Hike along the Nashua River and the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

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Wildlife abound in this conservation area. Listen to and watch for birds and other critters as you amble along. 

Park in the lot on Tank Road to access the Nashua River Trail. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, chipmunks, birds, and other wildlife! This trail is open from April to October. 

The trail can become flooded and muddy after a rain/ snow, so for a shorter alternative to the 9.5 miles, you can take the Riverside to Turnpike Trail for a quick 2-mile loop around the area.

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Layers
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera
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Added by Gustavo Quiros

Photographer // Adventurer // Dreamer // Artist

Activities:

Photography, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

9.5 Miles

Elev. Gain:

0 Feet

Features:

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Wildlife

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