The Mystic River is a source of poetry, commerce and convenience with a long history of brick making, shipbuilding and rum manufacturing. Many residents and organizations are joining forces to improve water quality and recreational opportunities along the river. This 1.7 mile walking route is marked by signs with the Over the Mystic river route logo.
The route is part of Medford Mass in Motion’s program to help residents of Medford make healthy choices in their daily lives.
The route passes along the following roads:
- Governor’s Avenue,
- Lawrence Road,
- Lincoln Road,
- Crocker Road,
- Rural Avenue,
- Winthrop Street, and
- the Mystic River Path through the Condon Shell Park
Please note: This walking route has been developed to promote walking in our community. The route uses local streets and sidewalks. A few sidewalk sections are uneven and rough and may prove difficult for wheelchairs or walkers with other mobility challenges. Please be aware that some sections lack sidewalks. Please use good judgment while you enjoy this walking route.