1270 Ferry St, Marshfield, MA 02050, USA
Owned By: Polcari's Bridgwaye Inn & Marina
Marina, restaurant and lodging on the South River.
The Bridgwaye Inn was originally opened before the American Revolution. It has had a number of names, including Surprise Inn, Sea View House (1903), and Riverside Inn. The current owners, The Polcaris, have been operating it as a restaurant, inn, and marina since 1972. Please note that the restaurant (Bridgwaye) and the marina (Bridgewaye) have slightly different spellings.
The historic marker for White’s Ferry stands across the street from the restaurant, on the banks of the South River.
No trails, but you can walk along Ferry Street, or across the bridge, for some gorgeous views of the South River.
Habitats and Wildlife
The South River, like the North River, is a beautiful tidal estuary where wildlife abounds! Paddling or boating on this estuary allows you to go shellfishing, fishing or just exploring. Downstream there are salt marshes and numerous creeks, host to egrets and blue heron. You might even see a bald eagle! Soft shell clams, better known as "steamers," hardshell clams, as well as razor clams can be found in the tidal flats, and can be harvested with a permit between November 1ts and May 31st.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Size: 0.5 acre
Hours: Restaurant opens daily at 11:30am.
Parking: Parking for customers.
Trail Difficulty: No trails.
Facilities: ATM in restaurant.
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes