A canoe waits for you. Please consider joining or renewing your membership today. Members use canoes and kayaks for free. Happy Rivers Month! Join Today: Use Our Boats for Free! - Membership in the Ipswich River Watershed Association opens a world of new experiences, gives access to your favorite river, and lets you give back and get involved.  Our headquarters in Ipswich, Riverbend, is a great place to paddle and explore the river!  Members use our canoes and kayaks for free anytime. We supply the paddles and life jackets too. You can...
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July 13, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
July 27, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
August 10, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
August 24, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
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004Volunteering is a great way to make a difference, learn new skills and help the river.

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Visit Riverbend

Native_Plant_Garden_2011_with_sign_lilies_DKRiverbend, the home of Ipswich River Watershed Association, is a great place to visit. Look for our sign at 143 County Rd (Route 1A) in Ipswich. Gardens, trails, dock and property are open from sunrise to sunset for paddling, walking, birding and gaining the peace of mind that comes from a beautiful stretch of water.

Members use our boats for free, anytime! Canoes and kayaks are right by the river, ready to be launched from our dock. First come, first served. Reservations are not required to paddle what many people say is the most beautiful and least frequented stretch of the river.

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River Conditions

River Flow Levels at the Ipswich USGS Gage

USGS Water-data graph for site 01102000How is the River doing today? Check Paddling Conditions.

In order to keep the river healthy and help you enjoy it, our staff and volunteers monitor a range of “indicators” that can help us spot problems with water quality and understand how the river is affected by low flows and land and water-use practices.

See the latest on river conditions and learn how to be part of the effort!

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