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At Hopkinton Reservoir. Trip date is June 2012.
Looking behind me is my dutiful wife on this Sunday morning.
In the background is Route 85. We put in on the right in this picture.
We paddled to the east coast of the reservoir and plan to hug this coast.
An island in Hopkinton Reservoir.
I can now see the cars and the state park launch.
The state park beach area is getting closer.
We beached at the state park picnic area.
State park parking lot.
Hopkinton Reservoir Dam
Only a trickle of water flowing over this dam today.
Hopkinton Reservoir viewed from the dam
Back on the water.
Paddling back to where we started.
The reservoir launch from the state park. (Alternate put in in my map.)
The state park's boat and kayak rental shop. Still close as it was only 9am.
A turtle sunbathing on Hopkinton Reservoir.
Trying to find the spot where I launched . . .