Beautiful parks and bike paths line the shores of the Neponset River, along with natural salt marshes and wetlands that support more than 200 species of birds, fish and other wildlife, all right in the City.
Lower Neponset River Greenway Geology Walk Saturday, June 30 from 10 am – noon Les Tyrala, registered geologist, and the DCR will lead a geology walk along the Neponset River Greenway. Examine sedimentary bedrock evidence of ancient mountains, shallow seas and lava flows plus the more recent glacial features. Co-sponsored by the Department of Conservation […]
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Neponset River Spring Cleanup/DCR Park Serve Day – Sat., April 28 This cleanup is part of DCR’s Park Serve Day, and is scheduled for Sat., April 28. We typically work along the Quincy RiverWalk, the Dorchester marshes and riverside parks, and various riverside areas in Milton and Mattapan. We’ll post more information as we get […]
Canoeing or kayaking There are lots of options for boating along the Neponset River, and in local ponds and lakes. Some of our favorite paddles include: Launching from Signal Hill in Canton and heading upstream or downstream Paul’s Bridge in Milton – heading upstream Neponset Estuary (best at mid to high tide), launching from Milton […]