Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Lord Cove - in Old Lyme CT

Rating: Two Stars - Lord Cove could have been a river in its own right if it was not an appendage to the much bigger Connecticut River. Paddle time was 1 hour and 32 minutes.

  Put in at Pilgrim Landing Road
  in Old Lyme CT.
Paddle north into and around
  Lord Cove then return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 4+ miles

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At the put in to Lord Cove at Pilgrim Landing Road in Old Lyme CT.
Trip date is August 2016.

The Boston Kayaker at the banks of Lord Cove.
It was 4 hours+ before high tide . . .

To the left of the launch is the I-95 bridge over the Connecticut River.

The Boston Kayaker just launched into Lord Cove.

Veering to the right northwards.

On the left end of the picture is the Connecticut River. An island in the middle.
At right of picture is Lord Cove.

Veering right to the rest of Lord Cove.

At my left, a trio of white herons on Lord Cove.

To my left is a branch of Lord Cove. Will stick to the main branch and keep the Lord Cove's eastern shore on my right.

I got to this point where it became swampy and not sure anymore where is the main stem.

Just turned around and now paddling south to where I came from.

A couple of kayakers on Lord Cove.

The narrow channels of Lord Cove makes it river-like.

I can now see the I-95 bridge.

To my right is the western shore of Connecticut River.

Landed. Paddle time is 1 hour and 32 minutes.