Houghton's Pond Recreation Area

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Houghton's Pond Recreation Area is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Milton, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
16 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

The Houghtons Pond Recreation Area offers a variety of recreational activities, including swimming, fishing, picnicking , and hiking as well as a playground, concession pavilion, and Visitors Center. Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the DCR Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, providing a green oasis in an urban environment. With its scenic views, varied terrain and 125 miles of trails, the Blue Hills Reservation offers year-round enjoyment for the outdoor enthusiast.

hiking
7 months ago

Always a good loop. short but nice.

7 months ago

Another perfect kid/dog friendly trail.

hiking
8 months ago

Nice short loop.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

nice walk

Friday, February 24, 2017

Easy scenic walk with the dog. We do this trail a lot in the nice weather!

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7 months ago

fishing
8 months ago

recorded Houghton's Pond Loop

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Thursday, June 08, 2017

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

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Saturday, March 12, 2016