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Address: Route 62 (Main Street), Concord, MA
Phone Number:
+1 978-369-9438
09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00

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Wonderful morning out!

Easy parking, friendly staff, solid kayaks and a beautiful river. What more can we ask for. Price is very reasonable and my teenage daughter didn't complain. Win!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2016
Melina G
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The owner was kind enough to extend her season by one day so we could take the boat ride. You'd never believe how quiet and peaceful it was so close to a busy suburban area. We saw numerous blue herons, beaver dams and other local birds. As the pictures attest, even on a gray day it was beautiful and very... More 

Thank frteacher57
New England
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627 reviews
235 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We rented a canoe for 2 hours on a weekday afternoon - very reasonably priced, great parking. The boat house itself is a bit run down but it's super charming and quaint with the feel of a boat house on a remote lake in upstate Maine. There are well tended flower boxes all over the property, on the building, on... More 

Thank lexmiller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Easy parking, friendly staff, solid kayaks and a beautiful river. What more can we ask for. Price is very reasonable and my teenage daughter didn't complain. Win!

Thank Melina G
Hingham, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

My experience with the owner of Concord River Cruises, Martha Rohan of Martha's Catering was appalling. I can honestly say that I have never been treated as poorly as I was treated when I arrived at the boat house. There is no signage to direct you. I arrived with a bus load of senior citizens. The place is very shabby... More 

4 Thank Alicia B
Stow, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

The boat house claims to open at 10am on weekdays. We arrived at 10:45 to find no one there and the place closed up. We were a party of old friends meeting up for a fun morning of canoeing on the river. There were two other couples who had arrived after making reservations and were not too happy (I don't... More 

5 Thank ann c
Concord, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Tried to make a reservation for 5 of us to go one MARTHAS RIVER CRUISES or better known as Concord River Cruises. The woman was rude from the start, but trying not to let it affect our fun we made the reservation 2 weeks in advance advising that my wife had a gluten allergy so we would be brining 1... More 

5 Thank bcam2577
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

It was my first time canoeing; I went with two other people. I paddled in the front and it wasn't all that difficult to maneuver! The scenery was extremely beautiful, as I saw lots of ducks and even a turtle! Very calm river and the other people kayaking or canoeing were also extremely friendly. The workers who helped people (including... More 

Thank Michael F
Concord, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

love this place for renting a canoe, family run for many, many years.they are very helpful with how to handle the canoe's and where to go and what we will see along the way. please use the river cruises they offer. they need reservations since this cruise offers food and drink . please check website for times. the cruise is... More 

Thank marythevisitor
Brighton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

First off, parking is a bit limited and is at the side of the road outside the boathouse. No pricing on display when you arrive so no idea how much it costs. No welcome whatsoever from the (presumed) owner, just the bare basics - told us we would be charged for however long we were out. Young helpful lad showed... More 

Thank Samada
Shirley, Massachusetts, United States
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I love taking a kayak upstream into the marshy areas where you can see heron, ducks, geese, turtles, red-winged blackbirds, and maybe an eagle. They are wonderful about helping me in and out of my boat. You can also take canoes and you can also go downstream to the historic Old North Bridge.

1 Thank Meredith M

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