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Blue Hills Reservation

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Milton, MA
+1 617-698-1802
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Great Place fo hiking

The Blue Hills Reservation is a great way to spend time with your family hiking and enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Chad R
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Norfolk, Massachusetts
Come prepared and bring your dog's poop bag out please

Lots of day hikes in this superb place. You must have a map; the trails are marked by numbers, and... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
MARY Lou A
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Milton, Massachusetts
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These seven thousand acres span six Massachusetts cities and towns.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Milton, MA
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Blue Hills Reservation is a great way to spend time with your family hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

Thank Chad R
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Lots of day hikes in this superb place. You must have a map; the trails are marked by numbers, and you will get lost without a map - at the mercy of people like me! Start at the State Police reservation and buy a map...More

Thank MARY Lou A
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We live within a very quick drive to blue hills and repeatedly return as the area is fantastic as a getaway from the day to day. Tons of trails that are clean and easy to navigate. Most all are family friendly, though strollers won't make...More

Thank Jeremy W
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is a very unique area. The park is about 8 miles from Down town Boston. You can walk, ride horses, bike, swim, hike, bird watch. Blue Hills is a wonderful resource.

Thank Timely32
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Something for everyone, outdoors and less than 10 miles from downtown Boston. Hiking, biking, skiing (xc & downhill), road & trail running, birding, maple surgaring, horseback riding, the Trailside Museum, the observatory & CSA Brookwood Community Farm. Families, teens, friends or solo. Any and all...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Hikes for all levels and ages. Flat trails, challenging trails, 15 minute walks and all day hikes. All within a few miles of downtown Boston. Trail side museum is close by for kids and all animal/nature lovers.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

My brother, daughter and I hiked Great Blue Hill to the lookout tower. While we had to use a satellite parking lot (it was Saturday, there was still skiing next door, and there appeared to be tour groups hiking) without a shuttle bus, we never...More

Thank William A
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great place for hiking (any levels) or just relaxing stroll. Also perfect place for a little suntanning at several meadows with direct sun above. Free parkings available.Also access using bus #240 from Ashmont metro station, connecting with Boston Red Line.Few.deers, some small animals, a lot...More

Thank rdrozd7
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Blue Hills reservation is a serene place to walk, hike, geocache, and horseback ride and ski. It is very close to civilization and yet once you start hiking, you can leave it all behind. The trails are well marked, however don't rely on your phone...More

Thank Boston_Bobby_2012
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Best place to take a hike and be away from the work stress. Family friendly and dog friendly. Easy free parking and amazing view

Thank Kikkoya
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mleng
7 March 2017|
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Response from b243 | Reviewed this property |
There was a bathroom but not sure how many are around
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Bonnie M
17 December 2016|
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Response from cubes1234 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have only hiked there. I have no idea about sledding
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Meaghan G
9 August 2016|
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Response from MARY Lou A | Reviewed this property |
There are many hikes in the Blue HIlls Reservation. The question asked is: is the hike up big blue conducive to a person carrying a five month old baby? The red trail up big blue is too steep and the dirt and stones too... More
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