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Things to Do: Connecticut River Tidelands

Things to Do: Connecticut River Tidelands
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by in May 2008

Read Yankee‘s article about efforts to conserve the Connecticut River Tidelands.

Outdoor Recreation

Chimney Point Boat Rental
2 Clark Ave.
Old Saybrook
860-388-3614

Connecticut Coastal Kayaking
18 Oak Tree Lane
Lyme
860-391-3837
ctcoastalkayaking.com

Devil’s Hopyard State Park
366 Hopyard Road
East Haddam
860-873-8566
ct.gov/dep

Gillette Castle State Park
67 River Road
East Haddam
860-526-2336
ct.gov/dep

Great Island State Boat Launch
Smith Neck Road
Old Lyme
www.lisrc.uconn.edu/coastalaccess/site.asp?siteid=529

Griswold Point Preserve
Smith’s Neck Road (summers, boats only)
White Sands Beach Road (Labor Day-Memorial Day, pedestrians only)
Old Lyme
nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/connecticut/preserves/art5379.html

Haddam Meadows State Park
Route 154
Haddam
860-663-2030
ct.gov/dep

Lieutenant River State Boat Launch
Route 156
Old Lyme
www.lisrc.uconn.edu/coastalaccess/site.asp?siteid=585

Lord Cove
Tantummaheag Town Landing
Tantummaheag Road (off Route 156)
Old Lyme
860-434-4469
www.lisrc.uconn.edu/coastalaccess/site.asp?siteid=106

Salmon Cove
Connecticut/Salmon River Boat Launch
Route 149
East Haddam
860-873-5058
easthaddam.org

Selden Neck State Park
River Road/Joshuatown Road (boat only)
Lyme
860-526-2336

lisrc.uconn.edu/coastalaccess/index.asp

Ted’s Bait & Tackle
35 Clark St./35 Ferry Road
Old Saybrook
860-388-4882

Dining & Lodging

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One Response to Things to Do: Connecticut River Tidelands

  1. christine Vagell December 28, 2011 at 4:04 pm #

    I’ve enjoyed kayaking out from a Stonington boat launch, sunning on a sandy island nearby, then finish the day with a delicious meal in Mystic at the S&p Oyster bar! In June to October it’s been grand!

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