There are infinite options for exploration in the Neponset River Watershed! Here, we’ve supplied a few maps and suggested locations to get you started.
- Neponset River Watershed Map
- Mass DCR map of Neponset Greenway Trail
- Trail Link map of Neponset Greenway Trail
- Neponset River Paddler’s Guide
- Quincy RiverWalk Map
- Other Notable Locations
Read more below and let the adventure begin!
Get oriented with the watershed by viewing this overview map. The Neponset River begins in Foxborough, near Gillette Stadium, and ends in Dorchester Bay, near the rainbow gas tank.
Neponset Greenway Trail Map
The Neponset Greenway Trail is a 5.2 mile asphalt rail-trail from Neponset Vally Parkway in Mattapan to Port Norfolk in Dorchester, which runs along the Neponset River, and is a great location for walking, running, and biking.
An 8″x23″ fold-able paddler’s guide divided into 4 sections: Fowl Meadow, Lower Neponset, Neponset Estuary, Major Lakes and Ponds. The guide shows launches, suggested routes, and points of interest, and is printed on waterproof paper for many years of use. Cost is $5.00 or free for members!
The Quincy RiverWalk is a 2 mile-long public walkway along the Neponset River shore from Squantum Point to the Adam’s Inn.
Notable features of the Watershed include the 30 mile long Neponset River, Fowl Meadow, Blue Hills, Baker Dam, Tileston and Hollingsworth Dam, the Neponset Estuary, Neponset RiverWalk and Greenway, and Squantum Point Park.