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Blue Hills Reservation

#1 of 11 things to do in Milton Features Animals
Milton, MA
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EASY WALK

this is a good place to see some of our creatures and plants. the hours are very good and the fall... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dennis G
Boston Blue Hills

Blue hills reservation is a state park in Boston. Different transportation routes leads to... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
balasubramanian16847
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Chennai (Madras), India
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These seven thousand acres span six Massachusetts cities and towns.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a good place to see some of our creatures and plants. the hours are very good and the fall is the best time to go

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Blue hills reservation is a state park in Boston. Different transportation routes leads to different sections of blue hills. Thousands of hikers ascend the Blue hills to enjoy beautiful view. We enjoyed hiking and reached top spot. view of Boston sky scrapper building from top...More

Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Came here in late Feb while visiting family and friends and there was still some snow from the previous week which made some of the rocks quite slippery, so make sure you wear suitable boots at this time of year as there was also a...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A great outdoor area for all seasons near Boston. From hiking to horseback riding, the trails are fun to explore. If you make it to the top there is a weather station that is cool to see. In the winter, they offer very reasonable rates...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There are many trails in many areas of the Blue Hills to walk. All are fabulous if you like walking in the woods. Two of my favorites are the top of Chickatawbut Rd. where there is a tower to climb. On a clear day you...More

Thank LFlynn2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Walk along paved road or use the trails to get to the top for a beautiful view of Boston. Plenty of picnic spots, parking and fellow hikers around. Restrooms and running water for dogs to drink from. Observatory at top keeps a bowl of water...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The blue rectangle trail from headquarters winding up and around multiple slopes, over rugged rocky terrain led to the most picturesque view. Luckily we summited on a perfect spring day - 59 degrees with warm sunlight and just the slightest cool breeze. There were many...More

Thank Caryl W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

good facility with so so parking. Follow the marked trails and enjoy some time in nature, If youu have time check out the animal displays. Not to hokey

Thank cjm02767
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The DCR Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph. We had cabin fever and decided to hike somewhere new, glad we checked this out! Many, MANY trails, from all different levels of difficulty, from around a pond to...More

Thank saphyress
Reviewed 20 January 2017

There are tons of walking trails with different obstacles and levels in mind. There are a few steep areas that give an intermediate hiker some fun, but can be avoided if you are more novice. Recommend hiking from to the observatory for some very nice...More

Thank hockeyaw19
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mleng
7 March 2017|
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Response from b243 | Reviewed this property |
There was a bathroom but not sure how many are around
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Bonnie M
18 December 2016|
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Response from cubes1234 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have only hiked there. I have no idea about sledding
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Meaghan G
9 August 2016|
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Response from MARY Lou A | Reviewed this property |
There are many hikes in the Blue HIlls Reservation. The question asked is: is the hike up big blue conducive to a person carrying a five month old baby? The red trail up big blue is too steep and the dirt and stones too... More
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