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Last Updated: 11/2016
 Park Street Bridge (Route 20) to Ware River Take-Out

Description
             



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STATISTICS

Skill Level:            Class 2 and 3
Estimated Time: 
   2.5 hours
Distance:
              7.1 miles
USGS Map:
 Palmer, MA (7.5’x15’)



Route 20, Park Street Bridge - Mile 7.1
Position:  42-08.55 N 72-16.89 W
Boat Launch:
Roadside Park for car top boats.
Nearest Launch Address:
2019 Main St Palmer, MA 01080

Put-In/Take-Out Directions (3.5 miles, 6 minutes)
From Exit 8 Palmer of the Massachusetts Turnpike (Rt. 90)
  1.  After the Toll booths, at the stop light, turn right onto Thorndike Street.
  2. At mile 0.7, turn left onto Route 20 East/Park Street.
  3. At mile 3.5, turn right at the "Crossroads Sports".
  4. Park on grass just off their long driveway.  Carry your boat from the river.  Oh yeah, they have some great casual food!

Three Rivers Take-Out - Mile 0.05
Position: 42-10.81 N 72-21.85 W
Boat Launch:
Where Nick Lavoilette Field meets Main Street Bridge over the Quaboag River
Nearest Launch Address:
2019 Main St Palmer, MA 01080

Put-In/Take-Out Directions (3.2 miles, 7 minutes)
From Exit 8 Palmer of the Massachusetts Turnpike (Rt. 90)
  1.  After the Toll booths, at the stop light, turn right onto Thorndike Street.
  2. Make the first right just after the gas station onto Lawrence Street.
  3. At mile 0.3, at stop sign, turn left onto Shearer Street.
  4. At mile 1.0, turn right onto Route181 North/North Main Street.
  5. At mile 2.2, turn left onto Bourne Street.
  6. At mile 2.9, turn left onto Main Street in Three Rivers.
  7. At mile 3.2, turn left into a parking area just before the bridge over the Quaboag River.
  8. Go to the recreation area and park.  Find small trail to river.
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01176000 QUABOAG RIVER AT WEST BRIMFIELD, MA