Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Wilson Mountain Reservation, Dedham,
Wilson Mountain Reservation is 207 acres of wild and varied terrain. Large tangled thickets of rhododendrons grow on a hillside. Wilson Mountain is the highest point in Dedham at 295 feet. While not a true mountain, it does provide hilltop views of the surrounding area. There are well marked trails to the summit of Wilson Mountain on the Dedham/Needham line. Managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. After Wilson Mountain, at your option, we'll cross Common Street to the Whitcomb Woods trail head. Forested level trails with views of the Charles River and gazebos. Total hike is 5 - 7 miles at a moderate pace. Bring water snacks/lunch, sturdy footwear/traction devices if icy. Steady rain/snow cancels. Dogs on leash O.K.
Easy access off Route 128, Exit #17 to 384 Common St. (Route 135) Dedham, MA. Park in small lot on the right at the trailhead, or on Common Street alongside the playing field.