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102990

Memorial Day Weekend Family Camping at Tully Lake, Royalston, MA (BHP Level 1 & 2)

Family Date: Fri May 25, 2018 - Mon May 28, 2018

Join AMC families at this tent-only family friendly campground set on the shore of a 200 acre lake less than two hrs northwest of Boston. Enjoy roaring waterfalls a short walk away, Explore miles of hiking including the Tully Trail; great biking and paddling up the picturesque Tully River, or explore the lake's islands and inlets via boat, or swimming. Relax by the water or get out on it: bring your own kayak or canoe; or rent canoes, kayaks, fishing poles, GPS, or disc golf equipment. Maybe, just spend some time relaxing beneath the towering pine trees. Enjoy bird watching. Your weekend. You choose :)

Tully Lake Campground is a Family Outings favorite. Centrally located bathhouse with flush toilets and coin-operated showers, quite a luxury. Cost: $75 pp ($35 kids four & under) includes 3 nights at campsite, camp meals, and s'mores! Communal cooking, camp chores and fun are all included! Equipment rentals not included in price.

To register click on the "Register Now" Button above or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://regi.amcboston.org/event/1882. Questions Contact leader Kate Atanasova - 774-232-6846, ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com.

Activity Category: Bicycling, Camping, Hiking, Paddling - Canoeing, Paddling - Flatwater, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Central
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Nancy Ryan Shearyan35@hotmail.com
Co-Leader: Kate Atanasova ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com 774-232-6846
104825

Warner Trail, Sharon

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat May 26, 2018

9am-5pm. 13-mi. mod. hike from Edge Hill Rd. in Sharon to High Rock in Foxboro. Bring lunch & water. We will spot cars before the hike. Meet at High Rock Rd. Turn onto High Rock Rd (paved woods road) 100 yds S of MOM South Motorcycles, 1000 Washington St (Rt 1), Foxboro. Heavy rain cancels. Email Jim if uncertain. No dogs; non-AMC $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jim Goyea jgoyea@hotmail.com 508-339-7671
Co-Leader: Laura Cerier lcerier@comcast.net 508-404-6353
106027

Blue Hills Wildflower Hike

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat May 26, 2018

7-mile hike in the eastern section of the Blue Hills Reservation viewing wildflowers and climbing scenic hills, some steep. Joint with Friends of the Blue Hills. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Steve Olanoff (E-mail Steve Olanoff)
106270

Parks & Greenways, Quincy

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat May 26, 2018

7-mile walk w/beach, woods, salt marshes, historic sites, 10:00am-2:30pm. Bring lunch & water. Take Quincy Shore Drive to Wollaston Yacht Club pier at Beach St. Or T to Wollaston, walk 1 mile. Email if severe weather. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
106275

Let's Hike Cleveland Farm State Forest

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat May 26, 2018

We'll hike about 4 miles along a section of the Bay Circuit Trail following trails that meander along eskers that are reminders of the last glacier that covered New England. Experience a relatively deep forest populated with oak, hickory, beech, hemlock, witch hazel and white pine. Occasionally, we may moderate our pace to enjoy the natural world of this splendid forest. If that's not enough to pique your interest, how about the chance to stand in 3 towns simultaneously?

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: Trail Map
Leader: Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com 978-394-9619
Co-Leader: Richard Lombard
103362

Blue Hills, Ponkapoag Pond

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Mon May 28, 2018

4 mi. mod.-paced hike, 10:30am-1:30pm. Bring lunch+water. I-93/Rte. 128 exit 2A to Rte. 138S for 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course pkg lot on L. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)
106259

Trek to Town Forest, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun June 3, 2018

1:00pm. Join us for a Traverse from a beautiful beaver pond, along a pretty trail past meadows, farm fields, thru woods, and into the Town Forest. Meet at the entrance to the Town Forest at 42.5973N 71.6052W. We will leave some cars, car pool to the start, and hike back. About 2 1/2 to 3 hours, moderate pace.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Olin Lathrop (E-mail Olin Lathrop)
105426

Walden Pond, Concord

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat June 16, 2018

Easy pace 5 mile walk, across grassy meadows and through hemlock forest, to scenic Walden Pond. Visit a cove inhabited by Henry Thoreau, during the mid-1800's. We will walk upon the woodland footpaths, where the transcendentalist contemplated life, on his early morning wanderings. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at China Ruby Restaurant, in nearby Maynard, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Lincoln Train Station commuter parking lot. From Route 2, take Route 126 South for 2 miles. Turn left on Codman Road, follow to end. Turn left, see Train Station on left.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Brian Connolly 508-820-7786
103363

