Join us for the last trail maintenance event of the year! We will make sure the drain structures are ready for winter, and clear away storm debris. Meet us at 9 am at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton. Wear sturdy boots, long pants and work gloves and bring at least one quart of water.
In case of inclement weather, we will cancel, so please sign up for trail maintenance alerts at the bottom of our trail maintenance page.
Join the DCR and the New England Mountain Bike Association for a holiday toy drive collection. Bring a new unwrapped toy, then go on a guided or self-guided mountain bike ride or hike. All toys will be donated to Interfaith Social Services which help families in need during the holidays. Gifts for children ages 11-16 are most needed and appreciated. Call 617-727-4573, ext. 4 for more info. Meet at Houghton’s Pond Visitor Center at 840 Hillside Street in the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Registration 9 am – 11 am
Toy Drop 9:30 am – 1 pm
Do you want to take even better photos? You can sharpen your photography skills with a special FREE clinic on smartphone photography. Their expert staff will cover topics like lighting, composition, digital zoom, resolution, editing, and stabilizing your shot. Because the best camera to use is the one that you always have on you – your phone!
Are you tired of sitting on the couch? Grab the kids and get out! Join a DCR Park interpreter for some fun under the winter sun. We’ll take a 1.5 mile trek and play some winter games along the way. Dress in warm layers and boots. Don’t forget hats and mittens too. For ages 8 and up. 1.5 hours