400 miles • Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, & Vermont, U.S.
Download our guide to access this 400 mile long Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail! The trail is a long-distance paddling trail that follows the 400-mile Connecticut River from its headwaters at the US-Canada border to its terminus at the Long Island Sound. Mostly meandering, but at times rushing forcefully, the Connecticut River flows past a diverse landscape of rich agricultural lands, rural communities, urban centers, and tidal marshes. With its consistently navigable waters, few portages or difficult rapids, a rich cultural history and a varied natural landscape, the Connecticut River provides a unique opportunity to paddle through the heart of New England. Traveling through four New England states (NH, VT, MA, and CT) the Connecticut River offers endless exploration opportunities for any paddler that comes along!
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The Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail spans 400 miles of the Connecticut River from its headwaters at the US/ Canadian border to its terminus at the Long Island Sound traversing through New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts & Connecticut, USA
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The Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail guide is maintained through efforts coordinated by a 7 person CRPT Executive Committee in partnership with members that represent state agencies, non-profit partners, and the general public as well as Atlas Guides. For a full list of trail partners visit Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail website.