Blue Hills Reservation 27th Annual First Day Hikes

First Day Hikes
Blue Hills Wildlife: noon – 1 pm
Hot cocoa & snacks for sale
Three DCR Ranger-led Hikes at 1 pm
Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton, MA

Join the “Granddaddy of First Day Hikes” and celebrate New Year’s Day in the Blue Hills. From noon to 1 pm, visit with live wildlife from the Trailside Museum, purchase a cup of hot cocoa or a snack from the Venture Scouts, share some holiday cheer by the warming fire, and then stretch your legs on one of three easy to moderate guided hikes which all depart at 1 pm. For more info, call 617-698-1802.

Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. Arrive early for this popular event. Parking is limited.

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