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Blue Heron Trail

Intermediate
 3.2 (13)

Tons of wetlands wildlife. A rolling trail that is good for beginners.


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Map Key

8.8

Miles

14.2

KM

Loop

122' 37 m

High

85' 26 m

Low

134' 41 m

Up

135' 41 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildlife

Family Friendly A rolling trail with plenty of interesting scenery along the way.

Description

This trail starts off as a paved road and turns into a trail about a quarter mile in. This allows for a nice warm up. Along this loop there is not too much elevation and there is plenty of space for multiple hikers.

The trail follows along the Charles River, winding through Cutler Park and Millennium Park. It starts and ends near Kendrick Pond, and there are plenty of opportunities to spot wetland wildlife between the pond and the river.

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Shared By:

Dan Meinsen

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  3.2 from 13 votes

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#447

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Frankie on the boardwalk
Oct 23, 2019 near Needham, MA
Just a quick run through the snow one April morning.
May 5, 2016 near Needham, MA

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May 24, 2021
I Scharf
Blue heron trail from Newton to WRox
Sep 27, 2020
Kieran Devane
Aug 9, 2020
Jamie Marshall
Oct 12, 2019
Anita Parker
Rain day 8.8mi
Aug 6, 2017
David Johnson
nice day for a walk.
Jul 16, 2017
Rylie Ohashi
Some unkempt areas of trail. Lots of brush and mosquitoes. Saw a deer! 5.2mi
Aug 27, 2016
Patrick Calder
Aug 26, 2016
Leonard Lencewicz
indoors 1mi