Trip report

Kayaking easy calm river

Other DATE: 10/01/2023 - 10/01/2023

Trip/Event Location: West Groton, MA
US

Trip Leader(s): Twigs

Max # People: 25

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

We will be dropping into the Squannacook Conservation Area and paddling up to Groton swimming hole. Here we can try to find a spot to dock along the bank, and have a lunch/snack. paddle distance to...
Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at: There will be a balloon placed on either side of the driveway. As I always drive past it. The entrance is next door from our driveway is the West Groton Water Dept Building. For your GPS use "Squannacook Conservation Area, Shirley, MA"
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we all met at the drop in location at 9am, russ use an inflateable kayak which was neat to see and learn about its soft bottom. while Carl and I both had hard bottoms. THe event was move to sunday at the last min due to the weather on saturday. Sunday was the perfect day. started off cool in the high 40's but by the end of the trip russ was swign off a rope swign with a splash down for a quick siwm. It apperas fun was had by all. 

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • This was a great day, Jason. Thank you so much for showing us this gorgeous corner of Central MA. The blue heron was definitely a highlight for me. - Carl_B
  • Thanks Twigs for sharing this place and leading this relaxing trip. It was a sweet time snoozing in my kayak under the warm sun. So peaceful and lovely with the autumn foliage and entertaining conversation. - Russell

Members That Participated

Twigs

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Townsend, MA


United States
Carl_B

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Leominster, MA


United States
Russell

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Newtonville, MA


United States
Carl_B Oct 2, 2023 at 4:58 PM

Comment: This was a great day, Jason. Thank you so much for showing us this gorgeous corner of Central MA. The blue heron was definitely a highlight for me.

Russell Oct 2, 2023 at 2:19 PM

Comment: Thanks Twigs for sharing this place and leading this relaxing trip. It was a sweet time snoozing in my kayak under the warm sun. So peaceful and lovely with the autumn foliage and entertaining conversation.

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