Houghton's Pond Recreation Area

EASY 10 reviews

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
26 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

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
22 days ago

2 months ago

nice walk

4 months ago

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

4 months ago

walking
Monday, June 13, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

hiking
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

hiking
Saturday, March 12, 2016