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.

1.1 miles 26 feet Loop

dogs on leash




mountain biking

trail running


horseback riding




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.

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

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