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Housatonic River

CT
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Ranked #308 of 467 Attractions in Connecticut
Type: Valleys, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking
Owner description: Mighty New England river that flows 149 miles from four sources in western Massachusetts and...
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Type: Valleys, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking
Owner description: Mighty New England river that flows 149 miles from four sources in western Massachusetts and through Connecticut before reaching its destination at Long Island Sound.
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Salisbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The Housatonic is a great river especially in Salisbury and Cornwall. You can paddle it or fly fish. Some great picnic spots off the river near The Great Falls in Falls Village.

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Lakeville, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I live nearby, so it's not much of a trip for me to get on the Housatonic. I mostly fish the upper Trout Management Area, between Cornwall Bridge and Salisbury. The wadeable parts are in Cornwall. Access is excellent, which means a lot of company during peak season and weekends. However, a little walking and you'll have the place to... More 

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