Indian Head River Trail (IHRT)

Indian Head River Greenway Trail System runs along both sides of the Indian Head River between Luddams Ford Park Hanover/Pembroke and State Street in Hanson. Trail runs across Hanover, Pembroke Hanson, and Plymouth County Conservation properties as well as the Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve in Pembroke.
All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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Indian Head River

Indian Head River

Luddams Ford Dam looking towards the Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve.
Indian Head River

Indian Head River

Indian Head River in Hanover looking upstream and to the west.
Indian Head River Tucker Preserve

Indian Head River Tucker Preserve

Just upstream from the Luddams Ford dam on the Indian Head River.
Indian Head River

Indian Head River

Side branch of the Indian Head River from the Hanover side. This is looking upstream close to where the river passes under State Street in Hanson.
Indian Head River trail in Hanover.
Section of the Indian Head River Trail (IHRT) in Hanover. The full loop passes through Hanover, Hanson, and Pembroke.
River Otter on the Indian Head River.
River Otter on the Indian Head River in Pembroke MA.
River Otter on the Indian Head River.
River Otter at Tucker Preserve along the Indian Head River in Pembroke MA.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Small glacial erratic on the south side of the Indian Head River - Pembroke Hanover
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Just a bit further to the east is this spectacular glacial erratic plunked right on the edge of the Indian Head River in Pembroke MA.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover
Autumn 2020 along the Indian Head River Trail. Hanson Pembroke Hanover
Plymouth County Property Bound Marker
An old Plymouth County property bound marker along side the Indian Head River trail (IHRT) in Hanson.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Looking west along the Indian Head River between Hanson and Hanover. This is not far from the State Street Bridge in Hanson.
IHRT at Rocky Run Hanson

IHRT at Rocky Run Hanson

Rocky Run Conservation area in Hanson. These out croppings are listed as Pennsylvanian Rocks on USGS maps. This type of rock is sedimentary and possibly Greywacke.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River in Hanson MA.
Erratic at Tucker Preserve
Glacial erratic in Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve, Pembroke. This erratic is in a Hemlock grove on the banks of the Indian Head River.
Luddams Ford
The old dam and fish ladder at Ludam's Ford on the Hanover Pembroke line.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Another view of the large erratic on the Indian Head River that divides Pembroke and Hanover.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover
Indian Head River on the Hanover/Hanson town line.
Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover
Looking down from IHRT as it passes through Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Indian Head River below. Pembroke MA.
River Otter - Hanover
River Otter eating a fish on the Indian Head River that forms part of the border between Hanover and Pembroke MA.
Early morning looking wast along the Indian Head River in Pembroke.
River otter on the Indian Head river in Pembroke/Hanover Ma. This is just off the shore from the Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve.
River Otter
Indian Head River Ice
Rocky Run Conservation area in Hanson
These out croppings at Rocky Run are listed as Pennsylvanian Rocks on USGS maps. This type of rock is sedimentary and possibly Greywacke.
These out croppings at Rocky Run are listed as Pennsylvanian Rocks on USGS maps. This type of rock is sedimentary and possibly Greywacke.
Hole through the softer sedimentary rock at Hanson Conservation - Rocky Run. Indian Head River in the background. Accessible from the Indian Head River Trail…
Glacial erratics along the Indian Head River.
Looking from the Town of Hanson Rocky Run conservation across the river to Hanover. The IHRT crosses directly beside the rocks on the other side of the river.
Dam at Luddams Ford
Dwelly Rock along the Indian Head River Trail (IHRT).
Star Flower along the Indian Head River Trail.
Indian Head River as it passes under State Street in Hanson,
Indian Head River
Site of the R.C. Waterman Tack Factory along the Indian Head River.
Autumn 2020 along the Indian Head River Trail.
Scene from the Indian Head River Trail (IHRT).

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head River - Hanson Hanover

Indian Head RIver, Pembroke MA.
Hanover side looking towards the Town of Hanson Rocky Run conservation preserve. The IHRT passes on either side of the river at this location.
Large glacial erratic seated along the edge of the Indian Head River, Pembroke MA.
Indian Head River near State Street in Hanson
Rocky Run Conservation area in Hanson
Rocky Run Conservation area in Hanson. This is along the Indian Head River Trail