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Description - *Information Provided By Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation*

Camp Nihan is an ideal facility for camping, swimming, hiking and nature exploration embracing sixty five acres of woodland forest, marsh and a spring fed pond. The Saugus River flows through the camp property providing ideal habitats for animals such as heron and mallards. A variety of mammals reside in and around the area, including fox, deer and river otter.

Attractions - Camp Nihan is an ideal facility for camping, swimming, hiking and nature exploration embracing sixty five acres of woodland forest, marsh and a spring fed pond.

Recreation - Schools & nonprofits only

Climate - Boston experiences a continental climate that is very common in New England, but with distinct maritime influences due to its position on the Atlantic Ocean. Summers are typically hot and humid, while winters are cold, windy and snowy.

Location - From Rte. 1, Saugus take Route 129 West, Walnut Street towards Wakefield. The entrance to the Camp will be on your left 2/10ths of a mile after the first traffic light. Look for a small green sign. Continue on the gravel road and park in the first parking lot or as instructed by DCR staff. Please drive slowly as children may be in the road.

From Rte. 128 take the Route 1 South, Boston exit and then follow the directions for Route 1 above.


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