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Connecticut whitewater, Farmington River - Riverton

Litchfield county, Riverton to Satan's Kingdom parking area section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     11 miles
  The wonderful Litchfield County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Farmington River - Riverton beats anything. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Connecticut is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the Riverton to Satan's Kingdom parking area section is just one of them. The campgrounds
    here at Farmington River - Riverton are pretty good. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. If you hurry you can run this section in a day but why not make it an overnighter,
so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. If you're coming from Torrington it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. The Riverton to Satan's Kingdom parking area section of Farmington River - Riverton in Litchfield County is 11 miles long and has been determined  
by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section.

Briefly about the general area:
During your visit to Farmington River - Riverton you'll meet some folks from Barkhamsted for sure. There is a pleasant hiking trail next to Farmington River - Riverton called the County Road Trail, and splendid skiing awaits you at Ski Sundown. This river has so much to offer. Near Farmington River - Riverton you hit upon the Metacomet Trail which is a great hiking trail. Stratton Brook State Park is a great spot to have a look at, and a wooded vicinity nearby is Peoples State Forest.

Farmington River - Riverton, Riverton to Satan's Kingdom parking area road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


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These outdoors activities are available near Farmington River - Riverton.
 Whitewater Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Farmington River - Riverton, Litchfield County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (Riverton to Satan's Kingdom parking area)
Farmington River, Litchfield County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Hogback Road to Riverton)
Still River, Litchfield County, 5 miles away
      Class V - 0.1 miles long (Above Sandy Brook)
Farmington River - Collinsville, Hartford County, 8 miles away
      Class II - 3.5 miles long (Collinsville to Unionville)
Hubbard River, Hampden County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 2.65 miles long (W Hartland Road to Route 20)
Sandy Brook River, Litchfield County, 10 miles away
      Class IV - 5.6 miles long (Route 183 Bridge to Route 8 Bridge)
Farmington River - West Branch, -blank- County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.25 miles long (Lower New Boston)
Whitewater Outfitter - Non-Core Tabala Vacations, Hartford County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Farmington River - West Branch, Berkshire/ Hampden County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Upper New Boston)
Fall River, Berkshire County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 0.9 miles long (Otis Reservoir to Farmington River)
 Ski Areas Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Ski Sundown, Connecticut , 3 miles away, 625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Blandford, Massachusetts , 16 miles away, 465 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Otis Ridge, Massachusetts , 17 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 11 runs
Mount Southington, Connecticut , 17 miles away, 425 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Mohawk Mountain, Connecticut , 23 miles away, 640 foot drop, 6 lifts, 24 runs
Woodbury, Connecticut , 25 miles away, 300 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Ski Butternut, Massachusetts , 27 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 10 lifts, 22 runs
Powder Ridge, Connecticut , 27 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Bousquet, Massachusetts , 33 miles away, 750 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Catamount, Massachusetts , 36 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 7 lifts, 29 runs
 Marinas Near Farmington River - Riverton:
J and D Marina, Otis , 14 miles away
T & C Marina, East Otis , 14 miles away
 Beaches Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Babbs Beach, Hartford , 17 miles away
Litchfield Town Beach, Litchfield , 19 miles away
Morris Town Beach, Litchfield , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Rodeway Inn & Suites Torrington, Torrington , 10 miles away
Days Inn Torrington, Torrington , 10 miles away
Yankee Pedlar Inn, Torrington , 11 miles away
Residence Inn Hartford Avon, Avon , 12 miles away
Simsbury 1820 House, Simsbury , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Farmington River - Riverton:
American Legion State Forest, Barkhamsted, 1 miles away
Austin Hawes Campground, Litchfield County, 2 miles away
White Pines Campground, Winsted, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Farmington River - Riverton:
County Road Trail, Hampden , 14 miles away
Metacomet Trail, Hartford , 15 miles away
Tunxis Trail, Hartford , 15 miles away
Mattatuck Trail, New Haven , 15 miles away
Richard Trail, Hampden , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Fire Island National Seashore, Patchogue - NY , 58 miles away
Burr Pond State Park, Connecticut , 8 miles away
Stratton Brook State Park, Connecticut , 11 miles away
Tolland State Forest, Massachusetts , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Farmington River - Riverton:
Simsbury Farms Golf Course, Simsbury , 10 miles away
Fairview Farm Golf Course, Harwinton , 11 miles away
Pequabuck Golf Club, Pequabuck , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Farmington River - Riverton
Barkhamsted Reservoir, Litchfield , 2 miles away
Lake Mcdonough, Litchfield , 3 miles away
West Hill Pond, Litchfield , 4 miles away

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