Herring River Harwich

Herring River Harwich

The Herring River is a scenic waterway located in West Harwich, MA, and a favorite of kayakers and birding enthusiasts for their frequent glimpses of Ospreys and Black-Crowned Night Herons.  Surrounded by more than 250 acres of conservation land, the river cuts through a series of hiking and biking trails before ending in the herring ladder that connects the river with the West reservoir.  Each April, the river is home to migrating river herring fighting their way upstream from the Cape Cod Bay to spawn in a group of inland ponds.  Paddlers have ample opportunity to view the sometime elusive inhabitants of the marsh as they follow the curves of the tidal river to a freshwater reservoir.
 
The site of a small number of riverfront estates on Riverside Drive and Skecheconet Road, the Herring River provides a peaceful setting with ever-changing views of the water.

The Herring River is located in the Bells Neck Conversation Lands in West Harwich off Route 28 and south of Route 6.

Herring River Homes For Sale

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10 Properties Found.
Photo of Listing #21807565
  • MLS® #: 21807565
  • 4 Salt River Lane
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $1,800,000
  • 3 Bed, 4 Bath, 3292 SqFt, 0.59 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21807255
  • MLS® #: 21807255
  • 47&52 North Road
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $750,000
  • 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1114 SqFt, 5 Acres
  • Income/Multi Family
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Photo of Listing #21806292
  • MLS® #: 21806292
  • 4 Novotny Lane
  • Harwich Port, MA 02646
  • $649,000
  • 4 Bed, 3 Bath, 2499 SqFt, 2.07 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21900569
  • MLS® #: 21900569
  • 28 Bishops Lane
  • Harwich, MA 02645
  • $589,000
  • 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1760 SqFt, 0.42 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21900284
  • MLS® #: 21900284
  • 68 Riverside Drive
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $569,900
  • 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 1512 SqFt, 0.35 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21808653
  • MLS® #: 21808653
  • 269 Great Western
  • Harwich, MA 02645
  • $550,000
  • 3 Bed, 3 Bath, 2246 SqFt, 0.92 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21808567
  • MLS® #: 21808567
  • 111 Depot Road West
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $427,500
  • 4 Bed, 2 Bath, 3200 SqFt, 1.44 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21900390
  • MLS® #: 21900390
  • 47 North Road
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $399,000
  • 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 364 SqFt, 0.1 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21807253
  • MLS® #: 21807253
  • 52 North Road
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $350,000
  • 2 Bed, 1 Bath, 1114 SqFt, 5 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21806926
  • MLS® #: 21806926
  • 161 Route 28 8
  • West Harwich, MA 02671
  • $319,000
  • 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 980 SqFt, 0.6 Acres
  • Single Family
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Blog Posts About Herring River

Herring River Restoration Project

While many of us simply pass our time on Cape Cod enjoying the beauty and uniqueness of the area, there’s something major in the works that will affect the region for generations to come.  We’re talking about the Herring River Estuary Restoration Project.  In the works for years, the enormous undertaking is currently in full swing.The plan involves restoring the estuary by essentially constructing a new replacement for the main river dike.  This, in turn, will allow a tidal flow in an are... Read More

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