Hidden Gem: Blue Hills in Canton [VIDEO]
Discover a Hidden Gem in Canton that you drive by every day but may have not visited in years. Take a little trip with Patch.
Maybe you have lived in Canton your entire life or just moved into town. Either way, one of our favorite hidden gems is The Blue Hills Reservation. A 7,000-acre area owned and operated by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Blue Hills offer residents of Massachusetts an oasis of nature just south of Boston.
With 125 miles of trails, a swimming area at Houghton’s Pond and golf at the Ponkapoag Golf Course, the reservation provides something for everyone. Hiking, walking, running, nature exploration, checking out the wildlife, skiing or having a picnic are just a few of the ways you can enjoy the great outdoors in Canton.