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The footing at the bridge is stone and gravel and therefore stable to wade in the river and get in the kayak without sinking in mud. The wildlife was beautiful with Cedar Waxwings and Blue Herons as well as a doe and her spotted fawn drinking in the middle of the river. I passed a Horse camp and horses were crossing the river.
The current was steady and only two places where the river widened and got shallow enough to get out and walk about 5 yards. Every turn offered beautiful mature trees and wildlife. The Sycamore trees near Quincy had to be well over 60 feet high. Just above Port Jefferson an owl flew over in the middle of the afternoon.
I took out at Port Jefferson just behind Huzzys Resturant were my husband had parked in their parking lot and the riverbed becomes stoney and perfect for taking out. We carried the kayak to the car and went into Huzzy's Resturant to eat a delicious meal. The trip was probably about 6 miles and took about 3 hours.