At the Rowley Bridge Road launch to the Ipswich River in Topsfield MA. Explore 12 miles of interconnecting trails at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary and wander through forests, meadows, and wetlands. The River Orwell flows through the county of Suffolk in England.Its source river [clarification needed], above the tidal limit at Stoke Bridge, is known as the River Gipping. Wikipedia: Ipswich River Mass Audubon: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Foote Brothers canoe & kayak rentals Number of original photos on this page : 115 All photos in this website are original and copyrighted. Specialties: Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the scenic Ipswich River. With locations in all the aforementioned cities to launch a kayak, the river is frequented by many kayakers … Foote Brothers Canoe and Kayak Rentals was established in 1955 by Rose and Harold Foote as a family owned and operated business. Ipswich River Affording beginner kayakers mostly flat water, the Ipswich River is a great place for beginners to get their feet wet—no pun intended. There is also our unique rockery—a grotto of narrow passages and caves—that was constructed in 1905. Ipswich River Kayak Part 1 Kayaking the Ipswich River from Thunder Bridge in Middleton, MA to RTE 97 in Topsfield, MA. The river runs through an undeveloped canyon. For great kayaking drop your kayaks in the river at the Ipswich town dock. You can choose to do full-service river tubing, which is the most commonly selected kind and includes parking, transpiration to and from the river, and all the equipment you need for your relaxing float. Within 1/2 an hour (depending on the tide) you'll be at the mouth of Fox Creek (on your right, 200 yards before the entrance to the ocean). You bring the picnic cooler and the sunscreen. Ipswich River offers more than 12 miles of interconnecting trails that invite you to explore the forests, meadows, and wetlands. This lazy river experience comes in three flavors. This is a great social-distancing activity and a gorgeous way to spend a day! We take care of the rest. Trip time: 4 hours (not going very fast). As of August 2020, ERBA is closed. Canoe along the Ipswich River, which meanders through the sanctuary; climb the drumlin and esker, landscape features created by a glacier 15,000 years ago, and explore the narrow passages and caves of the “rockery” constructed in 1905. Trails lead to a vernal pool, an observation tower, along boardwalks, and up a drumlin and an esker. Today's staff includes… Trip length: 4.5 miles. Our goal is to make river inner tubing easy for you. At Ipswich River, Mass Audubon members benefits include renting canoes, camping on Perkins Island, or staying in our rustic cabin, the Innermost House. 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