Camping near Mt. Tom State Park

Mt. Tom State Park

Route 202
Litchfield, CT
(5 miles)

Go swimming and have a picnic at Mount Tom, then hike the trail to the stone lookout tower for some memorable views. Activities available: Boating (non-motor), canoe & kayak rentals, fishing, hiking, lookout tower, picnicking, scuba diving, swimming.

Facilities: Bathrooms, concession, change houses.


Campground near Clarke Outdoors Park

Clarke Outdoors

163 Route 7
West Cornwall, CT 06796
(14 mi.)

This section is a mixture of moving flatwater and easy whitewater and is suitable for novice paddlers. The famous Covered Bridge in West Cornwall marks the halfway point and lunch is available at several places there. You may also bring a picnic lunch (no glass bottles please!), and stop at one of the many scenic spots along the river.


Kent Falls Park

Kent Falls

462 Kent Cornwall Road
(Route 7)
Kent, CT
(16 mi.)

Wander across the covered bridge, hike the falls, and feel the mist on your face as water cascades 250′ down on its way to joining the Housatonic River.