Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island: Southern New England's Best Paddling Routes

Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island: Southern New England's Best Paddling Routes

by Jim Cole
     
 

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Southern New England’s waterways offer numerous beautiful and exciting paddling opportunities, and Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island takes you there. From flatwater and tidal rivers to wilderness trips, easy whitewater, and coastal and open water expeditions, this guidebook describes thirty-one trips that encompass Connecticut’s greatest watersheds

Overview

Southern New England’s waterways offer numerous beautiful and exciting paddling opportunities, and Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island takes you there. From flatwater and tidal rivers to wilderness trips, easy whitewater, and coastal and open water expeditions, this guidebook describes thirty-one trips that encompass Connecticut’s greatest watersheds and nearly every river that can be paddled in Rhode Island. Find trips along the Housatonic, the Connecticut, and the Thames, as well as Connecticut’s Mystic River and Rhode Island’s Pawtuxet. Whether you use your canoe or kayak to fish, hunt, bird watch, or just relax and enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find plenty of locations in this guide that are just right for you. Look inside to find:• Detailed river descriptions—with GPS coordinates• Maps showing access points and river miles• Level of difficulty, optimal flows, rapids, and other hazards• Who to call for up-to-the-minute information on floating conditions

Editorial Reviews

Connecticut and Rhode Island are literally awash in opportunities for canoers, kayakers, and other paddlers. Jim Cole's Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island provides details on what you need to know about 31 trips in area watersheds, including Mystic River, the Housatonic, the Thames, the Pawtuxet, and Big River. The relatively inexpensive paperback includes useful river descriptions; maps showing access point and river miles; levels of difficulty and notes on rapids and other hazards; and contact advice for current information on floating conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762739615
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Series:
Paddling Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
861,151
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Jim Cole is a canoe instructor and a past president of the Rhode Island Canoe/Kayak association. The author of many articles for the club’s newsletter.

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