June 1, Saturday (9-10 a.m.) – Beard Trail guided walk
On National Trails Day walk the trail along Beard Way to discover the mansion at Ridge Hill Reservation in Needham. This land is the source of Fuller Brook, covers 350 acres from the Wellesley town line to the Charles River, and has miles of hiking trails. The reservation was part of the old Baker Estate, an extravagant amusement park created by William Baker in 1868. Meet at the map house located at Grove Street and Beard Way near the Needham town line. Parking is available on Beard Way.