Poquetanuck Cove – Preston/Ledyard

Parking for 8 cars at the Quentin Long Car-Top Boat Launch. 100 foot carry to the water.
Poquetanuck Cove is a 2 mile long tidal estuary located between the towns of Preston and Ledyard. CT DEEP describes the cove as the largest and highest quality brackish water meadow and cattail marsh on the Thames River. The cove is a significant fish and wildlife habitat area known for sheltering flocks of wintering birds. Bald Eagles ae a common sight during the winter months. No fee.


  • Boating & Fishing
  • Paddling


Drawbridge Rd.
Ledyard, CT 06339