Willimantic River NRT – Heron Cove to Merrow Meadow: Parking for many cars. Follow the paved road to the left, past the soccer fields to the boat launch parking area.
From Heron Cove it is 4.3 miles to the Merrow Meadow (river left) or Taylor Preserve Landing (river right). Paddling on this stretch of the river is for experienced paddlers. You can experience Class II rapids or more depending on water conditions, in addition to rocks and possibly strainers. Consult the Paddle Guide for additional information prior to launching. No fee.
South River Rd.
Tolland, CT 06084