165 Martins Lane, Hingham, MA
Meet at 10:00 AM, World's End, $5.00 per person entrance fee for non-Trustees members. This will be a moderately paced walk of approximately 4-5 miles, exploring the landscape of a unique peninsula in Boston Harbor. The terrain is moderately hilly (over the 4 drumlins), with a mixture of carriage ways and sometimes rocky paths. Boots or shoes with good traction are recommended; light traction devices may be helpful if icy conditions exist. The reservation has stunning views, but is exposed to the sea and wind, so dress accordingly, in layers and with good wind protection! Bring water, thermos with hot drink, snacks or lunch.
Directions: From Rt. 3, take Exit 14, Rt. 228 North for 6.5 mi. Turn left onto Rt. 3A (at traffic light), and follow for 0.7 mi. Turn right onto Summer St. (traffic light). At the major intersection with Rockland St. (another traffic light), continue straight across onto Martin's Lane. Follow for 0.7 mi. to entrance at end of road. After stopping at the entrance gate to show your Trustees card or pay $5, park in the first lot you see on the left. There are portable toilets to the left of the parking area, up a small hill.
For more information visit: http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/greater-boston/worlds-end.html This is an Appalachian Mountain Club event, led by an AMC leader. You do not need to be a member of the AMC to attend. Dogs are not allowed on AMC hikes. Hunting is not allowed at World's End.Meet at Metro's Cafe on 3A in Manomet at 7:30am if you would like to enjoy a good breakfast first (The early bird special is $2.95) and a carpool up to Hingham.