Off the Beaten Path Family Hikes (Family)
Family Classes -
Please note: Fees are for one adult and one child. Please register under the adult’s name only.
(In Person) Spend some time outdoors with your family this spring and join one or more of these guided hikes to locations you might not have visited before. As we explore these extraordinary sites we’ll take time to gaze at the natural formations we encounter and hear stories of historical significance along the way. All of the hikes are easy to moderate. Bring water and snacks to have throughout the hike to keep energy levels up. Please note: Students will be asked to adhere to public health guidelines. Meeting location will be included in your receipt. All walks meet rain or shine.
Ages 8+: Sundays | 11:30 am–2:00 pm | $45/pair (per hike)
Great Scott, It’s Great Brook! - Great Brook Farm, Carlisle Explore the beautiful Great Brook Farm in Carlisle. This 1000-acre state park features more than 20 miles of trails, notable Native American sites, and 17th-century cellar holes leftover from English settlers. This walk will wind through glacial bogs as well as farmlands that are still utilized today. April 18
Hallelujah! - Jericho Town Forest, Weston A former farmland with vintage old roads crisscrossing through 200 acres of flat forest, various trees can be found in this quiet, peaceful setting. The walk begins and ends at a former college that is now the Campion Conference & Renewal Center, a retreat center and Jesuit retirement community and infirmary. May 2
Back to Summer Camp! – Camp Acton, East Acton One of the largest recreational areas in the region, Camp Acton offers the opportunity to see native wildlife. Formerly owned by the Boston Minuteman Boy Scout Council, you can still camp out in grounds surrounded by heavy forests and swamps. May 16