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Connecticut Avenue to NY 25 in Riverhead Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Peconic River

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Connecticut Avenue to NY 25 in Riverhead Info
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Put In:  Connecticut Avenue
Take Out:  NY 25 in Riverhead
Difficulty:  Class I
Gradient:  3 ft.mi
Run Length:  7
Good Level:  Spring-fed.
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 
Hazards:  Low-lying poison ivy bushes.
Water Craft:  wwcan,canoe,touring
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (NY), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: To get to the put-in on Connecticut Avenue, take Interstate 495 ( Long Island Expressway) to exit 71N ( NY 24). Travel north on NY 24, taking your third left onto River Road. Head west on River Road 1.8 miles and you will reach Connecticut Avenue on your left. You will see the sign for the Peconic River put-in on the left, 0.3 miles down the road.

Take-out: To get to the take-out at the Peconic Paddler in Riverhead, take I-495 to exit 72S (NY 25). Travel east on SR 25 toward the town of Riverhead. You will reach a traffic light at Peconic Avenue after 3.5 miles. Turn right there and you will see Peconic Paddler on the right side of the road. You may pick up or drop off any boats and gear in front of the store, but you should park across the street in the public parking lot.

Connecticut Avenue to NY 25 in Riverhead on the Peconic River

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Last Edited by maddy on 4/15/2011

Other Resources

Northeastern Kayak Clubs
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