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Tucker Hill, Buck Hill, Great Blue Hill
Milton, MA

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Sky Line Trail on the way to Tucker Hill
The Sky Line Trail on the way to Tucker Hill

Route: Skyline Trail, woods roads

Trails were dry and busy. No mud. Pre peak foliage

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Tucker Hill
Length: Easy
Steepness: Moderate
Navigation: Difficult
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy
Destination: Buck Hill
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate
Destination: Great Blue Hill
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Heavy


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Parking Elevation: 197'
Destination: Tucker Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:17
Trailhead Elevation: 197'
Summit Elevation: 499'
Vertical Gain: 312'
Destination: Buck Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:19
Trailhead Elevation: 499'
Summit Elevation: 496'
Vertical Gain: 246'
Destination: Great Blue Hill
Time Elapsed: 01:18
Trailhead Elevation: 496'
Summit Elevation: 635'
Vertical Gain: 688'
Hike Time Elapsed: 03:33
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,406'


The Sky Line Trail eastbound trailhead on Hillside Street
The Sky Line Trail eastbound trailhead on Hillside Street

Looking southeast from near the summit of Tucker Hill - Click to enlarge
Looking southeast from near the summit of Tucker Hill

The Sky Line Trail between the peaks
The Sky Line Trail between the peaks

Great Blue Hill as seen from Buck Hill - Click to enlarge
Great Blue Hill as seen from Buck Hill

The Sky Line Trail between the peaks
The Sky Line Trail between the peaks

Boston as seen from the Great Blue Hill observation tower - Click to enlarge
Boston as seen from the Great Blue Hill observation tower

Directions to trailhead: From I-93 south of Boston, take Exit 3 to Blue Hill River Road, then bear right onto Hillside Street. The Reservation Headquarters will be on the left shortly after the Houghtons Pond area. There is limited room for parking.

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