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HIKE THE SHAWSHEEN RIVER AND POMP'S POND IN ANDOVER

Date and Time

Sunday, May 26, 2024, 10:30AM - 2:30PM

Location

Andover,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
MA

Registration

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Overview

Come and enjoy a one-way riverside hike, approx 5+ miles, along the beautiful Shawsheen River and Bay Circuit Trail in Andover. We'll hike through several local reservations including: •West Parish Meadow •Bakers Meadow •Indian Ridge Reservation •Shawsheen Reservation •Vale Reservation •Pomp's Pond We'll visit some of the recent habitat restoration sites and see local efforts to fight invasive plant species as well as hear stories about the history of the properties. We will be hiking at an easy pace over roots and rocks with numerous ups and downs as we alternate being directly on the shore of the river to the higher ground overlooking it. We plan to end our hike between 1:30 and 2:00PM, depending on the pace of the group. Appropriate hiking footwear required (no sneakers). Sorry no dogs. Confirmed participants will be e-mailed directions and reminders prior to the hike. Any questions contact the leaders.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

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Activity

Walks

Offered By

Boston

Status

Open

Difficulty

Easy

Audience

Adults (18+)


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