Wollaston Beach, Quincy

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun June 17, 2018

Fast-paced 7-mi walk along Wollaston Beach, Marina Bay, 9:00am-noon. Bring snack/water. From SE Expwy, exit 8 (Quincy), take Furnace Brook Pkwy. 2.8mi, L onto Quincy Shore Dr. L at first light into lot. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)
103265

Horn Pond Conservation Land, Woburn

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun June 17, 2018

Slow-paced nature walk looking for late spring wildflowers. The walk will focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. From Rte 95/128 Exit 33A take Rte 3 South for 3 miles. Left on Pond St. 0.8 miles to parking lot on left. The parking area is opposite #48 Lake Ave, Woburn. Parking limited, arrive early. There is additional parking on Arlington Road on the east side of the pond. Steady rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. Boot Boutwell is a freelance itinerant naturalist who teaches and leads nature walks for Mass Audubon - Habitat, The New England Wild Flower Society, the Winchester Public Schools, the Friends of the Middlesex Fells, the Appalachian Mountain Club and other organizations.

Activity Category: Hiking, Instruction (Skills), Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Boot Boutwell 781-729-4712
104997

AMC Echo Lake Camp, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine

Family Date: Sat June 23, 2018 - Sat June 30, 2018

Enjoy AMC Echo Lake Camp and all Acadia National Park has to offer one kid age 15 and under FREE per paying adult the week of June 23 - 30.

Echo Lake, just outside Acadia National Park, has platform tents with canvas sides equipped with cots, blankets, mattresses and pillows, a full-service dining hall with three meals a day, a recreation hall and library with comfy chairs and a fire, and flush toilets and running hot and cold water as well as hot showers and a bath, handicapped accessible. There is a volleyball court, basketball net, swimming floats and boating dock with canoes, kayaks, rowboats, three sunfish and a windsurfer for communal use. The large deck outside the dining hall offers spectacular views of the lake and the cliffs.

There are hikes led by experienced hike leaders daily and walks with the camp's naturalist. There are two outdoor meals each week: the lobster cookout at Thompson Island and the mussel picnic held at the camp. Each week campers travel by boat to Baker Island in Frenchman's Bay and explore this remote, uninhabited site. Evening programs are offered including square dancing, Bingo, informative slide shows and a final Talent Night on the last night of camp. Some campers pick a few activities to be involved in while others do it all! Parents'are responsible to supervise their own kids, however, there is plenty to occupy kids of all ages four and older (camp is not appropriate for kids under 4 or for pets).

Info/Reservations: http://www.amcecholakecamp.org/visit.php
Questions? Call or email camp managers, Elly and Scott Preston, managers@amcecholakecamp.org, 615-630-0106.

Activity Category: Conservation, Critical Treasure, Hiking, Walks
Region: Maine, Downeast and Acadia
State: ME
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Echo Lake Camp
Leader: Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606
104996

AMC Cold River Camp, North Chatham, NH

Family Date: Sat June 30, 2018 - Sat July 7, 2018

Enjoy AMC Cold River Camp 2 kids under 12 FREE per paying adult the week of June 30 - July 7, 2018. Located on the NH/ME border in North Chatham, NH ~ 3-hours from the Boston area. Offering an authentic New England hiking camp experience since 1919. Private rustic cabins, comfortable lodge, delicious family-style break-fasts and dinners, and trail lunches. Hike, swim, paddle, bike, or simply relax. Daily-led hikes. Reservations and information: http://www.amccoldrivercamp.org/Pages/reservInfo.html

Activity Category: Bicycling, Conservation, Hiking, Paddling, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Cold River Camp Reservations
Leader: Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606
Registrar: Lois Winker amccrcinquiry@gmail.com 914-747-3194 (before 9 PM)
106329

World's End Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Wed July 4, 2018

Scenic 5-mi. walk, 8:30-11:30am. Bring snack/water. From Rte.3A rotary in Hingham, take Summer St. 0.5mi. to light, L on Martin's Lane to entr. $6.00 per person fee for non-members of the Trustees of Reservations. Avoid Rte.228 due to holiday event road closures. Storm cancels. No e-mail after 7/3. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)
106190

