What could be more spectacular than fall foliage? Viewing this foliage from the top of Great Blue as the sun sets! Enjoy the season’s finest colors from the summit of the region’s highest hill.

On Sunday, October 17, from 4:30-7:00 p.m., the Friends of the Blue Hills and Blue Hill Ski will be sponsoring a free self-guided hike to the top of Great Blue. Complimentary cider and apples will be served at the top of the mountain, and hikers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy at the summit. Sunset will be at 6:00 p.m. This is a self-guided hike, so feel free to arrive anytime. (You’ll just want to give yourself time to hike to the top to see the sunset!)

This is the only opportunity to hike down Great Blue at night. After sunset, the ski area lights will be on to guide the way.

This year, for safety reasons, we ask that all participants RSVP by filling out the form below.  In addition, all hikers should check in at the ski area at the base of the hill before and after the hike. Hikers are encouraged to bring flashlights if they have them. Free parking is available at Blue Hills Ski Area, 4001 Washington Street, Canton.

Email us with your questions: info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org.

We can no longer accept RSVPs. If you arrive without registering, please check in at the Ski Area to register, for a map… and so we can welcome you!

Photo: Farley Sullivan (Milton)