Several hundred local residents, elected officials and community activists gathered on either side of the beautiful new “Harvest River Bridge” on September 29 to officially celebrate the opening of the newest section of the Neponset River Greenway trail between Central Avenue in Milton and Mattapan square. Attendees enjoyed musical performances on both sides of the […]
The Neponset River Greenway Trail was voted the 2018 "best neighborhood diversion in Dorchester" by the editors of Boston Magazine.
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 […]
With little fanfare, the construction fences came down this past weekend, and the long awaited connection between Central Avenue and Mattapan Square was complete!
Wow, what a day! Over 150 volunteers joined us for the Neponset Cleanup/DCR Park Serve Day on Saturday, and what a difference they made!
Scenic parks and waterways are just waiting to be explored in the Neponset River Watershed
Expanding public access to the Neponset Watershed and River is an important way to share the beauty of the landscape and grow a coalition of stewards to protect the area. Our most extensive work has been to increase access along the lower Neponset River and Estuary in Mattapan, Dorchester, Milton, and Quincy. Neponset River Greenway […]