May 23, Parker River National Wildlife Sanctuary, Plum Island

Just south of the NH border, connected by one small bridge to Salisbury, is Plum Island, a jumble of tiny beach cottages and ocean-front modern luxury homes on the north side, with an Audubon and National wildlife sanctuary on the south.   Boardwalks for hikes through salt marsh and vegetated dunes.  Birdwatchers, and a symphony of bird-calls.  Plus beautiful beach, much of which is closed to protect piping plover nesting areas.


1 Response so far »

  1. 1

    […] Down the road from Maudslay is downtown Newburyport, a quaint historic shipbuilding, fishing, and rum-making port, where the Merrimack River meets the Atlantic ocean. They’ve done a nice job with historic preservation. Lots of restaurants, too. Beyond the town are Plum Island and the Parker River Wildlife Sanctuary. […]

Comment RSS · TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: