Fun outdoor weekend adventures: Oct 21 & 22

Its looking like it’s going to be a great weekend to be outdoors!  Here are our weekend picks for the Neponset Watershed: Visit Borderland State Park in Sharon to explore over 20 miles of trails ranging from moderate to difficult. After your hike at Borderland, get pumpkin ice cream at Crescent Ridge in Sharon and […]

Keep an Eye Open for 2018 Events

Neponset River Spring Cleanup/DCR Park Serve Day – Sat., April 28 We traditionally sponsor two major river cleanups per year – one in the spring and one in the fall. The spring cleanup, which is part of DCR’s Park Serve Day, is tentatively scheduled for Sat., April 28.  We’ll send along more information as we […]

Lots to do in the area this weekend: Oct 14-15

From the Friends of the Blue Hills: Blue Hills Trail Maintenance Saturday, October 14, from 9am-12:30 p.m. Park at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot, 840 Hillside St, Milton Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to help clear the trails!  We will show you how to dig the dirt and move rocks to keep the […]

Neponset River Cleanup: Fall 2017

Over 150 people showed up on Sept. 23 to help with the Annual Neponset River Cleanup, including many community volunteers from Hyde Park and all across the watershed. It was a team effort We owe a lot of thanks to our cleanup volunteers, beginning with our Hyde Park planning committee and our incredible group of […]

Explore the Neponset Watershed

Canoeing or kayaking There are lots of options for boating along the Neponset River, and in local ponds and lakes. Some of our favorite paddles include: Launching from Signal Hill in Canton and heading upstream or downstream Paul’s Bridge in Milton – heading upstream Neponset Estuary (best at mid to high tide), launching from Milton […]

RiverFest was a Blast!

It was a sunny and warm Saturday, and the mood at DCR Neponset Park in Dorchester was upbeat as exhibitors arrived to prepare for the first ever Neponset RiverFest. Click here to see photos of the RiverFest. By 10am, the park began filling up, and people started lining up to try kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards, […]

Sat. July 22 – RiverFest at DCR Neponset Park, Dorchester

New parks and bike paths line the shores of the Neponset River, along with beautiful natural salt marshes and wetlands that support more than 200 species of birds, fish and other wildlife, all right in the City. Come out to celebrate this natural wonder and discover all it has to offer! Try out a kayak […]


At the Milton Public Library 6:30 PM on Monday, September 21, 2015.