Birding and Nature Walks

Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum conducts guided tours of the Blue Hills and Quincy Quarry Reservations and Native American sites.

Phone: 781-326-0079

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the Blue Hills Reservation managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA
Phone: 781-828-1805

Comprised of 34 islands situated along the Greater Boston shoreline, many can be viewed from Quincy’s coastal roads.

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-223-8666

The grounds of the Broad Meadows Middle School has two basketball and tennis courts, two soccer fields and one softball field.

50 Calvin Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Free program held monthly to highlight Quincy’s Environmental Treasures.

One Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-472-0799

Originally the Town’s South Commons, the land was sold off to private owners in 1818, including a large portion purchased by Job Faxon and he passed the land along to his son Henry H. Faxon.

00 Faxon Park Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

A 50-acre preserve of wetlands and upland area along Quincy Shore Drive and Fenno Street, the Grossman family donated the park to the City in the 1960’s.

404 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor.

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