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CRWA's Canoe and Kayak Paddling Guide
CRWA’s Charles River Canoe and Kayak Guide is a must
for anyone interested in exploring the Charles River, one of eastern Massachusetts’s
most scenic rivers. It’s packed with useful information about a variety
of paddling easily accessible along 78 miles of the river — from the pastoral meanderings in the upper reaches to the bustling water park between Boston
Buy it at the CRWA online store.
- Newly updated and revised for 2010
- 32-colorful pages of maps and paddling tips
- Sales support CRWA’s work to restore the Charles
Designed to be easily referenced on the water, the handy guide contains
maps of ten river segments that are suitable for paddling. Click here to view one of the maps. Accompanying
text describes good access points, hazards, scenic spots, points of interest,
boat rental outlets, and more. River mile indicators on the maps help
paddlers gauge distances accurately.
The Second Edition of the guide was produced in 2010 with help from many vendors who provided donated and discounted services. VinceParatore.com contributed complimentary design services; Herb Heidt at Mapworks produced the maps
at a substantial discount; and Yupo Corporation donated synthetic waterproof paper. Many thanks!
Assistance was provided by a number
of paddling enthusiasts, CRWA membesr, and staff from the Department of Conservation and Recreation and Charles River Canoe and Kayak.
The guide can be purchased at the following locations:
Newton: Charles River Canoe and Kayak
S. Natick: Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Natick: Natick Outdoor Store
Weston: Charles River Watershed Association