Good information makes for a happy and safe trip — here are maps and charts, flow and water-quality conditions, as well as guidebooks for access, camping and for points of natural and cultural interest. A well-planned day on the water is a safe day on the water!
boating routes, maps and guidebooks
Connecticut River Boating Guide: Source to Sea (2007). The best and most complete recreation resource for kayaking, canoeing, and boating on the river. It’s full of the information, maps, natural history, photos, plus camping and put-in access listings that will get you where you want to go.
Boating in Upper Valley: maps, portages and other good information (CT River Joint Commissions
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail linking NY, VT, NH, Maine, and Québec.
Canoeing, and kayaking in Turners Falls and Northfield, MA (First Light Power Resources)
Detailed boating maps of the River from Bellows Falls, VT south to Hartford, CT (KM Digital Productions)
Water Trails in Connecticut (Rivers Alliance of CT)
Public use areas and access points in central Massachusetts (Holyoke Gas & Electric)
boating safety and river flow information
River flows in Connecticut (USGS)
River flows in Massachusetts (USGS)
Water release information from dams on Connecticut and Deerfield Rivers
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