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Ipswich River

Ipswich, MA
+1 978-356-9771
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Beautiful River

I walk along the river almost everyday with my dog! It is a very photogenic area. It is perfect... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Betsy K
Who doesn't like the Ipswich

Canoe from topsfield to ipswich - a great journey. Couples and kids especially will love... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
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Ipswich, MA
+1 978-356-9771
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I walk along the river almost everyday with my dog! It is a very photogenic area. It is perfect for water color and acrylic painters! There's a beautiful view everywhere you look! There are more 1st period houses along the river and up into the...More

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Canoe from topsfield to ipswich - a great journey. Couples and kids especially will love meandering.

Thank BHthegood
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great river for the family! Beautiful trails as well as place to kayak and canoe. We are so luck to live so close to this river.

Thank 319RonZ
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I viewed the river from a friend's house, which is on part of his property. Depending on season and rainfall, you can kayak or canoe along the river. It was a beautiful setting for a baptism of a friend's newborn.

Thank Coltsneck
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I've been over to the river numerous times and always have a great time. Since it was October I didn't go swimming or kayaking but just walked along the river lost in thought. The water level was the lowest I've ever seen it, but it's...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is nothing especially unique or interesting about this River, at least where I saw it near the Ipswich River Provisions establishment. There is a small dock and boats with buoys.

Thank yogadr
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Diddo, what more can I say. It runs from way inland (topsfield, reading...etc? Go to Foot's canou rental after the drought (9/16). Or for bigger boats and ocean, Try Ipswich town warf---off season or weekends.

Thank 142pete
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Visited the Ipswich river today just below Foots Dam and was horrified as I could walk across the river without getting wet - NO WATER Know that it has been a dry summer, but was astonished at what I saw Pray for rain!

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went to the river during a recent visit and found it to be the at its lowest level that i have ever seen! The 2016 drought has brought this wonderful river to look like a stream... if that.

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wonderful afternoon of kayaking the ipswich river. We started at Foote's (?)where they allowed us to launch our own kayaks. The river apparently is running lower than average due to low winter/spring precipitation. Even though it was "busy" in spots it was very peaceful and...More

Thank tripster234
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Where do you find that captain? Is there a company? Name? Location? Love the idea of the picnic.
8 May 2015|
Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I do not understand the question.