Friends of the Blue Hills

Skyline from Headquarters to Eliot Tower: Vigorous Hike with Views

The Skyline trail traverses the entire Blue Hills, but you don’t need to walk the whole trail to climb strenuous hills and enjoy spectacular views. This is about a two hour hike if you are walking at a moderate pace with a couple water breaks. Leave more time if you want to picnic at Eliot Tower or check out the Blue Hill Observatory. Start at the trailhead behind the Blue Hills Headquarters. At the beginning of the trail (no more than a minute walk in), you’ll see a turn for the Skyline Trail off to your right. Follow the blue [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Join us for Winter Fest!

Beat the Winter Blues at Winter Fest! Join us on Tuesday, February 24, from 5-8 p.m. at Blue Hills Ski Area Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest! Come for a night hike or get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing. Whether or not you choose the outdoor activities, there is plenty of inside fun too: you can tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, taste chili from some of the best local restaurants, entertain [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Enjoy the Strive for 35 Challenge Video

David Dobrindt of Milton is the founder of the Milton Running Club.  Each weekend, members train in the Blue Hills Reservation, so David was thrilled to hear about the Strive for 35 Challenge.  He registered himself and the MRC and both have completed the Challenge!  Here is a short video which captures the fun David had doing the Challenge with his daughter Emily and the other members of the MRC.
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