Neponset River Greenway, on the Boston and Milton shore of the Neponset River, is a miles-long, waterfront multi-use trail.
It's time to help cleanup and beautify our storm weary coastline.
With thousands of acres of parks and open space, there’s more recreational activity going on in our Watershed than we can possibly list! Here are just a few suggestions to get you started… Canton Hike some (or all) of the 12.7 mile Skyline Trail along the ridge of Blue Hills Reservation. Take a hike around […]
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!
On the first Saturday in December, about 30 persons of all ages and sizes assembled at 2 PM in the glassed-in kiosk at Squantum Point Park in Quincy to explore the recently-opened Riverwalk.
The documents on this page may be printed out and used as necessary for outreach purposes. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the webpage to see all of the documents. To print: Click on thumbnail image for a larger view. Each image can be printed on an 8.5″x11″ page. 1. Neponset River […]
After twelve long years of sweat and tears by the Neponset River Watershed Association and local Quincy citizens, the Quincy RiverWalk officially opened at noon on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at the Adams Inn Gazebo, 29 Hancock St., Quincy right next to the Neponset Avenue Bridge. Speakers included Quincy […]
For decades, NepRWA and others in Quincy have longed for a “Riverwalk”, comparable to the Harborwalk and the Neponset Greenway in Boston. The first half of Quincy’s 3 mile long Neponset Riverwalk, beginning at the pile-supported gazebo at Adams Inn, were constructed over many years via NepRWA’s negotiation with private waterfront developers. Then, last year, […]
Anticipating the expansion of the Neponset River Greenway - a gem of a community resource - from Milton into Mattapan Square.
Scenic parks and waterways are just waiting to be explored in the Neponset River Watershed
The Quincy RiverWalk is a 2 mile-long public walkway along the Neponset River shore that officially opened on September 30, 2014. The Watershed Association and other Greenway advocates worked together for almost 10 years to create this public trail along the Quincy shore of the Neponset River. The upstream terminus of the Quincy RiverWalk is […]
Areas of undeveloped land are key to maintaining the health and function of the Neponset River Watershed, its biodiversity, community character, public recreation opportunities, and public well-being, and we advocate for the acquisition, protection, and public access of these lands. Click here to learn how we are expanding public access to the Watershed. Over […]
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 […]