Quinebaug River NRT – Putnam to Pomfret

About 12 parking spaces. The shoreline is a grassy bank with a 1-2 foot drop to the water; this can be tricky, depending on water levels.
Quinebaug River NRT – Putnam to Pomfret: The trip to Route 101 in Pomfret is 5.9 miles long with current, some quick-water and flat-water, but no portages. It is an excellent 2 hour outing for paddlers who are comfortable with moving water. This section holds water well and may be navigable when other sections are too low. Beginners will enjoy this stretch with moderate flow of 300 to 600 cfs on the USGS Streamgage at Cargill Falls, Putnam. No fee.


  • Paddling


82 Kennedy Drive
Putnam, CT 06260