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  • Charles River plan your visit

    All parks and facilities are open dawn to dusk, except where otherwise stated.

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  • Nature and Science

    The Charles River is fed by about 80 brooks and streams, and several major aquifers.

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  • History and Culture

    Not until the end of the century did the citizens of greater Boston take the first steps to clean up the river and transform its shores.

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  • Charles River canoe

    Recreation

    We encourage all users of the Charles River paths to be courteous to other users.

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  • For Teachers

    School tours are offered at the Museum of Industry.

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