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2018 DCR First Day Hikes

first day hikes

DCR invites you to join all 50 states on January 1, 2018 for a First Day Hike!

BOSTON
Carson Beach and Dorchester Heights, 12:00pm

165 William J. Day Boulevard, South Boston
Meet at the Edward McCormack Bathhouse.
Hot chocolate will be available after the hike.
Co-sponsored by the National Park Service and Boston Harbor Now

CENTRAL
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 1:00 pm

287 Oak Street, Uxbridge
Meet at the Visitor Center. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Warm up after the hike at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center with hot cocoa and conversation.
Co-sponsored by the Blackstone Heritage Corridor and the Blackstone River Watershed Association.

NORTH
Walden Pond State Reservation, 12:00 pm

915 Walden Street/Route 126, Concord
Meet at the New Visitor Center.
Hot chocolate and light snacks will be available after the hike.
Co-sponsored by the Walden Woods Project,
the Friends Group of Walden Pond State Reservation

Breakheart Reservation, 11:00am
177 Forest Street, Saugus

Meet at the Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center.
Clam Chowder will be served following the hike.
Co-sponsored by the Friends of Breakheart

SOUTH
Blue Hills Reservation, 1:00 pm

840 Hillside Street, Milton
Meet Blue Hills Wildlife from noon - 1pm with Mass Audubon staff.
Hot chocolate and snacks on sale at noon with Venture Scouting.
Hikes begin at 1pm. Please arrive early and allow time for parking.
 Meet at the Houghton’s Pond parking lot at 840 Hillside St.

Nantasket Beach Reservation, 11:00 am
Route 3A, Hull,
Meet at the MJM Bathhouse at 204 Nantasket Ave.
Hot Beverage will be served following the hike.
Co-sponsored by the Hull Health Commission

WEST
Great Falls Discovery Center, 1:00 pm
2 Avenue A, Turners Falls
Meet in the Great Hall.
 Hot chocolate will be served following the hike.
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center

In case of inclement weather, please call (617) 626-1450 for cancellation updates.

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