"The river is an enchanter's wand, ready to surprise you with life." Henry David Thoreau, August 8, 1859
What Parts of the Rivers are Being Considered for Wild and Scenic Designation in the Study?
River Segment 1: Nashua River Mainstem
From the confluence of the North and South Nashua Rivers in Lancaster, MA, north to the Massachusetts and New Hampshire state line at Pepperell and Dunstable, MA, with the four mile stretch of Pepperell Pond impoundment informally participating.
River Segment 2: Squannacook River
From Ash Swamp at the headwaters of the Squannacook in West Townsend south / southeast to its confluence with the Nashua River Mainstem in Shirley and Ayer, MA.
River Segment 3: Nissitissit River
From the state line southeast to its confluence with the Nashua River Mainstem in Pepperell, MA, with stretch from Lake Potanipo in Brookline, NH to the MA state line informally participating.