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DEERFIELD AND CONNECTICUT RIVERS OVERNIGHT

Date and Time

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 2021

Location

DEERFIELD MA,
Massachusetts, Pioneer Valley,
MA United States

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Registration is closed

Overview

This is a two day downstream paddle on the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers with an overnight camp on an island. Saturday will be an 8 mile paddle with some short class one rocky riffles and an occasional fallen tree that must be avoided. Sunday will be a 12.5 mile paddle with moderate downstream currents. Shuttling cars will be necessary. Participants are responsible for all personal food, boat & camping equipment and following COVID protocols in place at the time.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Past participants say...

We've been doing this particular overnight paddle for like 50 years... King Fishers, Bald Eagles by the half dozen...

Related Link(s):

Deerfield River Watershed Association
Connecticut River Paddlers Trail

Click map for driving directions
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Activities

Paddling
Camping
Paddling - Canoeing

Offered By

Berkshire (Mass.)

Status

Open

Difficulty

Moderate: Requires experience w current, obstacles

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: Before 9pm)

I've been leading trips for the AMC for about 10 years.

Co-Leader



Thirty years of leading AMC paddle trips, both day trips and overnights. Multiday non AMC wilderness trips in Maine, New York, Quebec, Ontario.