Family Cook Conservation Area Guided Tour, Lancaster, MA (BHP Levels 1 & 2)

Date and Time

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:00AM - 12:30PM


Cook Conservation Area, Lancaster, MA,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,


Registration is required for this activity.


Join Lancaster Recreation Committee Member and AMC Boston Family Outings Chair, Jeanne Blauner, for a guided tour of Cook Conservation area starting at 9 am. Discover our local history through stories of days gone by. Imagine 1642. The Nashaway Algonquin Indians invite you to settle here along the Nashua …... Options for shorter (~ 1 hr) or longer walk (~ 3 hrs) of your choice. The longer walk is a relatively easy 5.5 mile hike much of which is along the Nashua River. Dress for the weather and bring a rain jacket. Bring water and snacks and/or lunch. This hike is part of the AMC Family Beginner Hiking Program (BHP). We encourage you to sign up for BHP if you have not already, however, you aren't required to be part of the program to go on this hike. To find out more about BHP, please cut and paste this link into your browser: To register for this hike please click on the "Register Here" button above or copy and paste this link into your browser: Questions contact Jeanne Blauner,, 978-202-5606.

AMC Trip Policy



Past participants say...

"Beautiful area. Fascinating history."

Related Link(s):

Register Here
AMC Boston Family Outings Trips & Events
Cook Conservation Area Map
Lancaster, Nashua River, and Cook Conservation Area History
AMC Boston Family Outings

Driving Directions

Meet on Rte 70 in Lancaster 1.6 miles north of Rte 117 on the left or 1.6 miles south of Rte 2 on the right (parking on the west side of Rte 70 in small parking area).

Lancaster Cook Conservation Area



Offered By





easy to moderate (your choice of distance)




Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.