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Salem Sound to Boston Kayaking Guide

This Kayaking Guide provides access points and suggestions for paddling destinations for non-motorized watercraft within the estuaries and bays of the North Shore from Manchester south to East Boston.

Click here or on the map at the top of this page to access the customized Google map. From the customized Google map, you will be able to click on a site to get basic information, expand the map to get directions. The site list is a second navigational option on the Google map page, which brings up a table with links to each access site. Follow the site links for pictures and more details.

Recreational paddling is a great way to enjoy our beautiful coastline Traveling by kayak helps one to develop a better understanding of our natural treasures and the environmental problems facing our coastal waters and oceans.

We hope this information will encourage greater participation in recreational paddling and lead to safer boating. Please become a steward of our oceans and rivers. Join us in making our waters cleaner and safer for all.

Happy Paddling!

Salem Sound to Boston Kayaking Guide was created by Salem Sound Coastwatch with funding from the Recreational Trails Program in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Additional resources:
Coast Guide Online | North Shore Paddlers Network | Kayak Online

Kayakers Guide to the Great Marsh | NOAA Online Nautical Charts

DISCLAIMER: This is only a guide to access sites and possible paddling destinations. Conditons could change because of local regulations or wind/wave conditions. It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of these sites for yourself and your vehicle. Please let us know if we need to change a site description.

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