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Wild Turkey Paddlers: Jones River Kayak Trip Report
Jones River Landing Environmental Center
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At the Jones River Landing Heritage Center on Landing Road in Kingston MA.
Trip date is July 2016.
The access area to Jones River at the heritage center.
The Boston Kayaker at the put in to Jones River on Landing Road in Kingston MA.
Just launched to Jones River. It was about 1 hour 25 minutes before high tide.
Veered to my right downriver, looking to my right.
The Route 3 bridge over Jones River.
Passing under the Route 3 bridge over the Jones River.
It was before 7:30am when I started and the sun is still low.
High tide is 8:48am.
As the tide is rising, the river flow is imperceptible.
Just following the Jones River downstream.
Approaching the marina at the mouth of Jones River.
The Kingston town dock. I was here earlier and would like to launch except parking is for Kingston residents only. :(
Past the tow ramp, onto Kingston Bay.
Will follow north side of the Jones River on my left.
Past the peninsula is this small beach owned by the Bay Farm.
Took a break and a photo opportunity.
Back to Jones River.
Veered right, will follow the bank on the right upriver.
The Kingston MA town ramp. Residents sticker required for parking.
Past the wide mouth, Jones River narrowing.
The Route 3 bridge where I am heading.
Passing back under the Route 3 bridge over the Jones River.
Approaching the river landing at Jones River Heritage Center.
That's where I launched earlier. Will paddle past to go upriver.
Continuing my upriver paddle, a railbridge.
Approaching the Main Street bridge.
Passing under the Main Street bridge over the Jones River.
Jones River is getting narrower and narrower.
Trees blocking my away. Oh well!
Just turned around and now paddling downstream back to where I came from.
A private river bank.
Passing back under the Main Street bridge over the Jones River.
Approaching the Jones River Landing Heritage Center.
Landed. Paddle time is 2 hours and 1 minute.