A watershed is is an area of land where all of the water collects in the same place.
In the Saugus River Watershed, streams, rivers, and rainfall all drain into the same outlet, Massachusetts Bay.What is a watershed?
is approximately 23.3 square miles. It is located in an urban area and has been impacted by human activities for over 300 years.
It begins its headwaters at
The Saugus River flows out of Lake Quannapowitt and into the
Reedy Meadow is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in Massachusetts.
In Lynnfield, an intake and canal divert water from the Saugus River into
Hawkes Pond is a reservoir for the city of Lynn's public water supply.
The Saugus River flows through
before continuing to the
one of the most biologically significant estuaries in Massachusetts.
The Saugus River empties into