Kibby Property, 279-R Neck St, Weymouth, MA 02191, USA
Owned By: Town of Weymouth
Weymouth’s 1-acre Kibby Property features 230 feet of natural shoreline along the Weymouth Back River, with paved waterfront trails. Extend your walk right next door, at the adjacent Abigail Adams State Park.
Formerly a car dealership and a marine dredging operation, this property was purchased in 2010 from Richard Kibby, largely with Community Preservation funds, and dedicated in 2016. Part of the Back River Trail system. Immediately adjacent to Abigail Adams State Park.
This land is within the region of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Mattakeeset band of the Massachusett, and the Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag, both share information on their websites.
Follow the Back River Watershed Association for more information about the Weymouth Back River.
A short paved trail with views of the Weymouth Back River. Part of the Back River Trail system.
Habitats and Wildlife
Prior to 2010, this property was used commercially. The vegetation here is quite new — a grassy area with a view of the marsh.
The Weymouth Back River rises from several ponds and swamps, including Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth. it flows for about 10 miles and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Hingham Bay, downstream of the park, and just south of Grape Island and Slate Island.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Size: 1.3 acres
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: Park at Abigail Adams State Park, immediately adjacent.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Paved trail, benches.
Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop!
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Weymouth Back River