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Kayaking on Cedar Pond - in Sturbridge MA

Rating: One-and-a-Half Stars - The public access is very good (no "residents only" crap). Water very clear. The western side is a hill/mountain. The eastern shore is mostly developed. Paddle time was 1 hour 10 minutes round trip.

  Put in at Burgess School
  Road in Sturbridge MA.
Paddle around Cedar
  Pond and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 2.5+ miles
Cedar Pond
Old Sturbridge

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At the put in to Cedar Pond on Burgess School in Sturbridge MA.
Trip date is August 2017.

The access area has a small space for parking.

Clear skies.

Boston Kayaker just launched on Cedar Pond.

Veered to my right. Will circle Cedar Pond counter-clockwise.
The top of the dam is on the right of this picture.

The town beach.

Now facing northwards. Will keep close to the eastern shore on right.

A pontoon boat on Cedar Pond.

The left half side of the picture is the rest of Cedar Pond nortwards.
The right side is the southeast cove.

Looking to my right, the southeast cove.

Continuing the northwards paddle hugging the eastern shore on right.

Water-front party.

Jetski on Cedar Pond.

Approaching the I-90 highway on top of those greens.

That tunnel goes thru all the lanes of the I-90 highway above it.

If there was a big body of water to explore on the other side, I would have paddle thru!
. . . but not today.

Just turned around now facing south. Cedar Pond viewed from the north end.

Continuing my counter-clockwise, will follow the western shore on my right.

Landed. Paddle time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

The Cedar Pond dam.