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Kayaking on Essex River and the Great Marsh - in Essex MA

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  Put in at Main Street
  in Essex MA.
Take out at Conomo Point
  Road in Essex MA.
Estimated distance
  = 2.5+ miles
Park behind fire station
  on Shepard Drive.
Park on road side
  south of takeout.
Best to start paddle at
  high tide or soon after.

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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Other resources:
US Harbors: Essex Bay Tides in Essex MA
Essex River Basin Adventures kayak rentals and guided tours
Essex Shipbuilding Museum

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On Main Street bridge over the Essex River in Essex MA.
Pictures taken January 2017.

Just east of the bridge on Main Street is the informal put in to Essex River.

The put in to Essex River on Main Street, Essex MA.

Essex River viewed from the put in at Main Street.

On Conomo Point Road going north to the take out.

More than a quarter-mile from Conomo Point, non-residents have to park
here and walk the rest of the way.

At Conomo Point on Conomo Point Road in Essex MA.

Clear signs saying resident sticker required for parking.

The take out at Conomo Point.

Looking west at Conomo Point is Essex Bay.