Snapshot of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers, MA/NH, Wild and Scenic Designation

Designated March 12, 2019



Date Study was Enacted

Public Law

Congressional Sponsors

Date Designated

Public Law

Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit


Dec. 19, 2014

PL 113-291

Lou Barletta (R-PA)

March 12, 2019

PL 116-9

Miles Designated

Congressional Sponsors

Designated ORVs


Outstanding Resources


Lisa A. Murkowski (R-AK)

Biological Diversity, Recreation, Scenic, Historical, Cultural

Wild and Scenic Nashua Rivers

Priority natural communities and RTE species, fly-fishing, rail and water trails, greenways, revitalization, national heritage area

The designation legislation for the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers was sponsored and supported by Massachusetts and New Hampshire U.S. Representatives and Senators.

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Last updated: March 17, 2021