Walk from Revere Beach to Copley Square, Boston

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat July 21, 2018

This 12+ mile walk (with shorter options) has it all - ocean, marsh, beach, harbor, river, and ethnic, downtown neighborhoods. It starts with a visit to the annual Sand Sculpting Contest, passes through East Boston including a lunch stop, the Boston Waterfront, the edges of Charlestown and Cambridge, the Boston Esplanade and the Commonwealth Mall, ending at the Boston Marathon finish line. Enjoy a summer day of walking, and celebrate completion of the route at the Solis Irish pub. This route was enjoyed last summer with FreeWalkers. Meet at 8:30am at the Wonderland Station (MBTA Blue Line) on the upper level plaza that overlooks Revere Beach. NOTE: If you do not want to complete the entire 12+ miles, there are many MBTA stops along the route that make it easy to exit the walk. Questions? Contact one of the leaders.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: Free Walkers
Leader: Lisa Fleischman (E-mail Lisa Fleischman) 617-244-5747 (before 9pm)
Co-Leader: Fran Price (E-mail Fran Price) 617-875-5232
106260

Walden Pond, Concord

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat July 21, 2018

Easy pace 5 mile walk, across grassy meadows and through hemlock forest, to scenic Walden Pond. Visit a cove inhabited by Henry Thoreau, during the mid-1800's. We will walk upon the woodland footpaths, where the transcendentalist contemplated life, on his early morning wanderings. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at China Ruby Restaurant, in nearby Maynard, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Lincoln Train Station commuter parking lot. From Route 2, take Route 126 South for 2 miles. Turn left on Codman Road, follow to end. Turn left, see Train Station on left.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Brian Connolly 508-820-7786
106330

Blue Hills, Ponkapoag Pond

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat August 4, 2018

4 mi. beat-the-heat hike, 7:00am-9:00am. Bring snack/water. I-93/Rte 128 exit 2A to Rte.138S for 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course pkg. lot on L. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034 (7-9pm)
102965

Family Camping on Cape Cod, Nickerson State Park, Brewster, MA

Family Date: Fri August 24, 2018 - Mon September 3, 2018

We will camp at Nickerson State Park, a short walk from the beach at Flax Pond, where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun. CHOOSE THE DAYS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME! Great for kids/teens of all ages. Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions. Group size is 25-30. Group site for tenting. Breakfast and dinner included. Costs: Adults/Teens $22/night, kids: (ages 3-12) $15/night, 2 and under free. To register, please click the register button or copy and paste this URL into your browser: tinyurl.com/Nickerson2018. Questions?
Email Naomi Ribner at tonaomirose@gmail.com.

Activity Category: Bicycling, Camping, Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Cape Cod
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com, Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net 617-590-6802 (6-9 pm or best to text anytime.), Lisa Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com 857-237-7869, Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606
Co-Leader: Peter Fraunholtz salida04@yahoo.com, Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net 617-549-2812
104998

AMC Echo Lake Camp, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine

Family Date: Sat August 25, 2018 - Sat September 1, 2018

Enjoy AMC Echo Lake Camp and all Acadia National Park has to offer one kid age 15 and under FREE per paying adult the week of August 25 - September 1.

Echo Lake, just outside Acadia National Park, has platform tents with canvas sides equipped with cots, blankets, mattresses and pillows, a full-service dining hall with three meals a day, a recreation hall and library with comfy chairs and a fire, and flush toilets and running hot and cold water as well as hot showers and a bath, handicapped accessible. There is a volleyball court, basketball net, swimming floats and boating dock with canoes, kayaks, rowboats, three sunfish and a windsurfer for communal use. The large deck outside the dining hall offers spectacular views of the lake and the cliffs.

There are hikes led by experienced hike leaders daily and walks with the camp's naturalist. There are two outdoor meals each week: the lobster cookout at Thompson Island and the mussel picnic held at the camp. Each week campers travel by boat to Baker Island in Frenchman's Bay and explore this remote, uninhabited site. Evening programs are offered including square dancing, Bingo, informative slide shows and a final Talent Night on the last night of camp. Some campers pick a few activities to be involved in while others do it all! Parents'are responsible to supervise their own kids, however, there is plenty to occupy kids of all ages four and older (camp is not appropriate for kids under 4 or for pets).

Info/Reservations: http://www.amcecholakecamp.org/visit.php Questions? Call or email camp managers, Elly and Scott Preston, managers@amcecholakecamp.org, 615-630-0106.

Activity Category: Critical Treasure, Hiking, Paddling, Sailing, Walks
Region: Maine, Downeast and Acadia
State: ME
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Echo Lake Camp
Leader: Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606
106331

World's End Reservation

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Mon September 3, 2018

5 mile walk, 8:30am-11:30am. Bring snack/water. From Rte. 3 exit 14, take Rte. 228N 6.5 mi., L on Rte. 3A 1.0mi. to rotary, R on Summer St. 0.5 mi. to light, L on Martin's Lane to entr. $6.00 parking fee for non-members of the Trustees of Reservations. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034