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DAY 5: GET MOVING

  

Day 5: Get MOVING

Noon Hill and Shattuck Reservation in Medfield offer 7.5 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking, with views of the Charles River as payoff for your efforts. Open seven days, sunrise to sunset, admission to the Trustees of Reservations properties is free. If you want to go even farther, pathways link up with the 200-mile Bay Circuit Trail.

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Walk along the boardwalk or hiking trails at the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Norfolk and you could spot geese, swans, great blue herons, and snapping turtles. Wildlife are particularly active around the wetlands in the morning and evening hours, staff say.