Canoeing & Kayaking on the Housatonic River- Clarke Outdoors

Canoe and kayak the best waters of CT - Paddle a ten mile section of the beautiful Housatonic River in scenic Northwestern Connecticut..  Clarke Outdoors offers rentals rentals plus tranpsortation to / from the put-in and take-out points on the river.  The section of river that is served by Clarke Outdoors is a mixture of moving flatwater and easy whitewater and is suitable for novice paddlers. 

The famous Covered Bridge in West Cornwall marks the halfway point and lunch is available at several places there.  You may also bring a picnic lunch (no glass bottles please!), and stop at one of the many scenic spots along the river.

Choose rafting or canoeing!   The journey includes a 10 mile section of the Housatonic River.

  • Come to our shop in the morning and a van will take you to Falls Village.
  • When you've completed your journey 10 miles downstream at Housatonic Meadows Picnic Area we'll pick you up and bring you back to our shop where hot showers are available.

This can be a tremendously rewarding group activity. The camaraderie and team spirit is reborn with this adventurous trek. Clarke Outdoors will tailor a 'run' down the river that will suit your agenda, either in canoes or rafts.

Website: www.clarkeoutdoors.com