Launch Sites

Kayak launching sites:
These are the sites we typically launch from. Most of these sites are usable for launching kayaks at any time. All launch sites are in Connecticut unless otherwise noted.

Baldwin Bridge - Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook, CT From the East:

From the West:

Barn Island - Stonington

Stonington, CT

Bayberry Lane - Groton

Groton, CT

Bluff Point - Groton

Groton, CT

Bushnell St - Essex

Essex, CT

Note: Immediate parking is limited.

Cini Park - East Lyme

East Lyme, CT
From the East:

From the West:

Deep River - Essex

Deep River, CT

Dock Road - Waterford

Waterford, CT

  1. If southbound, I-95 to Exit 81 (Cross Road). Left at stop
    sign then left at light & cross over I-95. Left at next light onto Rte
    1. (Go to step 3)
  2. If northbound, I-95 to Exit 75 and bear right onto Rte 1.
    (Go to step 3)
  3. Turn right on Avery Lane then straight through next light
    to Rte.213 (Great Neck Road), then 2 mi. to Goshen Road; turn rt. Follow
    signs to end to Boating Access.

East River - Guilford

Guilford, CT

Esker Point - Groton

Groton, CT

Fort Trumbull - New London

New London, CT
From the East:

From the West:

Fort Wetherill - Jamestown, RI

Jamestown, RI

Four Mile River - Old Lyme

Old Lyme, CT

Gold Star Bridge - Groton

Groton, CT

Many thanks to Wendy for these directions.

Please contact us, if you have directions from the north that
differ in any substantial way.

Great Harbor Wild Life Mgmt Area - Guilford

Guilford, CT

Great Island - Old Lyme

Old Lyme, CT

Hole in the Wall - Niantic

Niantic, CT

Joshua Cove - Guilford

Guilford, CT

Lyme Tavern - Niantic

Location of the annual Christmas Party:
Lyme Tavern Cafe
229 W Main St, Niantic, CT
(860) 739-5631
Directions from Google

Narrow River, Narragansett, RI

Narragansett, RI

Quiambaug Cove - Mystic

Mystic, CT

Quonochontaug Pond - Quonochontaug Beach, RI

Quonochontaug Beach, RI

Note: On Saturday paddles, there are usually a few that meet at Benny’s store parking lot, Dunn’s Corners, Rte. 1, Westerly, 10 a.m. and go from there.

Stonington SBA - Stonington

Stonington, CT

Stony Creek - Stony Creek

Stony Creek, CT

Walker's Dock - Stonington

Stonington, CT

Note: This is a private area and not for general public