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Kayaking on Housatonic River and Lake Zoar - in Oxford CT and Monroe CT

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  Put in at state park in Georges
  Hill Road in Oxford CT.
Paddle south
  and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 5 miles
Webb Mountain
  Monroe launch. Parking
  for residents only.
Kettletown State
  Park and beach
River can be busy
  with powered boats.
Paugussett State

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

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Kayaking on Housatonic River and Lake Zoar - in Oxford CT and Monroe CT

Other resources:
Housatonic River Guide
LakeLubbers: Lake Zoar
Lake Zoar Authority
Lower Housatonic River Guide
Kettletown State Park (will open in new window)
Kettletown State Park Map pdf
Kettletown State Park Map (cached copy)
Town of Monroe CT: Webb Mountain Park

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At the entrance to Kettletown State Park.
Pictures taken August 2012.

At the put in on the Kettletown State Park cove.

On my previous trip paddling north from Kettletown State Park, I took this photo looking south after coming of the state park cove.

Lake Zoar from the launch at Monroe CT. This site is a possible take out for a one-way trip but parking is for residents only.

The buoys marking the approach to Stevenson Dam.

Across the Monroe launch.

To the west of the Monroe launch is Zoar Beach. Again for Monroe residents only.

Stevenson Dam.