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Merrimack River Recreation Survey

The survey is currently closed. Thank you to those who submitted responses!

We are now analyzing the data. Check back soon for a report on our findings!

The Boston University School of Public Health and the Merrimack River Watershed Council are conducting a research study on the recreational use of the Merrimack River. By filling out this survey you are voluntarily participating in this research study. You must be 18 or older to take the survey. We are doing this study to get an understanding about who is using the Merrimack River for recreation. The information will be used to improve the health of and access to the river. This study is anonymous – we will not ask you for any personal information or record any information that shows your identity. This survey that will take about 15 minutes to complete.

By taking the survey, you are eligible to participate in a lottery for one of four $25 gift cards to Market Basket Supermarket or a free kayaking trip with the Merrimack River Watershed Council. If you would like to be entered in the lottery, please contact

If you have any questions, please contact the research team at