Moderate walk, rugged and rocky terrain, 3 miles. Walk the green dot loop via Wolcott, Puddle and Border Paths. Meet at the Trailside Museum NORTH parking lot at 1904 Canton Avenue in Milton. For more info, call 617-727-4573, ext. 4.
Meet Blue Hills Wildlife Noon – 1 pm
Hot cocoa & snacks for sale
Three DCR Ranger-led Hikes start at 1 pm
Join the tradition 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, and share some holiday cheer by the warming fire. Then stretch your legs on one of three easy to challenging guided hikes which all depart at 1 pm. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. For more info, call 617-727-4573, ext. 4.
Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3+ miles. Wolcott Path to Wildcat Notch and return via Five Corners. Meet at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside Street. For info, call 617-727-4573, ext. 4.
Blue Hills Winter Fest
Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest!
Come for a night hike or get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing. Whether or not you choose the outdoor activities, there is plenty of inside fun too: you can tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, taste chili from some of the best local restaurants, entertain the kids with crafts, and warm up in front of a blazing fire while enjoying the company of old and new friends.
Blue Hills Ski Area will be offering discounted ski tickets for the night. If you are planning to ski, print the homepage of our website or the FBH Facebook page and bring it to the event.
For more information, email info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org.