Site Name

Elwell Island

Entry Id






Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Damon Road and Route 9

Brief description of the trash site

Elwell Island is accessible from the DCR ramp at the CT River Greenway Park on Damon Road. The island can be cleaned entirely from the shore by walking and paddling to the various beaches and access points around the island.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Small debris, traffic pylons, bottles, cans, tarps

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain

Boat access only - use DCR CT River Greenway ramp on Damon Road

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

Yes, ok for children