More About Rivers
Massachusetts has 30 major river basins, also called watersheds, as delineated by the Massachusetts Water Resources Commission. For a map of these river basins view the Massachusetts River Basin Map.
Looking for a good place for to visit a river? The Massachusetts Audubon Society maintains a number of wildlife sanctuaries that border Massachusetts rivers. These Sanctuaries include:
Many of these sanctuaries also offer programs on river ecology and related subjects. See individual Sanctuary program listings for details on specific offerings.
For more information on rivers in Massachusetts and elsewhere, we have provided the following resources: