Class I-II Taunton River, MA

Wild & Scenic Taunton River (Town of Bridgewater to City of Fall River)

The Taunton River is the longest undammed coastal river in New England. It supports 154 species of birds and 45 species of fish, including the bald eagle and the Atlantic sturgeon. The corridor is home to seven rare reptiles and amphibians, river otters, mink, gray foxes, and deer. One of the earliest and largest settlement areas in the Northeast for early Native People is found in the watershed. (

Section Details

Trip Length One Night, 40.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager National Park Service, Northeast Regional Office
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Photo Credit: William Gibson - Taunton River Watershed Alliance