Boston Trails

Welcome to New England: Find the best hiking near Boston, as well as trail events and news, from our trail scout at BACKPACKER's Boston hiking page.

Local News

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Boston's Top 5 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scout Daniel Nelson.

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Meet Danny Nelson, Backpacker's Boston Trail Scout

This college student knows his way around the fells and forests of Massachusetts.

Trip Listings: Day Hike