The Mystic River: A Natural and Human History and Recreation Guide

By Richard Beinecke ’71. Self-published. August 2013. The Mystic Lakes begin in Winchester, Mass. South of the Winchester border, the Upper Mystic Lake becomes part of Arlington. The Mystic River flows from Lower Mystic Lake down to Boston Harbor at Charlestown and Chelsea in Boston. These waterways and the communities along them are full of history, important natural resources and recreation resources. This book is a users’ guide to their boating and other recreational opportunities, history and environmental challenges.