Cambridge Outdoors

playing, learning, and being outdoors in Cambridge, Mass.

Visit, Support & Share the Love of Cambridge’s Wild Places

DECEMBER EVENTS

December 9 (Sunday),  10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Historical Photo Walk: Kingsley Park. For everyone (but service dogs only). Meets at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway (Fresh Pond Reservation), under the clock tower. Email tpuopolo@cambridgema.gov for more information.

December 13 (Thursday),  11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Seasonal Walkabout at Black’s Nook. All knowledge levels welcome. Service dogs only. Meets at Maher Park, 650 Concord Avenue (Fresh Pond Reservation), under the clock tower. Come dressed to be outdoors for the hour Email jrogers@cambridgema.gov for more information.

December 16 (Sunday),  10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Urban Animal Tracking. For everyone (but service dogs only). Meets at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway (Fresh Pond Reservation), under the clock tower. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes, as this walk goes “wherever the tracks lead us.” Email tpuopolo@cambridgema.gov for more information.

December 23 (Sunday), 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Winter Solstice Celebration: A Farewell to Fall.  Meets at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway (Fresh Pond Reservation), under the clock tower. Rain or shine; dress for the weather at hand. Email tpuopolo@cambridgema.gov for more information.

PLACES

Ongoing Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities in Cambridge

To stay in touch about volunteer opportunities at Fresh Pond Reservation, contact friendsoffreshpond@yahoo.com or tpuopolo@cambridgema.gov.

More opportunities:

The Cambridge Department of Public Works has volunteer opportunities, including landscaping and “adopt a storm drain.”

The Charles River Watershed Association engages volunteers to draw water samples, including at Cambridge locations. Click here for information.

MAPS & WAYFINDING

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GROUPS and RESOURCES

Outdoor Afro, Boston Chapter

AMC Boston, Local Walks & Hikes