South River

Marshfield, Massachusetts 02047

South River

South River Professional Review and Guide

"The South River is a lovely place to paddle, nearly equal in beauty to the North River but more intimate in scale. At high tide, kayakers can paddle south about five miles one-way from the put-in before the river becomes too narrow to navigate easily. The wonder of the South River is the way it slowly reveals itself.

At the put-in the river is busy, its banks crowded with homes and businesses. As one paddles south, buildings fall away to reveal a beautiful marsh surprising in its expansiveness. On a warm summer day, observant kayakers can find a lovely lagoon tucked away in the marsh, perfect for swimming and picnicking. Easy, scenic, and fun, this paddle is ideal for families. Attractions: Salt marsh, bird-watching, fishing, lagoon for swimming and picnicking."

South River Reviews

Do you know something we don't know? Help others by leaving a review.

South River Photos

Help others discover amazing sights!

Trail Information

Marshfield
Nearby City
11
Distance
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Day trip
Duration
Best spring thru fall, weather depending
Season
NOAA 13267, 13269
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018