Like just about everything else, the novel coronavirus pandemic has upended shared spaces in the Boston region, including its parkland. Yet, if you practice the recommended social distancing (and you should), you can still seize on the bucolic environs of what’s easily one of the more naturally wondrous metro areas in the entire United States.
To accentuate that wonder—and to get you safely out of the house now and then—here are 10 superb hiking options throughout the Boston region, all of them spacious enough to afford that 6 feet of distance from your fellow ramblers.
A few things to know going in: Both local and state parks are not being cleaned nor sanitized as regularly as usual, so take precautions. And facilities such as athletic courts and fields as well as restrooms and visitor centers are shuttered due to the pandemic.Read More