Meet at 9:00 AM on Sunday morning at the Topsfield Fairgrounds PARKING LOT Entrance on RT 1 in Topsfield MA. If you are coming from the south, take RT 95 to RT 1 in Topsfield. Continue driving north on RT 1. You go down a long hill to the bottom where RT 1 crosses the Ipswich River. It is not obvious that you have crossed the Ipswich River, look carefully. Immediately ahead on the right is the Fair Grounds PARKING LOT Entrance. You should see a number of vehicles there with canoes on the roof. We will shuttle to the launch, which is on Rowley Bridge road. Then we shuttle the vehicles to the take out which is at the Bradley Palmer State Forest. We get on the river by 10:00 am and take out about 3:30 to 4:00 pm. Bring: canoe or kayak, lunch, drink, water, sun screen, bug repellent, EYEGLASSES RETAINER STRAP, sun hat, life jacket If you need a boat, please let the leaders know ASAP. If you want to car pool please let the leaders know ASAP.
Ipswich River Paddle
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