Class II Farmington River, CT

Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River (0.5 miles below the Rainbow Dam to Confluence with the Connecticut River in Windsor, Connecticut)

The boating experience below Rainbow Reservior varies depending on the time of day. Water is typically released around noon from the dam. There are class II rapids found behind Welch Park. As one gets closer to the Connecticut River, the water slows to flatwater. Motorboats can access the last portion of this stretch before the confluence. (National Park Service)

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 8.1 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager National Park Service, Region 1
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
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