Warning: Read carefully the complete article about the Shawsheen River Dam removal. It presents new dangers for paddlers. Go to “What’s New”
Welcome to the SRWA !
Go to What New? or Events to find more information about all current activities.
A friendly reminder: It’s time to renew your membership. Membership runs from January 1st – December 31st. Please download your membership application form.
SRWA is a non-profit, all volunteer organization with a mission to protect, restore, and enjoy the Shawsheen River and its watershed. We host a wide range of events all year round. You can also visit us on Facebook.
Activities On The Shawsheen River
Paddling: Diverse conditions, stunning scenery, and easy access make The Shawsheen an ideal river for people of all ages and abilities to paddle.
Fishing: The Shawsheen is home to trout, large and smallmouth bass, pickerel, and other species of fish.
Hiking: There are numerous, diverse hiking trails along the river. Amazing discoveries!
Nature Watching: Spend some on The Shawsheen and you will see a variety of wildlife.
River Cleanups: We have literally removed thousands of tires from the river since March 2002 when we started counting. We continue to remove pallets, lumber, bottles, and other trash from the river.