Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Lake Boon - in Stow MA

Rating: One Star - The shape of this ponds makes for an interesting paddle. L-shaped and a few coves to explore. The shore is mostly developed. I launched at the Stow town beach not knowing that there is an easier access at the southeast corner of the pond.

  Put in at Sudbury Road
  in Stow MA.
Paddle around Lake
  Boon and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 3.5 miles
Stow town
Lake Boon
Assabet River National
  Wildlife Refuge (NWR)
Honey Pot
  Hill Orchards

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At Stow MA's Pine Bluff Recreation Area.

A youth soccer game going on.

Stow's town beach.

Launching here requires a bit of portage to this beach.

The Boston Kayaker just launched on Lake Boon.

A fast boat pulling a water skier.

Paddling to my left on a southerly direction.

Wake coming . . .

The water skier's boat wake.

I am now approaching that narrow section just before the L-corner of this L-shaped lake.

I am at the narrows just before this lake will bend to the left.

Just veered left and continuing to follow the shoreline of Lake Boon.

Now onto the coves in the southeast portion of Lake Boon.

This part of Lake Boon looks undeveloped.

Turtles on Lake Boon.

The easier access to Lake Boon that I found out just now at the southeast end.

Just turned around and now paddling back.

A couple turtle-watching.

I can see the town beach now but will take a small detour to me left towards the dam.

No visible sign of the dam . . .

Turning around and will cross the lake to the town beach my final destination.

The town beach is directly across the dam cove.

Landed. Time on the water is 1 hour and 31 minutes.

The access to Lake Boon on Sudbury Road in Stow MA.