This classic guide to paddling the waters of southern New England has been completely revised and expanded with seven new trips.
Ken Weber's guide, in print for more than 20 years, has now been completely revised and expanded. Chapters include day trips on flatwater, selected whitewater runs, and suggestions for overnight tripswith 30 trips in all, there's something here for every level of paddler. Each chapter includes information on put-ins and take-outs, distance, water conditions, dams and rapids, portages, what time of year to paddle, and what you'll see along the way. A detailed map and a handy mileage chart for each river make planning easy. New trips in this edition include: In Massachusetts: the Housatonic, Westfield, Deerfield, Blackstone, Taunton, and Nemasket Rivers In Rhode Island: the Pawtuxet River In Connecticut: the Upper Quinebaug and Pachaug Rivers The first edition of this book was titled Canoeing Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. 30 trips in all, 7 new for this edition. All new maps and photographs. Suitable for both canoes and kayaks.
About the Author
Ken Weber, an outdoor columnist and former editor for the Providence Journal, has been paddling the waters of southern New England for more than 25 years. He lives in Greenville, Rhode Island.
Table of Contents
|Summary of Canoeing Terms||19|
|3.||Lower Westfield River||35|
|13.||Upper Pawtuxet River||87|
|14.||Lower Pawtuxet River||91|
|15.||Pettaquamscutt (Narrow) River||95|
|17.||Upper Wood River||107|
|18.||Lower Wood River||111|
|20.||Upper Quinebaug River||123|
|21.||Lower Quinebaug River||127|
|22.||Hopeville Pond-Pachaug River||131|
|26.||Lower Farmington River||151|
|27.||Upper Farmington River||157|