Winter Fun in the Watershed

You don't have to travel very far to find terrific outdoor adventures.

While we may not have the allure of the mountains up north, there are many winter activities to participate in locally.

Some suggestions to get you started:

Outdoor Ice Skating
Winter Skate, Foxboro (Patriots Place)
Turner Pond, Walpole (managed by the Walpole Ponds Management staff )
The pond at Meads Meadow, corner of Washington St. and Gay St., Stoughton (managed by the Stoughton DPW, who flood a shallow field )

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
Blue Hills Ski Area, Milton

Hiking, Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, Canton
Signal Hill, Canton
Neponset Greenway Trail in Mattapan, Milton, Dorchester
Blue Hills Reservation, Milton
Moose Hill Farm, Sharon
Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon
Francis William Bird Park, Walpole

Ice Fishing & Possible Skating (Check ice conditions first!)
Ponkapoag Pond, Canton
Reservoir Pond, Canton
Lake Massapoag, Sharon
Turner Pond, Walpole
Willett Pond, Walpole

Have anything to add? Please email Outreach Director, Nancy Fyler fyler@neponset.org

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