Rumney Marsh Reservation Article

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Rumney Marsh Reservation
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The Pines River and surrounding marshland
Map showing the location of Rumney Marsh Reservation
Map showing the location of Rumney Marsh Reservation
Location in Massachusetts
Location Essex, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083
RUMNEY MARSH RESERVATION Latitude and Longitude:

42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083
Area815 acres (330 ha) [1]
Elevation3 ft (0.91 m) [2]
EstablishedUnspecified
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
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

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

Entrance road to the reservation

References

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

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