Rumney Marsh Reservation

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Coordinates: 42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083
Rumney Marsh Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
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The Pines River and surrounding marshland
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Counties Essex, Suffolk
Town/City Saugus, Revere
River Saugus River, Pines River
Location Route 107
 - elevation 3 ft (1 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083
Area 815 acres (330 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Rumney Marsh Reservation

Rumney Marsh Reservation is a Massachusetts state park occupying over 600 acres (240 ha) in the town of Saugus and city of Revere. The salt marsh is located within the Saugus and Pines River estuary and provides habitat for many different migratory birds and marine life. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.[3]

Activities and amenities[edit]

Visitors can partake in birdwatching, non-motorized boating, fishing, walking, and hiking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pines River Marshes". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing". Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rumney Marsh Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

External links[edit]



Entrance road to the reservation