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Kayaking on Ware River - in Gilbertville MA

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  Put in at Hardwick Road
  bridge in Gilbertville MA.
Take out at Route 32 bridge
  in Gilbertville MA.
Estimated distance
  = 3+ miles
Rapids Covered

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At Greenville Park launch to Ware River on Route 32 and Red Bridge Road ("Hardwick Road" according to maps) in Gilbertville MA.
Pictures taken September 2014.

Greenville Park.

The put in to Ware River is a bit steep but not too hard.

Looking north (upriver) on Ware River from the put in at Greenville Park.

From the put in looking south is the Red Bridge / Hardwick Road bridge.

Greenville Park launch is located at the intersection of Route 32 and Hardwick Road.

Ware River looking south from Red Bridge / Hardwick Road bridge.

Now at Main Street in the center of Gilbertville MA.
East of the bridge is a "formal" canoe launch and parking area.
Problem with this launch area is the portage to the river is a bit long.

A belvedere overlooking the Ware River from the "formal" launch area.

The path to the put in if one is to use the "formal" launch.

View of Ware River from the belvedere.
Rocky portion just before the Main Street / Route 32 bridge.

Looking upstream from the Main Street bridge.

Looking downstream on Ware River from the Main Street bridge.
Take out is on river left just after the Main Street bridge.
Park your car across the road at the "formal" canoe launch.