Foote Brothers Canoe and Kayak Rentals was established in 1955 by Rose and Harold Foote as a family owned and operated business. Trails lead to a vernal pool, an observation tower, along boardwalks, and up a drumlin and an esker. Our goal is to make river inner tubing easy for you. There is also our unique rockery—a grotto of narrow passages and caves—that was constructed in 1905. Specialties: Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the scenic Ipswich River. We take care of the rest. Ipswich River offers more than 12 miles of interconnecting trails that invite you to explore the forests, meadows, and wetlands. With locations in all the aforementioned cities to launch a kayak, the river is frequented by many kayakers … This lazy river experience comes in three flavors. This is a great social-distancing activity and a gorgeous way to spend a day! You bring the picnic cooler and the sunscreen. Trip time: 4 hours (not going very fast). Ipswich River Kayak Part 1 Kayaking the Ipswich River from Thunder Bridge in Middleton, MA to RTE 97 in Topsfield, MA. At the Rowley Bridge Road launch to the Ipswich River in Topsfield MA. Wikipedia: Ipswich River Mass Audubon: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Foote Brothers canoe & kayak rentals Number of original photos on this page : 115 All photos in this website are original and copyrighted. At Ipswich River, Mass Audubon members benefits include renting canoes, camping on Perkins Island, or staying in our rustic cabin, the Innermost House. Within 1/2 an hour (depending on the tide) you'll be at the mouth of Fox Creek (on your right, 200 yards before the entrance to the ocean). Canoe along the Ipswich River, which meanders through the sanctuary; climb the drumlin and esker, landscape features created by a glacier 15,000 years ago, and explore the narrow passages and caves of the “rockery” constructed in 1905. You can choose to do full-service river tubing, which is the most commonly selected kind and includes parking, transpiration to and from the river, and all the equipment you need for your relaxing float. COVID-19 Update Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ipswich River has suspended all canoeing and camping at the sanctuary until further notice. Trip length: 4.5 miles. After 25 years of bringing Sea Kayak Tours, Instruction and Sales to all ages of paddlers in Essex, Massachusetts and the waters of Cape Ann, owners, Sandy and Ozzie are retiring. Up Fox Creek as far as your kayaks will go you'll come to a bridge, which opens into the Essex River. Essex River Basin Adventures. From there head left. The river runs through an undeveloped canyon. Established in 1955. Ipswich River Affording beginner kayakers mostly flat water, the Ipswich River is a great place for beginners to get their feet wet—no pun intended. The River Orwell flows through the county of Suffolk in England.Its source river [clarification needed], above the tidal limit at Stoke Bridge, is known as the River Gipping. Sea Kayak Tours, Instruction & Sales Since 1994. As of August 2020, ERBA is closed. Today's staff includes… Explore 12 miles of interconnecting trails at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary and wander through forests, meadows, and wetlands. Trip date is October 2019. For great kayaking drop your kayaks in the river at the Ipswich town dock.