Clarke Outdoors offers canoe, raft and kayak trips on the beautiful Housatonic River in northwestern Connecticut.Read More
Clarke Outdoors offers canoe, raft and kayak trips on the beautiful Housatonic River in northwestern Connecticut. Shuttle to and from the river is provided, choose a 6 or 10 mile section and paddle under the historic covered bridge in West Cornwall. The river is a mixture of moving flatwater and easy whitewater and is suitable for beginners and/or advanced beginners. Reservations are strongly recommended. Also offered is whitewater and recreational kayak lessons. During spring's high water (April/May), guided whitewater rafting is available on the Class III-IV Bulls Bridge section of the river. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, canoe and kayak rentals are available on a walk-in basis at Burr Pond State Park and Lake Waramaug State Park. Tubes are available (no shuttle service) for rent. Reservations recommended. Full retail store in West Cornwall for kayaks, canoes, paddles, car racks, everything related to paddle sports.
Tour time: 4-4.5 hours
Pricing: Adults $27, youth $17.
Dates of Operation: Apr.-Oct.