Canoe and Kayak Trip from Nahanton Park

09/28/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Location
Nahanton Park – Nahanton Street entrance
471 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA

This canoe/kayak trip will start in Nahanton Park. We’ll paddle upstream on the Charles against the current to the far reaches of Needham, Dedham, and Wellesley. Bring your own canoe or kayak, or rent one at the canoe/kayak rental stand in Nahanton Park.

The area up-stream is a region of significant beauty and almost pristine conditions. Fall is a good time to view the many turtles and other wildlife along this stretch of water. We should see numerous fish, including pickerel, bass, and carp. We also will see many birds that make their spring/summer/fall homes in this habitat.We’ll pass by Powell’s Island, Millennium Park, and the large Dedham Ditch, then stop for lunch on Cow Island. On the return trip, the current will help carry us back. It’s an interesting trip for adults and children and usually is completed within three hours.

Trip Leaders: Bill & Dottie Hagar (617-964-2644)