Blue Hills Reservation-Skyline Trail

Milton, Massachusetts 2186

Blue Hills Reservation-Skyline Trail

Blue Hills Reservation-Skyline Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"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 teeming with life. This hike follows the reservation’s longest trail, which stretches from the town of Dedham to Quincy.

To enjoy this hike to its fullest,plan to start early. Bring plenty of water and food, and wear sturdy hiking boots."

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AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Boston (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
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"This trail is the longest in the Blue Hills, extending from Fowl Meadow in Canton east to Shea Rink on Willard Street in Quincy." Read more

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
7-8 hours
Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation and Resources,, 617-626-1250
Local Contacts
Available for $3 at the Blue Hills Reservation Headquarters on Hillside Street in Milton or at
Local Maps