DCR has scheduled many special outdoor activities for all ages during February school vacation week, February 19-27.
Some events include exploring Georges Island in Boston, a snowshoe hike in the Wachusett Reservoir in West Boylston, and a discovery hike around Houghton’s Pond at DCR’s Blue Hills Reservation in Milton. DCR is also extending public skating hours at many rinks.
All of these events are free, unless otherwise noted. Visit our outdoor events Google calendar for a complete list of these vacation week and other winter events.
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