Unbelievably wonderful weather was a counterpoint to the incredibly low river levels at this year’s Wild & Scenic Riverfest celebration on the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers. One of the many events was the annual OARS River Quest, where we have sort of a scavenger hunt on the rivers – great for young kids to get out and paddle with their parents.
I was a safety boater and photographer for the event, trolling around the confluence of the rivers and watching several bursts of boating traffic that almost created a traffic jam on the river. There were a LOT of people enjoying the river on Sunday! Here’s some scenes from the day with an emphasis on the River Quest participants: