Ipswich River and Wenham Swamp

Hamilton, Massachusetts

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The Wenham Swamp offers one of a few opportunities in Massachusetts for an on-site canoe and kayak camping trip. This pristine swamp is a favorite of bird-watchers.
Quiet Water Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide, 3rd Edition

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Quiet Water Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide, 3rd Edition

by Alex Wilson & John Hayes (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

The Wenham Swamp offers one of a few opportunities in
Massachusetts for an on-site canoe and kayak camping trip. This
pristine swamp is a favorite of bird-watchers.

©  Alex Wilson & John Hayes/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
Nearby City: Hamilton
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: Day Trip
Class: Class I
Season: Spring through Fall
Local Contacts: massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/ Ipswich_River
Local Maps: Massachusetts Atlas & Gazetteer, Map 29: H30, Map 30: F1, 2, G1, H1; USGS Ipswich, Salem
Driving Directions: Directions to Ipswich River and Wenham Swamp

Recent Trail Reviews

6/5/2017
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Able to enjoy a little isolation and wildlife in a highly populated area of Massachusetts. An early start on the river is best.



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