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Nahanton Park consists of 57 acres of forests, meadows, and gardens along the Charles River. From our dock, canoeists and kayakers can enjoy more than 12 miles of uninterrupted flatwater, from Silk Mill Dam at Upper Falls to Dedham Ave in Needham. A...more
At least once a year my wife and I head down to the Charles river for a kayak ride. The people are extremely helpful and the boats are in perfect condition. It's great for the kids too. Great way to clear the cobwebs out of...More
Charles River Kayak rental is a very fun place to go to spend a few hours on the water. The staff is friendly and helpful, rates are reasonable and you get some fantastic views from the kayak.
Went with a few friends on a sunny...More
What a great way to enjoy the day. So close to home but you feel so far away. We rented in Newton & I have to say it's pretty much run by teenagers but they do a great job! Kayaking is so relaxing & easy...More
Sure you have your own kayak in your yard--we do too. But when we're too lazy to throw ours on the roof of our car we just head over to Charles River Canoe and Kayak and rent one of theirs and go out for a...More
The staff is very helpful and the water is good for kayaking anytime they are open. The views are lovely and passing some other boaters is enjoyable.
Parking across the bridge is a pain but I understand why it is necessary.
Very low key operation. Show up and get your canoe or kayak. From this location you can only go south because of a dam in place as you head toward Boston but this is fine because there is much less "traffic" on the river in...More