Massachusetts: Milton: Blue Hills Reservation Map
Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: September 18th, 2012 7:09pm
West: -71.1531° East: -71.0254°
Country: United States
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Blue Hills Reservation, Milton, MA 02186
A massive (at least for suburban Boston) and historic State Reservation, encompassing property in five Eastern Massachusetts towns: Milton, Canton, Randolph, Quincy, and Braintree.
A weather observatory, a ski area, a covered drinking water storage tank (reservoir) for Boston, a former granite quarry, a trailside ecology museum, a pond with a beach for swimming, and miles of trails are all within the extents of this map.
My KMZ map is from the DCR map:
See version history below for more info.
This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 32 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS.
Note that due to the wide coverage area of this map, it is actually 24 tiles. Keep that in mind when placing this on your Garmin GPS - even though this is one KMZ, the number of tiles is limited to 100 across all the KMZ files loaded on your GPS.
All of the images below are from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc.
The images below are the top of Great Blue Hill. The images on the left are with no other maps displayed. The image on the right is with the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.
The images below are from the Houghton's Pond area. The images on the left are with no other maps displayed. The image on the right is with the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.
I have posted this KMZ as freeware, so instead of paying me for it, send me a note if you found this file helpful!
Download Garmin Custom Map [9MB] (178 Downloads)
Once you have downloaded and unzipped the KMZ file, you can:
1) Display it on your Garmin GPS receiver by placing the file in the GarminCustomMaps folder on your supported Garmin GPS receiver. For a list of supported devices, click here.
2) Display it in Google Earth by opening the file (FILE, OPEN).
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Version 2.00 (2012 Sept 18)
Recreated new KMZ map using DCR map dated December 2011
Version 1.00 (2012 Jan 29)
Initial release using DCR map dated September 2010