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Hale Reservation Hiking around the Mount Misery in Lincoln The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
 
  Hale Reservation
This is Boston's best kept secret for hiking. Miles of trails without the crowds!
Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
Hiking around the Mount Misery in Lincoln

A great opportunity to enjoy the peace of the countryside less than 30 minutes from Boston

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
  The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

This is one Mass Audubon’s largest sanctuaries, perfect for a long hike through woods, meadows and wetlands in complete solitude

Cost: $4
Duration: Full day
       
  Middlesex Fells Reservation Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island Hiking in Myes Standish State Forest
 
The Skyline Trail at Middlesex Fells Reservation

Where else could you spend a full day hiking across woods, boulder and ponds . . . 15 minutes from downtown boston?

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
  Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island

Hiking across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deers… What else would you want on a day off?

Cost: $5 per person
Duration: Half day/
full day
Hiking in Myles Standish State Forest

What about hiking in the largest public forest in Massachu-setts? Miles of trails await you among pines and oaks. A true hiking adventure, with the real risk of getting lost.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
       
  Noanet Peak Crane Beach, the Sand Dunes
 
Noanet Peak

This is Boston's best-kept secret for hiking, less than an hour away from the city.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full-day
The Acorn Trail

A surprisingly challenging trail in a preserved area, mixing fields and woodlands for a good workout in the great outdoors

Cost: $2
Duration: A few
hours
  Crane Beach, the Sand Dunes
Find your way in the sand dunes of Crane Beach.
Cost: $5 per car
Duration: Half-day/full day
       
  Cape Cod National Seashore The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation The Great Island Tour
 
The Cape Cod National Seashore

If you like loneliness, the sea, the sun and hours of walking on infinite beaches, this is THE place to hike.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
  The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation

Get a feel for what it means to be really tired after a full day of hiking . . . Only 30 minutes from Boston!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
The Great Island Tour

A gorgeous hike that is worth a day trip to the Cape

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
 
  Direct Route to Mount Monadnock A day in the Wellfleet Sanctuary  
 
The Direct Route to Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock is an Alp-like experience. This trek takes you to the summit relatively easily – you will be proud you made it once up there!

Cost: $3 per person
Duration: Full-day
A day in the Wellfleet Sanctuary

A day out in the sun through saltwater wetlands up to a barrier beach

Cost: $5 per person
Duration: Full day
 
 

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