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Friends of the Blue Hills
PO Box 416
Milton, MA 02186
(781) 828-1805
Experience the natural beauty of Massachusetts just a few miles outside Boston. Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres, covering parts of Quincy, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Milton, and Randolph. There are 125 miles of trails to explore through forests and wetlands, up hills, and more.


Dawn to dusk. Due to recent storm events that caused extensive tree damage throughout the park, some trails may have debris and/or trees down. Currently, the agency is in the process of clearing the debris. Visitors are advised to use caution on all trails.


  • Athletic fields
  • Educational programs
  • Grills
  • Historic sites
  • Lifeguard
  • Museum
  • Observatory
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Science center
  • Visitor center


  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Camping
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Golfing
  • Grilling
  • Hiking & walking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Swimming


  • Hiking
    • Paved trails
  • Picnicking
  • Restroom
  • Swimming
  • Visitor center