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Photo by ​South Shore Hiking Trails.

Towns in the Weir River Watershed:

  • Cohasset

  • Hingham

  • Hull

  • Norwell

  • Rockland

  • Weymouth

Major Tributaries:

  • Plymouth River/Crooked Meadow River

  • Fulling Mill Brook

  • Accord Brook

  • Tower Brook

What's happening in the

Weir River watershed? Click here to find out!

Organizations working in the Weir River Watershed​:

 Weir River Watershed Association 

North and South Rivers Watershed Association

  • Deputy Director for Policy
    Mass Rivers is currently seeking a Deputy Director of Policy. Please click here for a detailed job description and instructions for how to apply.

What Are People Saying?

“Most challenging thing about working on the Weir River is the public has little appreciation for it so it is not high on the list of things to be concerned about. The river suffers from no and low flows due to over withdrawals in the summertime but it is not something that people see the impacts of or seemingly care about preventing.”

“My favorite memory of the Weir River is paddle boarding at dawn on an incoming tide and seeing an eagle and an osprey on the same trip!”

- Samantha Woods

Weir River Activities
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Walk, Hike, Bike
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Boating & Sailing
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As a class B river, the Weir River is safe for recreational activities, including swimming. 

Swimming locations:

  • World's End (Hingham) is a 251-acre park that includes places to swim, walk, fish, and more.

    • For directions, click here

    • Parking is available on-site. There is an entrance fee. ​

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Walk, Hike, Bike

Hike, Walk, Run

Walking, hiking, and biking locations:

  • Whitney and Thayer Woods (Cohasset) near the Weir River Farm has multiple hiking trails that are publicly accessible. 

    • For a map, click ​here

    • For directions, click here

  • World's End Park (Hingham) has trails for exploring. For more information, refer to the Swimming section. 

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Paddling is permitted on the Weir River. For paddling locations and more, check out the
Weir River Paddle Guide & Map for Recreational Use

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Boating & Sailing


Please contact us with any information about boating the Weir River. ​

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Fishing locations:

  • Click here for a map of more fishing locations along the Weir River and in the watershed.

For information about Weir River fish, check out this article by the Weir River Watershed Association and the Weir River Estuary Park Committee.  

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