Blue Hills Reservation, Milton

blue hills003view from the top of Eliot Tower at Blue Hills

Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the DCR Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, providing a green oasis in an urban environment. Rising above the horizon, Great Blue Hill reaches a height of 635 feet, the highest of the 22 hills in the Blue Hills chain. From the rocky summit visitors can see over the entire metropolitan area. With its scenic views, varied terrain and 125 miles of trails, the Blue Hills Reservation offers year-round enjoyment for the outdoor enthusiast. 

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Location: 695 Hillside Street, Milton
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Admission: Free
Ages: All
Restrooms: Inside Trailside Museum



Blue Hills offers many trail options, varying in length and difficulty.  Before you head out, take a look at the Blue Hills Map  & Brochure.

Want to enjoy Blue Hills in the winter?  Check out the ski area!



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