Rumney Marsh Reservation

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Rumney Marsh Reservation
The Pines River and surrounding marshland
Map showing the location of Rumney Marsh Reservation
Map showing the location of Rumney Marsh Reservation
Location in Massachusetts
LocationEssex, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083Coordinates: 42°25′38″N 71°0′3″W / 42.42722°N 71.00083°W / 42.42722; -71.00083
Area815 acres (330 ha)[1]
Elevation3 ft (0.91 m)[2]
OperatorMassachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
WebsiteRumney Marsh Reservation

Rumney Marsh Reservation is a Massachusetts state park occupying over 600 acres (240 ha) in the town of Saugus and city of Revere. The salt marsh is located within the Saugus and Pines River estuary and provides habitat for many different migratory birds and marine life. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.[3]

Activities and amenities[edit]

Visitors can partake in birdwatching, non-motorized boating, fishing, walking, and hiking.

Entrance road to the reservation


  1. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  2. ^ "Pines River Marshes". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Rumney Marsh Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 5, 2013.

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