Welcome to the Friends of the Blue Hills. We are a 1,000+ member non-profit organization devoted to preserving and protecting the Blue Hills Reservation’s natural beauty, diverse natural habitats and many recreational opportunities. Come and explore the Blue Hills

Discover what is happening in the Blue Hills

... nature in your backyard

Blue Hills Guide

Want to explore more of the Blue Hills? Download the authoritative guide to the Blue Hills Reservation!

Click here to download the guide. 

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Recommended Trails

Want to hike the Blue Hills, but don’t know where to begin? Visit our recommended trails page for the best hiking near Boston.

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Help protect the park from inappropriate development — and help care for the trails and forests for years to come! Donate Now!

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... bring your family, your dog or just yourself and enjoy!

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The Blue Hills needs friends like you. By becoming a member you will help protect the park from development (like past proposals for a hotel and private parking lot!), help maintain the trails and keep the forests healthy!

 

Join 1,000 others and become a member today!

 

Your membership will: Protect 7,000 acres Maintain 125 miles of trails Give 100,000 visitors the gift of the Blue Hills!

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Friends of the Blue Hills News

DCR Traffic Advisory: Chickatawbut Road

DCR Traffic Advisory: Chickatawbut Road WHAT:          Starting on Saturday, October 17, 2020, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will indefinitely close Chickatawbut Road within Blue Hills Reservation in the Town of Milton between Route 28, Wood...

Video: Youth in Action on Climate: Sunrise Movement

Blue Hills Climate Action Coalition Our Climate Crisis: Research and Action for Change Virtual Lecture Series Youth in Action on Climate: Sunrise Movement Part of a lecture series.  See upcoming lectures. What are local youth doing to address climate change? How do...

DCR Announces 2020 Deer Management Plan for Blue Hills Reservation

The following is a Department of Conservation and Recreation press release.  For more information on the program, visit the DCR website. DCR Announces 2020 Deer Management Plan for Blue Hills Reservation  BOSTON — The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR),...

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the NightMonday. October 5th, 3:00 pmClick to sign up on ZoomHave you ever wondered who makes those screeches, howls and yowls in the dark? Join us for this online program where we’ll investigate some of the night animals that live in the Blue...

Our Climate Crisis: Research and Action for Change

Blue Hills Climate Action CoalitionOur Climate Crisis: Research and Action for ChangeVirtual Lecture SeriesThe Blue Hills Climate Action Coalition presents a virtual lecture series on the climate crisis, showcasing a diverse mix of perspectives from within the climate...

Find Five Friends!

Do your friends love the Blue Hills?Have you asked them if they’re Friends of the Blue Hills members?Why not join the Find Five Friends Campaign!  Just tell five friends about why you love the Blue Hills... and ask them to fill out the form below... and join the...

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