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Kayaking on Ware River - from Barre Plains MA to Hardwick MA

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  Put in at Route 32 bridge near
  Adams Street in South Barre MA.
Portage on river
  left around dam.
Take out at Route 32 before Hardwick
  Road bridge in Hardwick MA.
Estimated distance
  = 5 miles
Wheelwright Mill
  Pond Dam

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

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Kayaking on Ware River - from Barre Plains MA to Hardwick MA

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Looking north from the put in Route 32 bridge in South Barre MA.

The put in is at the east/south side of the Route 32 bridge.

Ware River looking south from the Route 32 bridge.

The path to the put in spot.

The put in on the Ware River in Barre Plains MA.

At the take out Hardwick Road bridge in Harwick MA.
The take out is on the left, east bank of the Ware River.

From the bridge looking north, there is this remnants of an old bridge.
Coming from the north, you go past this remnants and take out just before this bridge I am standing on.

The river access area in Route 32 near the Hardwick Road bridge.

From the designated take-out looking south to the Harwick Road bridge.

Looking north upriver Ware River from the take-out.

Stairs from the put in to the paking area.