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Connecticut River Paddlers' Trail
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 7 Lyme / Thetford webpage
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 7 Lyme / Thetford map
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 7 Lyme / Thetford map (cached copy)
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 8 Upper Valley webpage
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 8 Upper Valley map
Connecticut River Joint Commissions: Map 8 Upper Valley (cached copy)
Montshire Museum of Science
Ledgeyard Canoe Club
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At the Hewes Brook access to the Connecticut River on River Road in Lyme NH.
Trip date is October 2016.
A short portage of 200+ feet is required at Hewes Brook access.
Today's kayak buddy is the Boston Kayaker's wife.
The Boston Kayaker launching into Hewes Brook.
Paddling out of the brook.
Now out of the brook and into the Connecticut River.
Looking to my right, the Connecticut River upstream from Hewes Brook,
Into the Connecticut River, we are turning left and will paddle with the flow.
Now on the Connecticut River.
River-front lot for sale.
Looking to my left.
That is a solar panel.
The Ompompanoosuc River enters under that rail bridge on the right.
Veering to the left to make a stop at Wilson's landing.
Will make a stop at the Wilson's Landing on the left bank.
A family cruising on the Connecticut River on their motor boat.
After this left bend, we should see Wilson's Landing.
Taking a break at Wilson's Landing.
Looks like they are in the middle of making some improvements in this landing!
The Boston Kayaker at Wilson's Landing.
Back to the waters of Connecticut River.
River bending to the right . . .
Rowers on Connecticut River.
Route 5 on the right bank.
We can now see the Route 10A bridge.
Taking a short break on the Norwich Landing on right bank.
Darthmouth College Boat House.
Other paddles on Connecticut River.
On right, rail bridge over Bloody Brook.
This is the northend of Kilowatt Park athletic fields.
The take out should be soon after this bend on right.
Approaching the landing ramp at Kilowatt Park.
Landing . . .
Landed. Paddle time is 3 hours and 22 minutes.
Downstream at Wilder Dam.
The Connecticut River continues below Wilder Dam.