Date and Time
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Myles Standish State Forest, Headquarters on Cranberry Rd.,
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 afternoon Beginner Hike. 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!
This will be a slower paced hike along a nature trail that loops around the East Head pond reservoir. We will stop at some numbered trail posts to observe the various plants outlined in the free Interpretive Program guide provided by Myles Standish State Forest. The loop is 2.6 miles long and we will plan to be on the trail for about 2 hours. Our hike will start at 1:30 pm. Please bring some water.
Registration is required, however everyone is welcome whether you are a new member, non-member or newly active.
AMC Trip Policy
Myles Standish State Forest
Schedule of Open House events
Directions to Myles Standish State Forest
Cranberry Rd., S. Carver
From the North: Take Rte. 3 south to exit 5, turn right onto Long Pond Rd. (west) and continue for about 3 miles to the eastern park entrance on the right. Stay on Alden St. for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Upper College Pond Rd. and follow it for just under 2 miles. Take a right onto Halfway Pond Rd for about 1 mile and then a left onto Lower College Pond Rd to the Headquarters in one mile.
From Rte. 495: Take Rte. 495 to exit 2 (South Carver) and the intersection with Rte. 58. Take Rte. 58 north on Cranberry Rd., follow signs to the Headquarters.
From Southeast: Rte.3 north to exit#3. Left off of ramp. Right onto Long Pond Rd, 2 miles to the eastern forest entrance on right. Stay on Alden St. for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Upper College Pond Rd. and follow it for just under 2 miles. Take a right onto Halfway Pond Rd for about 1 mile and then a left onto Lower College Pond Rd to the Headquarters in one mile.