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WILSON MOUNTAIN/WHITCOMB WOODS HIKE

Date and Time

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:00AM - 1:30PM

Location

Wilson Mountain Reservation, Dedham,
Massachusetts, Southeast,
MA

Registration

Registration is not required for this activity. However, you may wish to contact the leader(s) if you have any questions.

Overview

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.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Free

Driving Directions


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.

Late Spring

Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Southeastern Massachusetts

Status

Open

Difficulty

Easy to moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: Before 8:00 pm)


Co-Leader



(best time to call: Before 8:00 pm)