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Blue Hills Ski Area

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Nice way to escape the suburban bubble.

Blue Hills is a tiny utopia to hide from grimy, industrial nature of its surrounding. That uphill... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
CantonClimber
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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local skiing

Great local skiing. Fun time with the family. Close to Boston so it's a fun family activity to do... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
dimsullivan
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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 Jul 2018
“Nice way to escape the suburban bubble.”
17 Jun 2018
“local skiing”
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4001 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021-1041
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Blue Hills is a tiny utopia to hide from grimy, industrial nature of its surrounding. That uphill trek is definitely not for the faint-hearted, but the views are worth the effort. Just a heads-up, there is nowhere to purchase drinks/food when you reach the top....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CantonClimber
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Great local skiing. Fun time with the family. Close to Boston so it's a fun family activity to do together.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dimsullivan
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Been a hiking spot of mine forever. Like to bring the dogs here and truck if to the top. Great views from the peak. All day trip for me so I bring snacks and a back pack

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GuySBosMia
Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is a very small hill, but has some wonderfully challenging slopes for being so close to Boston and away from any real mountains. Blue Hills is family friendly and great for night skiing.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mark D
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Not a bad little ski area considering you can see Boston clearly from the other side of the mountain. This is a very small mountain. One double chair lift that is very old and slow, but again you can't expect something super high end for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank jenshanahan
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My family and I attended the annual Sun Set hike at Blue Hills Ski Area. We were warmly greeted and given snacks for our hike up Big Blue to watch the sun set and take in the Fall foliage. We packed a picnic dinner to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank FamilyGuy02184
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is close to the city and is a great place to learn to ski. You don't have to drive 2 hours and they have season passes.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank cardillokl
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot for beginner skiiers. The ski school is excellent and the beginner area is spacious and perfect for new skiiers. The magic carpet is very easy to use and offers 2 levels which was great as my kids progressed through the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank klondrick
Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

What a gem of a ski area. Helpful staff, great ski programs for the kids, priced so families can ski, and a mere traffic light or two out of the Boston city limits, what's not To love ..... Aside from parking being an issue, get...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very well run, different trail options, fun atmosphere for kid groups and family groups, quiet times early in the day.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Denny S
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Kelly H
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Response from CantonClimber | Reviewed this property |
I would take your own food. There are a few restaurants and a dunkin about half a mile up the road, but I don’t think it’s walkable. There is an area to stop and eat at the top of the hill. The small store in the Blue Hills... More
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