Connecticut River Greenway State Park


Park Headquarters
136 Damon Rd., Northampton, MA 01060



The Connecticut River Greenway connects parks and other areas along the Connecticut River. Up to 8 parks are accessible from the greenway as you follow it across the state. You'll find river access with public boat ramps all along the river.


Sunrise to sunset


Parking is available at park headquarters and public boat ramps along the greenway.


  • Boat ramp
  • Picnic area
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic viewing area


  • Boating
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & walking
  • Hunting


  • Accessible boating
  • Accessible restrooms

More info

River access points
  • Pauchaug, Northfield
    • 1 mile north of Northfield Center on Rte. 63
      • Paved parking area and ramp
      • Canoes, fishing boats, and recreational motorboats
  • Barton Cove, Gill
    • 1.5 miles east of Turner’s Falls on Rte 2
      • Paved parking area and ramp
      • Recreational motorboats, canoes, and fishing boats
  • Sunderland
    • At the end of School Street on the north side of Sunderland Bridge.
      • Limited parking
  • Hatfield
    • 1 mile north of Hatfield Center
      • Shallow draft lightweight boats and canoes
  • Elwell Recreation Area, Northampton
    •  Damon Road at Route 9 and I-91
      • Canoes and rowing access only
      • Wheelchair accessible dock
      • Limited parking
  • Oxbow Ramp, Easthampton
    • Take Rte. I-91 to exit 18 south on Rte. 5 before the Manhan Rail Trail
      • High-powered recreational boats and larger fishing boats
      • 35 parking spaces and paved ramp
  • South Hadley/Chicopee
    • James Street at the South Hadley/Chicopee town line downstream from the Holyoke Dam
      • 6-8 parking spaces and gravel ramp
      • Shallow draft fishing boats
  • Chicopee
    • 1 half mile off Rte. 116 on Melina Street
      • 32 parking spaces and paved ramp
      • Shallow, moderate, and deep draft recreational and fishing boats
      • Easy canoe and rowing shell access.


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