Main Stream Canoe & Kayak
170 Main Street Route 44
New Hartford, CT 06057
Call Us: (860) 693-6791
mainstream@mainstreamcanoe.com

The Farmington River Access and Take Out Points


#1 - Route 8 North, Otis, MA
       (Field across the road from the Mt. View Campground)

#2 - Intersection of Route 8 - Route 57, Sandisfield, MA
       (green bridge - picnic rest area)

#3 - Old Route 8, Sandisfield, MA
       (2.4 miles north of the Mass/Conn state line)

#4 - Public Boat Launch, Colebrook River Lake, Colebrook, CT

#5 - Hogback Road, Hartland, CT
       (Below Goodwin Dam)

#6 - Route 20, Riverton, CT
       (Parking lot, across from the Hitchcock Chair Factory Store)

#7 - West River Road, Barkhamsted, CT
       (Pipeline Crossing)

#8 - West River Road, Barkhamsted, CT
       (Above High Bank Rapid)

#9 - East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT
       (Peoples State Forest)

#10 - Route 181 - Route 318 Bridge, Pleasant Valley, CT

#11 - Lake McDonough, Barkhamsted, CT
        (Route 219 - Fee charged)

#12 - Cottage Street, New Hartford, CT
        (Callahan Memorial Park)

#13 - Route 44, New Hartford, CT
        (Main Stream Canoe)

#14 - Ramp Road, New Hartford, CT
        (Nepaug State Forest)

#15 - Route 44, Canton, CT
        (just below the tubing pull out area)

#16 - River Road, Collinsville, CT
        (just before Waste Water Treatment Plant fence)

#17 - Route 179, Burlington, CT
        (wide spot 1.1 miles south of the Collinsville Rt. 179 bridge)

#18 - Junction Route 4 - Route 179, Burlington, CT
        (dirt road on left)

#19 - River Road, Unionville, CT (Rt. 4 bridge)

#20 - Wannowmasa Lane, Farmington, CT
        (right off of Wannowmasa Road)

#21 - Route 4 Bridge, Farmington, CT

#22 - Waterville Road, Avon, CT
        (Alsop Meadows - dirt road - Rt. 44 Bridge)

#23 - Route 185 Bridge, Simsbury , CT
        (#1 - left dirt road to park #2 - right on to Nod Rd)

#24 - River Road, Simsbury, CT
        (Drake Hill Road)

#25 - River Road, Simsbury, CT
        (Route 315)

#26 - Tariffville Park, Main Street, Simsbury, CT
        (Experts Only)

#27 - Tariffville Gorge, Tunxis Avenue, East Granby, CT
        (just above Sandy Beach Rapids)
        (Experts Only)

#28 - Tunxis Avenue, East Granby, CT
        (under the Route 187 Bridge)

#29 - Merriman Road, Windsor, CT
        (Rainbow Reservoir Boat Launch)

#30 - River Street, Windsor, CT
        (Strawberry Hills Park - River Street Boat Launch)

#31 - Route 159, Windsor, CT
         (Pleasant Street Park)

If you continue on the next take out is on the Connecticut River
East Barber Street Boat Launch, Windsor, CT