Calendar

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

Jan
1
Wed
2020
First Day Hikes
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Meet Blue Hills Wildlife from 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 fire. Then stretch your legs on one of three easy to moderate 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 617-698-1802 x 4.

Please arrive early. This is a very popular event and parking is limited.

Jan
18
Sat
2020
Members Only Boots ‘n’ Brews @ Ponapoag Pond
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Members Only Boots 'n' Brews @ Ponapoag Pond

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a “Members Only Hiking Boots and Brews” event! If you would like to explore the Blue Hills Reservation, meet new people, and sample some delicious beers, please join us! After a 2 hour hike around Ponkapoag Pond, hikers who are 21 years and older will have the opportunity to visit a nearby brewery to enjoy some cold ones. Beer may be purchased at the brewery.

This is a free event for our members. If you are interested in becoming a member, more information can be found here.

Heavy rain cancels. Traction cleats or snowshoes may be recommended depending on trail conditions.

Email group leader Steve Kruszkowski: bnb@friendsofthebluehills.org to RSVP

Sign the electronic waiver here.