Hike the Arnold Arboretum Trail

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The lush Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful place to take a walk and enjoy a natural refuge tucked into a big city.

Park in the parking area on Water street to access the Arnold Arboretum loop trail. Head out in either direction for an enlivening 2.6 miles of beautiful scenery. This trail is a wonderful respite from the clamor of city life. Dog-friendly, highly trafficked, and open year-round.

Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Bill Ilott

Pack List

  • Sun protection
  • Water
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Cycling, Fitness, Hiking, Mountain Biking

Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



2.6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

150 Feet


Dog Friendly

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