AMC's Best Day Hikes near Boston, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts

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Discover 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area with this fully updated four-season guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club. Whether you are an outdoors person or visitor looking to explore the trails of the Greater Boston area and Cape Cod, this book is a must-have resource for shorter walks and day-long adventures. This new edition adds ten more hikes for beginner and intermediate hikers. From the barrier beach on Plum Island, to close-in hikes in the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills, to quite walks on the ...

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Overview

Discover 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area with this fully updated four-season guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club. Whether you are an outdoors person or visitor looking to explore the trails of the Greater Boston area and Cape Cod, this book is a must-have resource for shorter walks and day-long adventures. This new edition adds ten more hikes for beginner and intermediate hikers. From the barrier beach on Plum Island, to close-in hikes in the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills, to quite walks on the South Shore and Cape Cod, this guide offers a variety of trails for all ability levels and interests. An at-a-glance chart highlights the best hikes near public transportation, for kids, and for winter snowshoeing and skiing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934028476
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 402,550
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Tougias is an expert on the wild places of Massachusetts, and has authored many books about New England, including River Days and Autumn Trails. John S. Burk is a freelance writer and photographer and editor of the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents1. Middlesex Fells: Cross Fells Trail 2. Middlesex Fells: Rock Circuit Trail 3. Middlesex Fells: Skyline Trail 4. Middlesex Fells: Reservoir Trail 5. Wilson Mountain Reservation6. Blue Hills: Ponkapoag Pond 7. Blue Hills: Observation Tower Loop 8. Blue Hills: Great Blue Hill Green Loop 9. Blue Hills: Houghtons Pond Yellow Loop 10. Blue Hills: Skyline Trail 11. Arnold Arboretum 12. Jamaica Pond 13. Stony Brook Reservation 14. Boston Harbor Islands State Park 15. Lynn Woods 16. Breakheart Reservation 17. Coolidge Reservation 18. Ravenswood Park19. Parker River National Wildlife Refuge20. Crane Beach Loop 21. Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary22. Weir Hill Reservation23. Ward Reservation24. Bald Hill Reservation25. Appleton Farms Grass Rides 26. Halibut Point State Park 27. Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge28. Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge29. Ashland Reservoir Loop 30. Great Brook Farm State Park31. Wachusett Reservoir32. Mt. Pisgah Conservation Area33. Minute Man National Historic Park Battle Road Trail 34. Walden Pond 35. Lincoln Conservation Land Mount Misery 36. Lincoln Conservation Land Sandy Pond 37. Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary38. Noanet Woodlands39. Rocky Narrows Reservation40. Rocky Woods Reservation41. Noon Hill Reservation42. F. Gilbert Hills State Forest (Possibly place in Chapter 4, South of Boston and Cape Cod)43. Cape Cod National Seashore North: Pilgrim Spring and Beech Forest44. Great Esker Park 45. World's End Reservation 46. Whitney and Thayer Woods47. North Hill Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary48. Camp Titicut Reservation49. Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary 50. Wheaton Farm Conservation Area51. Borderland State Park52. Ellisville Harbor State Park53. Freetown-Fall River State Forest54. Caratunk Wildlife Refuge55. Lowell Holly Reservation56. Fort Hill57. Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary58. Great Island59. Sandy Neck Circuit60. Myles Standish State Forest: East head Trail and Bentley Loop

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