Quinnipiac

Paddles

Upcoming 2021 Paddles

Strawberry Full Moon Paddle

Join us on a tidal river (East River Branford) for a sunset and full moon rise. Weather permitting.

Date: June 24, 6:30pm

Lead: Janet

Meet at: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.3120487,-72.6747836,17.7z

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/388895819020429

Rafting and Camping at Zoar

Zoar Gap recreational area in MA white water rafting. Friday night, camp, Saturday informal boating activities in area, Sunday morning white water rafting (https://www.zoaroutdoor.com/activity/dryway-rafting/).

Date: June 25- 27

Lead: JR Logan

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Buck Full Moon Paddle

Join us for a sunset and moon rise paddle down the Mattabasset river in Cromwell to the Connecticut River and back.

Meet at the launch - at the Cromwell Dunkin Donuts parking lot.

Date: Saturday Aug 21 leave at 11am.

Lead: Janet

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2958691374350258

Paddles In Development

Shag Bank Picnic

Canoe through harbor from City Point out to the sand bar off sandy point. Here we stop and bbq and get sun before returning.

Date: Saturday Aug TBD leave at 11am.

Lead: Alex M

Quinnipiac to Mill

Leave shuttle cars at District. Bring your own boat and packed lunch. Launch at Sackett point launch and canoe at 10am (high tide), head through marsh with tide and up Mill River to District (8 Miles ~4 hours). Enjoy post paddle dinner beers at the Stack. Map.

Date: TBD (park cars in advance)

Lead: J.R. Logan

Moonlight Drift

With the tide in our favor and a full moon the group paddles through he marshes from the Quinnipiac River Marina to Sackett Point Canoe Launch. Bring lights.

Date: TBD

Lead: Ian

Upper Quinnipiac

Upper Quinnipiac River Canoe Trail from Milldale to Meriden. This will take about 3 to 4 hours. Maps are available: https://www.qrivertrail.org/canoe-trail

Date: Early Summer TBD

Lead: Janet

Registration: TBD

The Little River


The Muddy


West Rock to Quinnipiac Marina


To Lighthouse Point




Featured Past Paddles

Into the Marsh

Travel with the tides up into the Quinnipiac Marshes and explore them in high tide, return with falling tide and sunset.

June 2nd:

  • Gather 5:15

  • In Water at: 5:30

  • Turn around at 6:45

  • Back about 8:30

Location: Quinnipiac Marina

Lead: JR Logan

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/922826148285390