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Farmington River Tubing

Farmington River Tubing
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92 Main St. Route 44
New Hartford, CT 06057
Phone: 860-693-6465

Only 20 miles from Hartford, where Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) penned his classic Huckleberry Finn, is the chance to float down the Farmington on bright-yellow inner tubes. Your stretch of the 81-mile-long river is two and a half miles, beginning at Satan’s Kingdom Gorge. You’ll encounter a few ripples, but mostly you’ll float as languorously as a leaf.
–Yankee Magazine, May/June 2010

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The gentle rapids here provide a rollicking good ride down a 2.5-mile stretch. Farmington River Tubing provides tubes, lifejackets, and a shuttle bus from the take-out back to the starting point (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day).

There’s no better way for a family to spend a summer day than floating down the Farmington together on bright-yellow inner tubes. Although the river flows for more than 80 miles, we’re talking here about a stretch that begins at Satan’s Kingdom Gorge and ends some 2.5 miles later—after you’ve tumbled through three rapids and floated as languorously as a leaf through much of the rest.

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