Hike The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills
Massachusetts › Skyline Trail Trailhead
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This is an excellent hiking destination for those looking for a weekend day trip from Boston. There is an option for a longer hike with some good elevation gain - a great workout!
Beginning at the trailhead on the map, you can explore some amazing places just by sticking to the Skyline Trail and hiking around a mile or two. It's a relatively easy going trail, great for families and you can bring you dog along for the hike.
If you want to go on a longer, tougher day hike, take the Skyline trail about 6 miles to Elliot Tower where you'll have an unbelievable view of the surrounding area. That makes for a round trip of 12.75 miles and an elevation gain of 2,543 ft.
Photo: Bob P.B.
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