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Lower Farmington River Sample Sites (Photos)

TB-A1 Thompson Brook on Thompson Road
NB-A1 Nod Brook on Nod Brook WMA Bridge

BB-B1 Bunnell Brook Rte 179 Bridge

CB-C1 Cherry Brook Rte 44 Bridge

FR-EG1 Farmington River Rte 187 Spoonville Bridge

RO-F1 Roaring Brook on Cottage Street Bridge Rte 167
FR-F1 Farmington River on Town Gardens, Meadow Road
PR-F1 Pequabuck River on Meadow Road
FR-F2 Farmington River at the Grist Mill Dam

SB-EB1 East Branch Salmon Brook on Rte 189 Bridge
SB-2 Salmon Brook at Granbrook Park
MS-S1 Minister Brook on Latimer Lane and Rte 10
RB-S1 Russell Brook at Weatogue Park on Rte 10
FR-S1 Farmington River on Rte 185 at the Pinchot Sycamore
MB-S1 Munnisunk Brook at Town Farm Dairy
SB-WB3 West Branch Salmon Brook at Salmon Brook Park, Granby
FR-S3 Farmington River at Riverside Drive Boat Launch
HB-S1 Hop Brook Old Bridge Road Flower Bridge
FR-S2 Farmington River at Paine Boathouse Crew Dock

FR-W1 Farmington River at River Street Park
PB-W1 Phelps Brook on Rte 75 MDC Poquonick
ML-W1 Mill Brook on East Street Bridge
FR-W2 Farmington River at Pleasant St Park boat Launch Rte 159

Upper Farmington River Sample Sites (Photos)

FR1 Farmington River – Upstream Sandy Brook – Riverton Rt 20 Park
FR2 Farmington River – Downstream Sandy Brook confluence – Baseball park
FR3 Farmington River – Upstream New Htfd WPCF – Black’s Bridge Rd.
FR4 Farmington River – Downstream New Htfd WPCF – Satan’s Kingdom

SR1 Still River – Harris Dr. at bridge across from last gravel op.
SR2 Still River – Northwestern Comm. College Whiting Street
SR3 Still River – White Street Upstream WPCF
SR4 Still River – Rt. 20 Bridge West of Rt. 8 intersection

MR1 Mad River – Grantville Rd @ Smith Pond-park @ Land trust
MR2 Mad River – Mill & Rugg Brk @ Rugg Bk Rd-DEP access off Rt. 44
MR3 Mad River – Meadow St. @ bridge-park at old firehouse
MR4 Mad River – Dunkin Donuts/Dtwon Winsted-confluence w/Still Rvr

MB1 Morgan Brook – Bsullak Rd-before W.Hill Rd. US of road xing
MB2 Morgan Brook – E. W.Hill Rd @ Rt 44 bridge crossing-DS Mallory
MB3 Morgan Brook – Rt 181 next to woodworking factory DS rd xing

Massachusetts Farmington River Sample Sites


WBFR-15577-Otis West Branch Farmington River – Country Fare Bookshop

WBFR-19312-Otis West Branch Farmington River – Izaak Walton, Tannery Rd

Thom-140-Otis Thomas Brook – pull-off Rt. 8

Shal-716-Otis Shales Brook – Camp Lenox

WBFR-20220-Otis West Branch Farmington River – Camp Klondike

Mine-37-Otis Miner Brook – Cold Spring Rd.

Fall-160-Otis Fall River – Reservoir Rd.

Unna-51-Otis Unnamed tributary between Big Pond and Otis Reservoir – Near the marina

Unna-186-Otis Unnamed tributary between Big Pond and Otis Reservoir – at the snowmobile bridge


Bent-526-Sandisfield Benton Brook – N. Beech Plain Rd.

Sand-15350-Sandisfield Sandy Brook – Rt. 183 just over MA/CT line

Buck-1030-Sandisfield Buck River – Rt. 57

Silv-877-Sandisfield Silver Brook – W. New Boston New Hartford Rd.

Clam-2000-Sandisfield Clam River – Behind the library

WBFR-5680-Sandisfield West Branch Farmington River – picnic pull-off on Rt. 8


WBFR-727-Tolland West Branch Farmington River – at the steel bridge


Hubb-1460-Granville Hubbard River – State Park parking area