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Nov
16
Sat
2019
Boots ‘n’ Brews @ TBD
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Boots 'n' Brews @ TBD

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a “Hiking Boots and Brews” event! If you would like to explore the Blue Hills Reservation, meet other people, and sample some delicious beers, please join us! After a 2-3 hour hike along popular Blue Hills trails, hikers who are 21 years and older will have the opportunity to visit a nearby brewery to enjoy some cold ones. This is a free event.  Beer may be purchased at the brewery.

Email group leader Steve Kruszkowski: bnb@friendsofthebluehills.org for RSVP. Meeting location and trail TBD. Heavy rain cancels.

Sign the electronic waiver here.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
DCR Quincy Quarries: History Happened Here @ Quincy Quarries
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet at the DCR Quincy Quarries Historic Site parking lot on Ricciuti Drive in Quincy.

From Rt. 93, exit 8, follow signs toward Quarry Hills. Park at the lot on the right at the crest of the first hill.

Quincy is known as the Granite City for its rich quarry history. Join local experts and enthusiasts from the DCR, the Quincy Quarry Workers Museum and a registered geologist to learn about the amazing geology and industrial history of the Quarries. Sturdy footwear is recommended and the ability to walk on uneven ground. 2 hours

DCR Adult Walking Club @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Walks will be led by DCR park staff or a Walking Club volunteer leader.

Moderate walk, with some hills, 2.5 miles. Walk around Tucker Hill on the green dot trail.

Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton. For info, call 617-727-4573.

Things to know before you go

  • Wear sturdy footgear and dress in layers for maximum comfort
  • Sunscreen and bug spray recommended
  • Carry drinking water on all hikes
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If wind and weather conditions are questionable, please call the park contact directly for cancellation updates.