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Paddle the Sudbury River

Discover the outstanding resources along this 15 mile stretch of the Sudbury River. It highlights natural features, ecological areas, historical sites and places described in literature, all of which help to tell the rich story of the Sudbury River. You will pass through the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and its wide wetland floodplains which are habitat for many waterfowl. Near Heard Pond you will see Indian Point which once hosted the annual summer encampment of the Nipmucks and in Fairhaven Bay you will travel by the sites seen and written about by Henry David Thoreau.

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)