Waltham Walks at Stonehurst

Join the Friends of Stonehurst, Healthy Waltham, the Waltham Land Trust, and the City of Waltham for Waltham Walks at Stonehurst, an afternoon of fun family activities on Saturday, July 17, 2010!

This free event will be held from noon – 4:00 pm, rain or shine, and all are welcome. 

Explore the forests, fields, rocks and hills of Stonehurst, the surrounding Storer Conservation Lands, and the new Western Greenway. You may opt to go questing and try out one of Stonehurst’s new self-guided treasure hunts: the Quest of Giants, the Quest of Ruins, or the Quest of Nooks and Crannies.  “Yoga Energizers” led by TriYoga Boston.  Other kids’ activities led by Healthy Waltham and the Waltham YMCA.  Guided and self-guided tours (see schedule of guided tours below).

Bring water bottles and a picnic lunch. Healthy snacks provided by Hannaford Supermarkets. Sturdy shoes recommended.  Free transportation is available on the Waltham City Trolley.

Guided Tour Schedule
• 12:30 pm –Western Greenway walk, led by David Kehs, Director of the Waltham Land Trust
• 2:00 pm – Walk to ruins in the woods, led by Stonehurst
• 3:00 pm – Tour of the house, led by Stonehurst

Stonehurst is located at 100 Robert Treat Paine Drive, off Beaver Street near Forest Street. At the Stonehurst sign, follow the driveway up the hill to the parking lot. Parking is also available at the High School. To reach Stonehurst from the High School, walk along the Bull Run trail.

To learn more about Stonehurst, please visit www.stonehurstwaltham.org.  To learn more about the Waltham Land Trust, please visit www.walthamlandtrust.org.

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