No single map can show all the features of this great watershed – 410 miles long & 11,000 square miles. Here are a few that display one or more aspect of the river, the tributaries and the surrounding region. Please tell us about other maps you think should be listed here.

The maps below are from several sources and all are in the public domain. Click each map to see a larger version or click the Download link to receive a PDF file for printing or more detailed examination.

On this page you will find:
Maps of the entire Connecticut River Watershed
Boating maps for sections of the river
Detailed maps of various sections of the river

All maps are free unless specified.

Maps of the Entire Connecticut River Watershed

TPL CT-Basin map crop-w-tinyThe Connecticut River Basin

Prepared by the Trust for Public Land. This map of the entire 410-mile long watershed (basin) shows the major tributaries, cities and highways.

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CT-River-Watershed-&-Towns tinyConnecticut River Sub-Watersheds

Prepared by US Fish and Wildlife Service. This map of the watershed shows the boundaries of major sub-watersheds and all municipalities. Useful for determining municipal boundaries relative to watersheds.

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CT River Dams map 1999 - USFWS tinyDams Constructed in the Connecticut River Watershed to the Present

Prepared by US Fish and Wildlife Service in 1996.This map of the river and its major tributaries shows the location of the many dams built throughout the watershed over the centuries.

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CRVFCC watershed dams map 2000~ w110Flood Control Dams in the Connecticut River Watershed

Prepared by Connecticut River Valley Flood Control Commission.This map of the river and its major tributaries shows the location of flood control dams throughout the watershed.

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Boating Maps for Sections of the River

Boating Guide coverConnecticut River Boating Guide: Source to Sea

Prepared by the Connecticut River Watershed Council. The 2007 edition includes GPS compatible maps of the entire 410-mile river, from its source at Fourth Connecticut Lake all the way to Long Island Sound. Includes mile-by-mile descriptions of what to look for — and what to look out for — while on the River.

$19.95 from CRWC. More Information

 

 

2-N-Country-South-tinyBoating On The River – Vermont and New Hampshire

Prepared by the Connecticut River Joint Commissions. This series of 13 boating maps are prepared by the Connecticut River Joint Commissions for the Vermont / New Hampshire stretch of the river. The maps cover the navigable river from the lakes at the Canadian border to the Massachusetts border. Access points are shown for both cartop and trailered boats.

The maps can viewed online at the CRJC website and downloaded for free from that site as PDFs for printing on 8.5×11″.

 

 

 

 

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Recreational GUIDES to the CONNECTICUT RIVER

Charts prepared by KM Digital Productions, South Hadley, MA. This series of guides covers the river in about 20-mile reaches from Hartford, CT, to Vernon, VT. These are the only charts that show river depths above Hartford. The guides are a compilation of information from many sources plus unique information generated by KM Digital Productions’ own depth finders, side scan sonar, GPS equipment and love of the river.

$7.95 per map from KM Digital Productions http://www.ctrivermaps.com/

 

 

 

Detailed Maps of Sections of the Watershed

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Fifteen-Mile Falls Project Area

Map prepared for New England Power, 1996. This simple map shows the location of the project and the surrounding towns in both states.

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Watershed Location and MapsMillers River Watershed Maps Online

Online maps at the Millers River Watershed Council’s website show several aspects of that tributary and sub-watershed of the Connecticut River.  Maps prepared by MassDEP show:

  • the major streams and sub-watersheds and the main stems of the Millers and Otter Rivers
  • watershed land use
  • open space/conservation lands.
  • Millers Elevation Profile