The Housatonic Valley Association P.O. You'll feel like a rock star when you complete this epic river journey. Housatonic River in Connecticut. by bigmafioso. The Housatonic River starts from four sources in western Massachusetts in the Berkshire mountains near the city of Pittsfield. Enjoy a fun and exciting 6.5 mile trip down the river on class 3 and 4 rapids. Kayak the lower Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. A broad, flat floor allows the boats to skim over boils and bobble over waves. Beautiful Connecticut nature and fun when we went rafting on the Housatonic River during our family staycation this year. The Salt River provides the only whitewater rafting near Phoenix and Tuscon. Enjoy a six hour kayak tour of the Norwalk Islands. Kayaking was an easy ride. Facebook/Clarke Outdoors. Go tubing at Lake Waramaug in New Preston and Burr Pond in Torrington. The beautiful Housatonic River is where Clarke Outdoors will get you ready for a 10-mile journey downstream. Want more information abut the Housatonic River? Try out your paddling skills on a rafting trip, or go for the full wilderness experience, paddling a longer section of the Yellowstone River and spending the night at the edge of the water. Although this low water offers only occasional drops and small shoots, packrafts are capable craft in whitewater, with some models easily handling Class III and IV rapids. HVA–Housatonic Valley Assoc. In Connecticut, take a guided whitewater rafting trip on the Housatonic River. Float down a tranquil section of the Farmington River. UPPER RIVER RAFTING. Berkshire Office Email: mass@hvatoday.org. Clark Outdoors was AWESOME! Get a ride back to Clarke Outdoors on the van and even take a hot shower when you get there if you wish. A self-supported trip created by ... One person with us used a inflated raft, complained a lot at end of rowing so much but made it to end with us kayakers. Experience whitewater rafting in Tennessee and be assured of an exciting adventure as you romp through some of our class III and class IV rapids this rafting season! The role of the Housatonic River in our future lives will depend on how well […] Available March – October It flows 149 miles southward through western Massachusetts, through the Berkshires and into western Connecticut, and empties into Long Island Sound. Woman, grandchildren rescued from raft on Housatonic River. Go white water rafting on the Yellowstone River to float through the gorgeous Gallatin Range of the Rocky Mountains, with the chance to spot ospreys and Montana’s other native wildlife. The scenic Housatonic River is an integral part of Shelton's history and identity. The river rafting trip will end at the Housatonic Meadows Picnic Area. 413-298-7024. adixon@hvatoday.org By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich. Back on the Housatonic, I navigate my multicolored raft around silent rocks and boulders. Stockbridge, MA 01262. 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