Charles River, Massachusetts Recreation Area Info & Images

Charles River Image Gallery

Directions

Public use areas can be reached off of I-90, I-95 and I-495.

Phone

(508) 278-2511

Activities

WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Massachusetts Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Massachusetts Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Massachusetts Recreation Areas | Charles River Website

Once called, “Quinobequin” by native Indians, Captain John Smith renamed the area for Charles I of England. The winding river rambles for 80 miles from its headwaters, covers an area of over 300 square miles and is the most densely populated river basin in New England. The area provides for wetlands and wildlife and recreation activities. For up-to-date information, call (508) 278-2511.