This indispensable guide has been fully revised and updated to bring you 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area. Whether you are an avid hiker or just visiting the city, this book is a must-have resource for shorter walks and day-long adventures, taking you on hikes in the Middlesex Fells and Blue Hills reservations, the sands of Crane Beach, and the forests of eastern Massachusetts. Both visitors and locals alike will find something to enjoy in this volume offering a variety of trails for all ability levels and interests. An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, as well as those for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing and skiing. With GPS coordinates for all trailheads, information on time, distance, and difficulty, as well as essays on the area’s natural and social history, this is your one-stop guide to the best day hikes near Boston.