Directions to Blue Hills Reservation:
Take Route 93 to Exit 3, Houghton's Pond. Turn right at the stop sign onto Hillside Street. Houghton's Pond is located approximately 1/4 miles on the right.
Several different public transportation routes lead to different sections of the Blue Hills Reservation.
West Area via MBTA: (location of Trailside Museum, Blue Hills Ski Area and Houghton's Pond) Take the Red Line (Ashmont Line) to Ashmont Station. Connect with Mattapan High Speed Line to Mattapan Square. Take the Mattapan to Canton Center bus route #716 (JBL Busline 781-843-4505).
Houghton's Pond via MBTA: follow the directions above, but stay on the bus past the Trailside Museum. Exit the bus at Blue Hill River Road in front of the Dunkin Donuts. Cross at the light and walk 1 mile to the left (east) on Blue Hill River Road to Houghton's Pond.
Bus runs Monday - Friday every hour, Saturday every 2 hours until 12pm only.
PLEASE NOTE: There is NO MBTA service on race day.