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749 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, CT 06070
  860-658-4442

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Recreation Area #4

Recreation Area 4

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BOATING

Distance: 9 miles
Time: 2.5-3 hours
Towns: Canton, Avon, Burlington, Farmington
Tributaries: Bunnell Brook, Burlington Brook, Roaring Brook, Pequabuck River
USGS Maps: Collinsville, Avon, New Britain
Access Points: 17-21
Difficulty: Class II

PUT-IN : Access Point 17, "Wide Spot", Rt.179, Burlington, CT
Directions : Traveling from Rt. 179 bridge in Collinsville, follow Rt. 179 south 1.1 miles. Park along the long turn-off on the left.
TAKE-OUT : Access Point 21, Rt.4 Bridge, Farmington, CT
Directions : Travel .3 mile west on Rt. 4 from jct. Rt. 10/ 4 in center of Farmington. Cross Rt. 4 bridge in Farmington and turn left on to a small paved road leading to a large parking lot.

INTERMITTENT ACCESS POINTS :
Access Point 18, Junction Rt.4/179, Burlington, CT. Traveling east from traffic light at junction, take first left (50 yards) down to a lower dirt road by the river. This is a hazardous turn. Once on lower road, turn left and follow .2 mile for a good put-in.
Access Point 19, River Road, Unionville, CT. At the western end of Rt. 4 bridge in Unionville, turn onto River Road (Miniature Golf Course/Antique Store). Proceed .3 mile to turnout on left.
Access Point 20, Wannowmasa Road, Farmington, CT. Travel 1.6 miles south on Rt. 4 from Unionville center. Turn right onto Wannowmasa Lane, at the car wash, just before crossing under the old railroad bridge. Follow road to the access area.

 For a description of this segment of the river as well as historical facts, fish, wildlife and geology consider purchasing our Farmington River Guide.

 
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