60 Hikes within 60 Miles Boston - 2nd Edition  by Lafe Low and Helen Weatherall

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Boston - 2nd Edition Guide Book

by Lafe Low and Helen Weatherall (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Boston - 2nd Edition  by Lafe Low and Helen Weatherall
Whether you live in Boston or just enjoy visiting, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston provides all the information you need to choose the perfect day hike in your area, including trail lengths, hiking times, and trail difficulty. You can choose from short and long hikes, hikes for children, dog-friendly hikes, seaside hikes, river hikes, and wheelchair-accessible hikes.

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Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Boston - 2nd Edition" Guide Book
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This short, rugged hike tours a hillside made spectacular by the handiwork of the Wisconsin Glacier. Two granite monoliths are the stars of the show, but plan to spend some time on the open granite ca ...
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA - Hiking - Trail Length: .75
Explore the Northwestern acres of Appleton Farms, following an old steeplechase course and trails through forested wetlands. Starting at the parking area, cross the field, following the avenue of mapl ...
Hamilton, MA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.6
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This trail winds around the 157-acre Ashland Reservoir, taking you on a rugged journey through the forest and rewarding you with spectacular views of the water. Tucked away in the suburban town of Ash ...
Ashland, MA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
This hike circles a great outwash plain of the Wisconsin Glacier and, while scaling Bald Hill, passes through an 18th-century farmstead once owned by a veteran of the American Revolution. Start the ...
Boxford, MA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.53
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Located just over the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border, the Beaver Brook presents a landscape where beavers abound and loons or even a wandering moose wouldn’t come as a big surprise. Like many cons ...
Hollis, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.69
On this hike, you will explore the Blackstone Canal, following it lock by lock through tangled woods, feral meadows, and preserved farmland to the site of the recently reclaimed Stanley Woolen Mill. ...
Uxbridge, MA - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
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Located just southwest of Boston, the 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation offers a glimpse of the past and a sense of how the land may have looked before the city existed. The Blue Hills Reservation is ...
Milton, MA - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
There are 125 miles of trails winding throughout the 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation. Trails take you over granite hillsides and through placid forests sheltering vernal pools and kettle ponds teemi ...
Milton, MA - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
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Borderland State Park is often fairly busy and can be crowded, but there are plenty of corners of the park and more-remote trails where you can have the forest to yourself. Besides offering miles o ...
North Easton, MA - Fishing,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.25
Of the two portions of this hike, the northern half is the more rugged and less popular. The southern side has woods, wetlands, and tracts of meadowland. The park is a favorite destination for mountai ...
Framingham, MA - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.37
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This hike travels within the borders of three towns—Northborough, Marlborough, and Westborough—crossing abandoned farms, several drumlins, numerous streams, diverse forests, and magnificent swamplands ...
Northborough, MA - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 8
Just one of the many hikes possible on Wellesley’s extensive trail system, Centennial Reser vation is a place where the entire family can enjoy the pristine forest, kettle pond, and rolling meadows. ...
Wellesley, MA - Birding,Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.58
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To really get to know Boston, one of the best places to start is the Charles River basin. Once a sprawling tidal river with winding estuaries and thousands of acres of salt marsh, the lower Charles to ...
Boston, MA - Hiking,Road Biking,Trail Running,Walking - Trail Length: 7.75
You'll explore the well-preserved woodland haunts of the Wampanoag and America’s first generations of English settlers, including some fascinating stone foundations. Copicut is the Wampanoag word for ...
Fall River, MA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3.4
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One this hike you will follow the shoreline of one of Massachusetts’s most immaculate beaches. Approaching the marshes of Essex and the coast of Gloucester, you’ll cross into the high dunes of the inn ...
Ipswich, MA - Birding,Fishing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
Located upstream from Dartmouth's historic Russell Mills, this hike takes you on a tour of land preserved much as it was in the 1600's when the area was first settled. Destruction Brook Woods trailhea ...
Dartmouth, MA - Birding,Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 4.07
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Meandering footpaths weave through beech woods piled high with granite rubble, skirt swamplands, and pass overgrown cellar holes and boulders engraved with words of inspiration. Named for the many dog ...
Gloucester, MA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.25
The Coffeehouse Loop at Douglas State Forest takes you through a diverse forest and traverses a large scenic marshland. Down on the shores of Wallum Lake, there is a large picnic area with numerous pi ...
Douglas, MA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.2
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Located in an area that has maintained a charmingly rural character despite its proximity to Boston, Elm Bank’s well-tended 182 acres offer miles of hiking both along the wooded banks of the Charles R ...
Wellesley, MA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.9
On this hike, you will shadow the Concord River, crossing through conserved farmland and a magnificent tract called The Great Meadows owned by the National Wildlife Federation. The trail passes throug ...
Carlisle, MA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
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