Mashpee River Woodlands

Quinaquisset Avenue And Meetinghouse Road, Mashpee, MA 02649

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Pristine shoreline, natural spawning areas, and excellent water quality make the Mashpee River one of Massachusetts' finest sources of rare, sea-run brook trout. Since at least 1915, spirited conservation efforts have protected this tidal river, which begins at Mashpee/Wakeby Pond and empties into Pirate's Cove on Popponesset Bay.For a great hike, from the Mashpee River Woodlands parking area on Quinaquisset Ave. follow the trail down to the river. Cross the Mashpee River on the "Great Bridge," the old Rt. 28 layout, and follow the scenic old River Road down to Mashpee Woodlands West. There is a canoe/kayak take-out at the old Farley Camp.

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