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Nashua River Watershed Association
US Fish & Wildlife Service: Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge
US Fish & Wildlife Service: Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge brochure
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REI Guidepost: Nashua River and the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge
Wikipedia: Nashua River
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At Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge on Still River Depot Road in Harvard MA.
Trip date September 2015.
The launch area to Nashua River at the Oxbow refuge.
The Boston Kayakers family: son, daughter, and wife.
Looking upstream from the put in, a footbridge over the Nashua River.
The concrete ramp is on a steep angle.
A kid jumping into the Nashua River at the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge.
The Boston Kayaker and wife just launched into Nashua River.
The Boston Kayaker's daughter taking pictures from the banks of Nashua River.
At the right bank, the Oxbow refuge warning signs.
The Boston Kayaker at the back half of the tandem kayak on Nashua River.
Looking at our left, the Salt Rock Pond.
Route 2 bridge ahead.
Paddling under the Route 2 bridge over the Nashua River.
Jackson Road bridge next.
Some remnants of a chimney . . . ?
A building on the left side.
A couple of kayakers on Nashua River.
Hospital Road bridge.
Under the Hospital Road bridge over the Nashua River.
Ayer Road bridge coming up. Take out is right after that bridge.
The bridge has a clear sign about the dam ahead.
Ayer Ice House on the right bank.
The landing spot is on river left.
Landed on the informaly take out at Walker Road.
Paddle time is 1 hour 34 minutes.
About 100+ feet from the take out is the Ayer Ice House Dam.