Boston at the Blue Hills Reservation and in general, great family fun South Shore.