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Mattapoisett River

Trip Overview

The Mattapoisett River is quite a hidden gem. The water is nearly black with tannins and has a few class I rapids. I put in at Snipatuit Pond in Middleboro. This pond is also the source of the river. The river flows through swamps and meadows. I took out at the point where the river meets tidewater, which is Route 6.
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Canoeing
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Number of Portages: 1
  • Portage Description: @ River mile 7.75 there is a complex of dams. The portage is 10 yards.

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