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


Official MA DCR Blue Hills Reservation 2020 paper trail maps (18" x 26") are available to purchase both at the Museum and by mail. Proceeds from map sales help cover printing costs and shipping/handling if ordered by mail.

Buy In-Person

Maps are available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop for $4 each. 

Order by Mail

To purchase one or more DCR maps by mail: 

  • 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.

Click to download the full map