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 lookout but please do not be tempted to take one home as the little boy in this story does. Read along and see all the things a salamander needs to live. Stroll through the pages of the book posted on the wooden fence at the playground. Add a unique literacy experience to your outdoor fun. Best for families with kids 3-8 years old. Enjoy a self-guided visit through the end of May at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. Co-sponsored by DCR and Milton Early Childhood Alliance.
Moderate walk, some hills, 4 miles. Old Rte. 128 to Beech Hollow and Doe Hollow. Return via the green dot trail.
Preregistration is required. For ages 12 and up. Email Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us
with name, number of attendees and ages. Rain date: Sunday April 14, 1 pm -3 pm
Join Les Tyrala, a registered geologist, on this co-sponsored DCR and the Friends of the Blue Hills geology walk, as we explore the volcanic bedrock and glacial features of the Blue Hills. Learn the secrets of geological processes on this moderately strenuous hike over rocky terrain. Sturdy footwear is required.