Near the main entrances in Harvard and Devens.
Next to the parking lots in Harvard and Devens.
At the entrance to the parking lot in Harvard. The educational panels in Devens offer a variety of information about the Oxbow Refuge.
Currently there are several trails of varying length in Harvard, Devens and Ayer. See Maps and Trails.
Located along the Loop Trail in Harvard.
Canoeing, kayaking and fishing are allowed on the Nashua River and are enjoyed by many. However, swimming is not permitted within the refuge. A canoe launch is located just before the entrance to the main parking lot in Harvard, and a second one is about to be finished at the Hospital Road site in Devens.
A refuge permit is required. For more information, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Dress appropriately: (think of ticks, black flies, mosquitoes, poison ivy) long pants with cuffs tucked into your socks, sneakers or hiking boots, a long-sleeved shirt