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Appalachian Mountain Club

  • 5 Joy St. Map It
  • Beacon Hill
  • Educational Institution

Updated 11/12/2013

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The bowfront mansion that serves as the headquarters of one of New England's oldest environmental institutions draws nature lovers from all over the world. The club is a reliable source of useful information on outdoor recreation throughout the region, including cross-country skiing and hiking. (You don't have to be a member to use its resources.) Architecturally, the building is notable for its carved cornices and oriel window decorated with vines and gargoyles. You can

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5 Joy St., Boston, Massachusetts, 02108, United States

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  • Weekdays 9–4:30

Updated 11/12/2013


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