Date and Time
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest,
Registration is required for this activity.
Please contact leader(s).
Join AMC SEM Chapter Open House event with the Friends of Myles Standish at Myles Standish State Forest in Carver for an Intermediate Morning Hike to Cherry Pond. All events will begin from the Headquarters on Cranberry Rd where there is plenty of free parking. Also, FREE LUNCH for all Open House participants on our return!
We will leave together to drive to the hike start. The hike to Cherry Pond follows the Hooper House Trail starting near College Pond before heading off on unmarked trails. We will do a 5 mile circuit that passes several pretty ponds. Bring water and snacks.
AMC Trip Policy
Myles Standish SF Trail Map
From the Carver side (Routes 58 and 495), people come into the park via Cranberry Road Follow the signs taking Route 58 north from Route 495 Exit 2 (Carver) for 2.3 miles. Route 58 turns left but you continue straight on Federal Furnace Road /Tremont Road for another 3/4 miles and then turn right onto Cranberry Road. Follow Cranberry Road for 2 miles to the forest headquarters.
From the Plymouth side (coming from Boston or the Cape on Route 3), the headquarters are a six mile drive from the park's East Entrance off Long Pond Road in Plymouth. Coming off Route 3 from the north (Boston, etc.), take exit 5 and turn right onto Long Pond Road Road. Follow Long Pond Road for 4 miles south to the park entrance. Coming off Route 3 from the south, take Exit 3 (Clark Road, Pine Hills), Take a left off the exit on to Clark Road. After 0.3 miles, turn right on Long Pond Road and follow it north for 3 miles to the park entrance.
Follow Alden into the park for a mile. Bear right on Lower College Pond Road and follow past College Pond and a string of very pretty ponds all the the way down to headquarters.)