Recreation in the Willimantic River Watershed


A canoeing and kayaking route extends for 21 miles down the river, and includes nine public launches and two landings.


The river and its tributaries offer prime fishing year-round.

Parks & Trails Guide

Riverside parks offer public access & historic sites along the Willimantic River (some with handicapped access).

Multi-Town Trails

For a longer hike or bike ride, head out on one of the multi-town trails in the Willimantic River watershed.

Willimantic River Rambles

Take along a guide to walks and rides (by bike or car) along the river and its tributaries.


This outdoor activity is fun for the whole family.