Map numbers refer to river features and launch sites listed below. Be sure to check the USGS Willimantic River real-time stream gauge when you are planning a trip. Because river conditions and launches may change over time, using information in this guide is at the sole risk of the user.
Location: North side of Route 275, .3 miles west of Route 32; Distance from Start:15.1 miles; Vehicle Parking: Excellent; River Access: Good, but rocky; Comments: West side of river. Put in for Eagleville Lake and upstream paddle, or, for downstream trip, take out before 15 foot dam. 50 foot carry over rocky bank. To access the upper lake, use River Park launch in Mansfield (see Midriver Map).
Location: In Eagleville Preserve, south side of Rt. 275, .2m W of Rt. 32; Distance from Start: 15.1 miles; Vehicle Parking: Excellent; River Access: Good; Comments: Park in lot. Carry 150 feet across Route 275 to put-in on downstream side of bridge.
Canoe and kayak features provided by the Willimantic River Yacht Club in May, 2010. Data accessed on March 2005. Additional information provided by the Willimantic River Alliance.