Category Archives: River walks

Spring 2015 Riverwalks and Paddle

Dear Friends of the Mill River, With ice finally melting, and rain in the forecast, spring has arrived!  We’re delighted to announce the first batch of Mill River Walks for 2015. Sunday, April 19 — Floodplain Forest paddle, Arcadia Wildlife … Continue reading

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Leeds Walk Reprise! Saturday, November 8

We’re thrilled to announce that the Leeds Mill River Greenway Committee will be reprising their fascinating stroll through this historic mill village on Saturday, November 8 from 10-12.  There are very few spots left, so please reserve your place by … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Reservoir Dam Walk 11/1/14

We’re excited about our upcoming river walk in Williamsburg, which will take us up to the old dam itself. The walk will take place this Saturday, November 1 from 9:30am to 12:30pm.  For our regulars, please note the longer time … Continue reading

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Sept. 13th New River Walk and Art Installation in Williamsburg

MRGI is proud and excited to support Todd Lynch’s art installation, lecture, and walk on the Mill River in Williamsburg on Saturday Sept. 13th.  Todd is a landscape architect and artist who’s been a long-time friend of the Mill River.  … Continue reading

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Leeds Riverwalk on Sept. 6

Just to clarify the Riverwalk Schedule: the riverwalk in Leeds is still scheduled for Saturday, September 6. We’re excited  about this new riverwalk, which will be led by residents of Leeds, so all of us will be able to get … Continue reading

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August Change of Date and July 12th Riverwalk

The August 9th Riverwalk has been rescheduled for September 20th The riverwalk from Crimson & Clover Farm to the Meadow St. Bridge, originally scheduled for August 9, has been rescheduled for SEPTEMBER 20TH so that both Laurie Sanders and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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March 2014 Newsletter — Get Ready for Some Riverwalks!

MRGI Newsletter March 2014   GET READY FOR SOME RIVERWALKS! Dear Friends of the Mill River,         Yes, trust but verify that spring will arrive this year, and prepare yourselves for a great 2014 with the Mill River Greenway Initiative. … Continue reading

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Hidden Mill Riverwalk — Paradise Pond to Old South St.

The Mill River Greenway Initiative is sponsoring a guided tour with John Sinton from the historic dam site at Paradise Pond to downtown Northampton where the river used to run.  Easy 1.25 mile walk. SATURDAY, Nov. 16, 10:00-11:30 AM. Meet … Continue reading

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June 1st Launch of MRGI’s First Riverwalk Brochure — Paradise Pond to Old South St.

Come help us launch the first of MRGI’s series of self-guided historic riverwalks, this one from Paradise Pond on the Smith College campus to Old South Street in downtown Northampton.  You will be walking through more than 350 years of … Continue reading

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TIME FOR SOME RIVERWALKS!

This has been a long, drawn out springtime, so let’s celebrate it with some river walks at the upper, middle, and lower end of the river. 1. April 14 Saturday at 10:00-12:00.  Dam site of the 1874 Disaster plus the … Continue reading

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