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Outdoors with kids Boston : 100 fun places to explore in and around the city

Author: Kim Foley MacKinnon
Publisher: Boston : Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 2012.
Series: AMC outdoors with kids
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"Getting the whole family outside and active is easy if parents know where to go and how to travel there. This new, must-have guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 outdoor destinations where families can enjoy successful day trips and outings, whether hiking, biking, paddling, playing, swimming, or simply running around. Written by parents and tested by kids, Outdoors with Kids Boston offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Foley MacKinnon
ISBN: 9781934028605 1934028606
OCLC Number: 756579649
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: BOSTON: Boston Harbor Islands: Georges Island --
Boston Harbor Islands: Spectacle Island --
Boston Common --
Charles River Reservation: Esplanade --
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation --
Castle Island and Pleasure Bay --
Arnold Arboretum --
Allandale Woods --
Bussey Brook Meadow --
Franklin Park --
Forest Hills Cemetery --
Jamaica Pond --
Millennium Park --
Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary --
Stony Brook Reservation --
Neponset River Reservation --
INSIDE ROUTES I-95/ROUTE 12B: Fresh Pond Reservation --
Danehy Park --
Mount Auburn Cemetery --
Chestnut Hill Reservation --
Larz Anderson Park --
Hall's Pond Sanctuary and Amory Woods --
Hammond Pond Reservation --
Gore Place --
Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary --
Blue Hills Reservation: Great Blue Hill --
Blue Hills Reservation: Ponkapoag Pond --
Blue Hills Reservation: Houghton's Pond Recreation Area --
Wilson Mountain Reservation --
Mystic River Reservation --
Middlesex Fells Reservation --
Minuteman Bikeway --
Breakheart Reservation --
Lynn Woods Reservation: Dungeon Rock --
Lynn Shore and Nahunt Beach Reservation --
WEST OF BOSTON: Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary --
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum --
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge --
Walden Pond State Reservation --
Battle Road Trail and the Old Manse --Great Brook Farm State Park --
Nashua River Rail Trail --
Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge --
Garden in the Woods --
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary --
Rocky Narrows: Southern Section --
College Pond --
Elm Bank Reservation --
SOUTH OF BOSTON: Noanet Woodlands --
Powisset Farm --
Fork Factory Brook --
Rocky Woods --
Cedariver --
Francis WIlliam Bird Park --
Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary --
Moose Hill Farm --
King Philip's Rock and Cave --
Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary --
Borderland State Park --
SOUTHERN MASSACHUSETTS AND CAPE COD: Quincy Shores Reservation: Wollaston Beach --
Quincy Quarries Reservation --
World's End --
Weir River Farm --
Wompatuck State Park --
Nantasket Beach Reservation --
South Shore Natural Science Center --
Duxbury Beach Reservation --
Myles Standish State Forest --
Scusset Beach State Reservation --
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary --
Cape Cod Rail Trail --
NORTH OF BOSTON: Martins Pond --
Lowell National Historical Park --
Harold Parker State Forest --
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary --
Crane Beach --
Appleton Farms and Grass Rides --
Halibut Point State Park --
Joppa Flats Education Center --
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge --
CENTRAL AND WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS: Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary --
Mount Watatic --
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation --
Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary --
Tully Lake --
Quabbin Reservoir --
High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary --
Dinosaur Footprints --
RHODE ISLAND: Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge --
East Bay Bike Path --
Cliff Walk --
CONNECTICUT: Bafflin Sanctuary at Pomfret Park --
Mashamoquet Brook State Park --
Penwood State Park --
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE: Monadnock State Park --
Rhododendron State Park --
Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge SOUTHERN MAINE: Fort Williams Park --
Bradbury Mountain State Park, west side --
Sebago Lake State Park --
ESSAYS AND ACTIVITIES --
APPENDICES.
Series Title: AMC outdoors with kids
Responsibility: Kim Foley MacKinnon.

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"Getting the whole family outside and active is easy if parents know where to go and how to travel there. This new, must-have guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 outdoor destinations where families can enjoy successful day trips and outings, whether hiking, biking, paddling, playing, swimming, or simply running around. Written by parents and tested by kids, Outdoors with Kids Boston offers information about driving directions, parking information, fees, snacks, and bathrooms, as well as whether a location is stroller friendly or if swimming or camping is allowed. With tips and tricks, safety and planning information, educational activity ideas, and a simple-to-use format, this guide is the ideal resource for busy parents"--

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