Bring a lunch and water. This is an 8 mile trip.
Butts Bridge State Boat Launch. Launch is about 900 feet east of the bridge on Butts Bridge Road. Look for a sign marking the gravel road to the parking and launch area.
Plenty of parking. This stretch of the Quinebaug is mostly undeveloped and has a convenient put in access.
See location in Google
This is part of the 45 mile Quinebaug River Water Trail.
North or up river: Quinebaug River NRT – Butts Bridge to Robert Manship Park and back, Canterbury CT.
The current is slow and the river makes five large, meandering turns.
The Last Green Valley Guide
Info on Butts Bridge
Changes and cancellations to trips will be posted on the flatwater message board.
Please check the board before leaving for any trip. Our coordinators provide directions as a courtesy to paddlers however, you are responsible to refer to a map and familiarize yourself with the trip location.
Any paddle sport is an assumed risk sport. Some aspects of canoeing and kayaking involve the risk of serious injury or death. The Rhode Island Canoe and Kayak Association, although safety conscious, cannot guarantee your personal safety in club activities.