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Paddle the Assabet River

Explore the region’s early industrial past and view lots of wildlife as you paddle through remote sections of the Assabet River. The river is home to abundant wildlife, including bald eagles, great blue herons, river otters, painted turtles, largemouth bass and many other species of fish.

You can find printed copies of the river guide in the following locations:

Bedford Boat Launch (map)

Lowell Road Boat Launch (map)

Maynard Boat Launch (map)

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord Unit (map)