Public Access and Historic Sites along the Willimantic River - Midriver Region

Tolland, Willington, Coventry & Mansfield, CT

Map of Parks and Trails in the Willimantic River - Midriver Region

Parks

  1. Heron Cove Park, Tolland
    HikingFishingCanoeing/KayakingCarry-in Boat AccessNature ObservationX-Country SkiingAthletic Fields
  2. River Park, Tolland
    HikingNature ObservationAthletic Fields
  3. King Riverside Conservation Area, Tolland
    HikingFishingNature Observation
  4. Peck's Mill, Willington
    FishingCanoeing/KayakingNature Observation
  5. Riverview Trail Park, Coventry
    HikingFishingNature ObservationX-Country Skiing
  6. Taylor Preserve, Coventry
    FishingCanoeing/KayakingCarry-in Boat AccessNature Observation
  7. Merrow Meadow Park, Mansfield
    HikingFishingCanoeing/KayakingCarry-in Boat AccessNature ObservationX-Country SkiingHandicapped-accessible
  8. Spring Manor Farm, Mansfield
    HikingNature ObservationX-Country Skiing
  9. Ct. DEEP Meadow, Coventry
    HikingFishingCanoeing/KayakingNature ObservationX-Country Skiing
  10. Lynch Landing, Mansfield
    HikingFishingCanoeing/KayakingNature ObservationX-Country Skiing
  11. River Park, Mansfield
    HikingFishingCanoeing/KayakingCarry-in Boat AccessNature ObservationX-Country SkiingHandicapped-accessible
  12. Eagleville Lake, Mansfield & Coventry
    FishingCanoeing/KayakingCarry-in Boat AccessNature ObservationHandicapped-accessible

Historic Sites

  1. Hall mill on Conant Brook, since 1841. Thread mill until 1954; since then it has been leased to several businesses. Mill, millpond and mill village remain on Route 32 in South Willington.
  2. Former Merrow mill, 1811-1887. Gunpowder and knitted underwear mills. Mill village remains on Merrow Road off Route 32 in Mansfield. More information at Merrow Meadow Park.
  3. Brigham Tavern, since 1689 on Middle Turnpike next to Route 44 bridge in Coventry. George Washington had breakfast there in 1789. Private residence.

Maps created by Denise Burchsted from data provided by CT DEEP through UConn's Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC). Data accessed on March 2005. Additional information provided by the Willimantic River Alliance.