3 Awesome South Shore Hiking Trails & Parks

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The South Shore has a lot of options for you to get your nature fix. From Wompatuck State Park in Hingham, to Myles Standish State Park in Plymouth, the is a range of wooded, oceanfront and estuary hiking for all ages and skill levels.Here are our top 3 favorite South Shore hiking trails and parks.

World End Reservation
Location: Hingham, MA
Difficulty Level: Easy
Distance: 4 total miles
Trail Type: Loop
Terrain: Dirt road, Wooded path, Rocky beach
Great for Walking, Jogging, Biking, Snow Shoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Horseback Riding
Season: Year-round
Managed by The Trustees of Reservations
Admission: Trustees members and children are free. Nonmember adults pay $5.
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Skyline Trail – Blue Hills Reservation
Location: Milton, MA & Quincy, MA
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Distance: 5.7 miles round trip
Trail Type: Loop
Terrain: Dirt road, Wooded path, Rocky outcroppings,
Great for Hiking, Walking, Jogging, Biking, Snow Shoeing, Horseback Riding
Season: Year-round
Managed by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Admission: Free
Trail Map (printable)

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Borderland State Park
Location: Easton, MA & Sharon, MA
Difficulty Level: Easy
Distance: 4 miles
Trail Type: Loop
Terrain: Dirt path, Wooded path, paved walkways
Great for Hiking, Walking, Jogging, Biking, Snow Shoeing, & DISC GOLF!
Season: Summer, Fall, Spring
Managed by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Admission: $2 parking fee
Trail Map (printable)


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