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THE 3RD ANNUAL SPRING INTO SPRING HIKE

Date and Time

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Location

ARNOLD ARBORETUM - JAMIACA PLAIN, MA,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
MA

Registration

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

Overview

ARNOLD ARBORETUM - INCLUDING TWO VISTAS, BONSAI EXHIBIT, AND "EXPLORER'S GARDEN". WE WILL EXPLORE THIS "TREE MUSEUM" DURING A 4 -5 MILE HIKE AT A MODERATE PACE. BRING WATER, STURDY FOOTWEAR, SUN SCREEN, BUG SPRAY, SNACK OR LUNCH. MEET AT THE VISITORS' CENTER (HUNNEWELL BUILDING) LOCATED AT 125 ARBORWAY, JAMAICA PLAIN AT 8:45 FOR PROMPT 9:00 START. PLENTY OF ON-STREET PARKING ALONG THE ARBORWAY; OR WALK TO THE ENTRANCE FROM THE FOREST HILLS ORANGE LINE T-STOP. RAIN CANCELS. LEASHED DOGS O.K.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Free

Driving Directions

Click map for driving directions

Driving Directions - Please visit the Arnold Arboretum Website: https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/visit/directions/

LILAC IN BLOOM

Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Southeastern Massachusetts

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Ponkapoag Camp

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: Before 7:30 pm)

Year-round hiker and snow shoe enthusiast. Joins groups in the Blue Hills, other DCR reservations, land trusts (active supporter of many), White Mountains, and our nation's National Parks. AMC-SEM Hiking Vice Chair, Level I Hiking Leader. Longtime member of DCR's "Trail Watch" in the Blue Hills Reservation. At-Large Member of the Board of Trustees for the Friends of The Blue Hills. Nature photographer.