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Sandy Brook Road to Route 8 Bridge Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Sandy Brook

Sandy Brook Road to Route 8 Bridge Info
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Put In:  Sandy Brook Road
Take Out:  Route 8 Bridge
Difficulty:  Class IV
Gradient:  80 ft/mi
Run Length:  3.5 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Whitewater Hotline: 203-582 6978
Good Level:  3-5 ft on the Route 8 Bridge gauge
Season Comments:  February, March
Primary Season:  flows go up and down quickly
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Swift and technical whitewater with narrow chutes and tight drops.
Hazards:  possible log hazards
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (CT), 26 miles of Hartford
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Located along Sandy Brook Road which follows the river from Route 8.
Take-out: Located at the Route 8 bridge over Sandy Brook.