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Tariffville Gorge Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Farmington River

Tariffville Gorge Info
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Put In:  Tarriffville
Take Out:  Highway 187 Bridge
Difficulty:  Class I , Class II , Class III
Gradient:  15 ft/mi
Run Length:  1.5 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Whitewater Hotline: 203-582-6978
Good Level:  2.0-4.5 ft
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit:  None required.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  No
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (CT), 15 miles North of Hartford
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-In: Follow Highway 189 north through Tariffville and bear left at the Dead End sign. Proceed on this road to a park on the river and the put-in.

Take-Out: From Tariffville head south on Highway 189 for about a mile then take a left (northeast) onto Highway 187. About a quarter mile after crossing over the Farmington turn right onto Spoonville Road and make an immediate right onto Tunxis Road. Continue to the Highway 187 Bridge and the take-out.