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You'll need to have two cars for this trip - one at each end as the river current and all the obstacles will make it a one-way trip only.
The water is very shallow and winds its way through a Disney-like Amazon environment complete with water fowl along the entire route. If it were not for the many trees that literally block or severely restrict passage, I would put this down as a great spot - but I can't because it was just a pain in the butt to figure out how to maneuver in certain spots.
All in all, we just needed to portage once and do some full-speed-ahead maneuvers about 3-4 other times to get over some trees. But when you're not figuring out how to get by those trees, the paddling is unbelievable! It is a surreal experience - nothing but you and nature.
Your trip will take you under I-691, then East Johnson Ave., then under Blacks Road, alongside Quinnipiac Park, and finally under Cheshire Street (Rt. 70). About another quarter mile down on the left where there's a small falls (about a foot) you can pull out on the left.
If you enjoy kayaking, you need to give this a shot.
First Need Purifier
Kayak Motor Kit