Trails at Blue Hills Trailside Museum

View of the pond from Trailside auditorium

Get the Map 

Explore 125 miles of trails via the Blue Hills Reservation! There is also a universally accessible trail at Blue Hills Trailside Musuem.

The reservation boasts a rich variety of plants and animals, including several rare and endangered species like the Timber Rattlesnake and Eastern Copperhead snake. Trails traverse a diversity of habitats, upland and bottomland forests, swamp and pond edges, meadows and an Atlantic white cedar bog.

Paper Trail Maps

Available by mail • $4 each

Official MA DCR Blue Hills Reservation 2020 paper trail maps (18" x 26") are available for $4 each. To purchase one or more DCR maps: 

  • Write a note stating your mailing address and the number of maps you would like order.
  • Make a check payable to "Mass Audubon" for the total amount ($4 per map).
  • Mail the note and payment together to: Trailside Museum, ATTN: Julie Breheny, 1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA 02186

→ Please allow up to 2 weeks for your trail map(s) to arrive. Trail map proceeds cover shipping/handling and the printing of new maps.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum Trail Map