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Adventure East, Paddling Trip

September 1, 2023

Join us for a 4-day/3-night kayak camping adventure on the Connecticut River.

9/1 We will meet at 9am at the Sunderland Library and shuttle over to the Vernon Dam. The program will start at the put-in below the Vernon Dam and we will paddle approximately 10 miles to the Munn’s Ferry Campground where we will overnight.

9/2 We will paddle from Munn’s Ferry through the French King Gorge on our way to Barton Cove. Overnight at Barton Cove Campground.

9/3 Portage around Turner’s Falls dam and then paddle along the Pocumtuck Range from the confluence with the Deerfield River to a campsite in Sunderland.

9/4 A relaxed camp morning and a short paddle to the Sunderland ramp where the program ends. We will have a quick shuttle ride from the ramp to the Sunderland Library.

Total paddling: 36 miles.


  • All meals
  • Kayaking instruction and guiding
  • Kayaking gear
  • Dry bag
  • Tent
  • Shuttle to put-in


  • Gratuity for your guide
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses and/or hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Headlight or flashlight
  • Extra layers
  • Sleeping bag & pad