Fresh Water Beaches in Massachusetts

If salt water and shark-infested waters are not your particular cup of tea, you may enjoy one of the many fresh-water beaches in Massachusetts. Beautiful and clean fresh water beaches entice visitors for swimming, sunbathing, fishing, paddling, kayaking, canoeing and more water sports in state parks and forests and towns in all parts of Massachusetts. […]

Ten Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP)

By www.standuppaddleflatwater.com. Stand up paddle boards (SUP) offer a fun, relaxing way to play on the water. With a minimum of gear, you can paddle ocean surf or placid lakes and rivers.     Here are 10 reasons to give it a try: It’s super-fun! It’s a sport everyone can enjoy.  Men, women, children and seniors […]

Lakes and Water Quality – Constant Change

Why does the water quality of our lake seem to get worse throughout the summer? Lakes change a great deal over the course of a year. Changes are caused by seasonal weather patterns, watershed influences, and the life cycles of the lake’s biota. During the winter, ice and snow severely limit the amount of light […]

When do the Peak Foliage Colors Come Through New England?

There’s no better place to view and experience the change of seasons than a drive through New England in the Fall. Such iconic scenes have launched a thousand postcards (especially the colors reflecting off lakes) and turned New England into the ultimate fall destination for leaf peepers. So how do you know when the peak foliage […]

Outdoor Showers For Your Lakefront Home

An outdoor shower can provide convenience as well as relaxation. There are few things more pleasurable, rejuvenating and fun than showering outside in nature. Outdoor showers are perfect for your lakefront home. These practical showers are becoming popular for homes in any New England Lakefront location. Whether coming in from a water-ski adventure or after a […]