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Kayaking on Chicopee River - above Collins Dam in Ludlow MA

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  Put in at dam company private road
  off Ravenwood Drive in Ludlow MA.
Paddle up on Chicopee
  River and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 4 miles
Red Bridge
  State Park
  Alternate put in at
  state park ramp.
Red Bridge

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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Kayaking on Chicopee River - above Collins Dam in Ludlow MA

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Paul Samson's Kayaking Blog: Chicopee River Below Red Bridge Dam

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The Collins Dam viewed from the Cottage Avenue Bridge in Ludlow MA.
Pictures taken August 2017.

The dam owner's sign at the entrance into the private road off Cottage Avenue.

Found gates open on a August sunday.

The steep and difficult informal put in right next to the dam bouys.

Now at the alternate access at the Red Bridge State Park.

Long portage required here. About 1/4 of a mile!

The Chicopee River seen from the Red Bridge State Park put in.