Marstons Mills River Kayak Trip Scheduled

Aerial view of the Marston Mills River herring run

The Barnstable (Massachusetts) Land Trust is hosting a kayak trip on Saturday morning, June 9, in Marstons Mills. Join BLT Land Manager Red Bansfield and Bobby Wilds of Great Marsh Kayak Tours on a kayak trip across Hamblin’s Pond and Middle Pond to the head of the Marstons Mills River herring run.

Barnstable Land Trust Kayak route

The trip starts at 10:00 a.m. from the Hamblin’s Pond Recreation Area. Participants will portage across the isthmus separating the 2 ponds, where local resident Dianne Burden will provide lemonade and cookies. During the trip, kayakers will explore woodlands, wetlands, wildlife habitat and learn about the herring run.

Where & When:

Saturday, May 5
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(rain date Sunday, May 6)
Departing from Hamblin’s Pond Recreation Area
415 Route 149, Marstons Mills

Fees:

$60 per person fee for the kayak trip (includes $30 tax-deductible
donation to BLT). PRE-REGISTRATION WITH A CREDIT CARD IS NECESSARY.

All equipment provided. No discount for bringing your own equipment.

Contact:

(508-771-2585)
Barnstable Land Trust

To learn more about visiting Barnstable, check out New England Boating’s destination feature:

Focus on: Barnstable, Massachusetts

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