How do plants survive the seasonal changes in New England? Learn about how various plant life in the Blue Hills, from ferns along the forest floor to towers oaks and maples have adapted to survive harsh winters and make the most of sun and water in the spring and summer.
all-day DCR Spring Storywalk “A Salamand... @ Blue Hills Reservation
DCR Spring Storywalk “A Salamand... @ Blue Hills Reservation
Apr 1 – May 31 all-day
Enjoy a Family Spring Storywalk® at Houghton’s Pond Playground. Visit A Salamander Room. Vernal pools and wetlands come alive in spring! Many salamanders and frogs are most active this time of year. Be on the[...]
11:30 am Skills in the Blue Hills: Basic ... @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
Skills in the Blue Hills: Basic ... @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ever get lost while hiking? Then this session is for you! Bring your Blue Hills trail map (will be available for sale for $3 each) and your compass/smartphone and learn some tips about navigation from[...]
1:00 pm DCR Adult Walking Club @ Trailside Museum North parking lot
DCR Adult Walking Club @ Trailside Museum North parking lot
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Moderate walk, rugged and rocky terrain, 2.5 miles. Walk to the summit of Great Blue Hill. Return via the green dot trail.