James Landing Walkway and Herring River Marina

60 New Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

A scenic walkway along the Herring River for public use fronts this development. Water access to private marina.


The Herring River flows into the North River near The Spit.

As you walk from the parking area to the James Landing Walkway, look for the old cemetery off to the side.

Trail Description

A short scenic walkway equipped with a launch site for kayaks. Just a short walk from the Driftway Multi-Purpose Trail (Scituate's walking & bike path).

Habitats and Wildlife

Because of its location on the Herring River, this property is an excellent spot to observe numerous species of native birds and fish. Watch for snowy egrets in the adjacent salt marsh.

60 New Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: No

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Dawn - dusk

Parking: On-site parking in Herring River Marina lot, adjacent to the Driftway.

Cost: Walkway usage is free.

Trail Difficulty: Easy

Dogs: Yes

Boat Ramp: Yes

ADA Access: No

Scenic Views: Yes

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