Please join us for our free, guided kayak/canoe paddles on Thursdays. We will pass various local conservation lands, including some of our own Westerly Land Trust preserves. We’ll stop for a swim on some of the trips! These paddles are between 1 ½ to 3 hours long. Bring your own kayak/canoe, paddle, life jacket, whistle, water, snacks, etc. We will shuttle vehicles at 9:30 AM unless stated to the contrary. Please arrive early: our trips leave promptly.
July 13 Switch Road to Woodville
Join us for a breathtaking paddle on the Wood River. This stretch is wooded with abundant wildlife. Put in at Switch Road Landing on the east side of Switch Road (Hope Valley/Woodville Road) just south of Rte 95 viaduct. Be ready for frequent blow downs. Before the dam at Woodville is extensive swampy flat water. Abutment of an old bridge on right offers a good picnic spot in this area. Takeout is by bridge and dam on Woodville Road in Woodville.
Put in: N 41º 29.601’ W 071º 42.963’ Take out: N 41º 27.573’ W 071º 43.139’