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Park-O #2: Peters Hill 

Starts: Thursday, April 25, 2013 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:59 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Peters Hill
Organizer: Alex Jospe

Join us for the second event of the 2013 Boston Park Series! This venue has a bit more climb than most of the others, but the reward is a great view of the Boston skylinel. More details to follow.


Beginner1500m0m10 00
Park-O3800m50m20Course data is preliminary.1916

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

Coming from the T (Orange Line): go west up the hill along the arborway (starts out above as elevated highway near the Station) for 200m or so. turn left into the arboretum at the first gate. look at the signs with maps and follow the road to Peters Hill at the south end of the arboretum. (about a mile)

Driving: See Mapquest (this is the first test!) park on the west end of Bussey St, near intersection w/ Walter St, directly north of competition area.

Orienteering Map

Peters Hill

Scale: 1:4000
Contours: 3m

Peters Hill is the southernmost section of Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. It consists mainly of a large hill in the center, and a more detailed area to the north.

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