|Access Point||River mile||Site Description||City||Province||Site Status|
|Deer Mountain Campground||409||Drive-in access from Route 3. Just south of the Canadian border, this 25-site primitive campground is located in Connecticut Lakes State Forest.||Pittsburg||New Hampshire||Open|
|Lake Francis State Park||387.5||Drive-in access from Route 3. In the Great North Woods this lakefront park offers 45 sites for tent camping as well as some two-way hookups. The park offers excellent base for fishing, wildlife viewing and kayaking.||Pittsburg||New Hampshire||Open|
|Holbrook Point||361.1||Holbrook Point is a beautiful campsite situated under a canopy of silver maples on the edge of a floodplain forest. It is situated at a bend in the river, about 1.3 miles south of the Colebrook Bridge.||Lemington||Vermont||Open|
|Columbia Campsite||359.3||Quiet campsite on edge of field.||Columbia||New Hampshire||Open|
|Lyman Falls (NH)||350.7||
A campsite has been developed for paddlers' on an island immediately across the river from Lyman Falls State Park and just upstream of the breached dam at Lyman Falls.
|Lyman Falls State Park||350.6||Several campsites below breached dam. River and foot access only.||Bloomfield||Vermont||Open|
|Belknap Campsite||347.7||Small campsite, accessable by paddling or lining a boat slightly upstream on the Nulhegan River, just past the Rt 102 bridge. Foot access possible on a short trail behind a Northern Forest Canoe Trail kiosk. Campsite situated on the river's north shore.||Bloomfield||Vermont||Open|
|Maine Central Railroad Trestle||340.8||Beautiful campsite maintained by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, conserved through the efforts of Bruce and Mary Sloat. The site is immediately downstream of granite railroad trestle, on the Vermont side.||Brunswick||Vermont||Open|
|Samuel Benton Campsite||333.9||The campsite is situated in a grove of trees on a sandy bluff, at the edge of a field, on privately owned farmland.||Maidstone||Vermont||Open|
|Scott C. Devlin Memorial Campsite||324.3||Situated in a shady stand of pines about two miles below the confluence of the Upper Ammonusooc, after the river makes a tight 180 degree turn near 102.||Maidstone||Vermont||Open|
|South Guildhall Campsite||317.4||Beautiful campsite situated in floodplain forest, with great views of the White Mountains.||Guildhall||Vermont||Open|
|Beaver Trails Campground||313.2||Private riverside campground. Caters to RVs, but grassy meadow provided for tent camping. For reservations and info call 888-788-3815 or visit www.beavertrailsnh.com||Lancaster||New Hampshire||Open|
|Gilman Dam Portage Campsite||301.7||Camping allowed in grassy field along portage trai. No amenities.||Gilman||New Hampshire||Open|
|Dalton Primitive Campsite||298.8||
Located just north of high tension line that crosses the narrow, north arm of the reservoir, on the New Hampshire side.
|Moore Primitive Campsite||289.9||Recently established campsite for paddlers only. Features include five tent platforms, picnic tables, and fire rings. No toilet facilities (yet) but one can walk about 1/4 mile downriver on the trail to the boatramp and use its porta potty. Remember, like most of the CT River campsites - this is to be accessed from the river only.||Littleton||New Hampshire||Open|
|Stevenson Campsite||280.2||Located on a shady river terrace on the New Hampshire side of the river, across from the north end of Stevens Island.||Vermont||Open|
Peaceful island with sandy beach, towering pines, and rocky knoll.
|Fiddlehead Island||273.5||A peaceful campsite is located on the third wooded island in reach between McIndoe Falls and Dodge Falls.||New Hampshire||Open|
|Dodge Falls Campsite||272.4||Small campsite at the portage of Ryegate Dam, about .5 miles north of Dodge Falls.||New Hampshire||Open|
|Howard Island Campsite||265||In Haverhill, about 2 miles below the Woodsville Bridge. The northern campsite is located at the northeast end of this island with access on a moderately-sloped cobblestone bank. The southern campsite is at the southwestern corner of the island.||Woodsville||New Hampshire||Closed for the season|
Campsite located above a high, steep, slippery bank on the outside of a river bend. Not currently maintained - use at your own risk.
|Harkdale Farm Campsite||259||Access on Vermont side at second large oxbow downstream of Howard Island, across from high eroding sand bank that meets small brook with fallen trees.||Newbury||Vermont||Closed for the season|
|Vaughan Meadow Campsite||253.2||Located on the Vermont side one mile below the old Bedell Bridge abutment. Located on a wooded bank after the river turns from SE to S, a few hundred yards north of the Bradford line.||South Newbury||Vermont||Closed for the season|
|Bugbee Landing Campsite||248.8||
The school allows camping in a mowed area adjacent to the boat launch.
|Underhill Campsite||245.6||Past Bug's Island. Located at the mouth of Eastman Brook, before the river veers west.||Piermont||New Hampshire||Closed for the season|
|Pastures Campground||239.5||Private campground with hot showers, dishwashing facilities, w-fi, and more. Learn more at www.thepastures.com.||Orford||New Hampshire||Open|
|Birch Meadow Campsite||237.8||Two miles below the arch bridge, on a low wooded point just above the marshland at the outlet of Lake Morey.||Ely||Vermont||Closed for the season|
|Roaring Brook Campsite||235.3||Grassy site between two brooks. The stairs were lost in the October 2010 floods. The take out has been moved to the upstream brook to prevent further bank erosion on the downstream banks.||Ely||Vermont||Closed for the season|
A pleasant and roomy camping spot nestled in a grove of White Pines north of Hanover.
|Gilman Island Campsite||220.4||Large group campsite on the south tip of the island.||Hanover||New Hampshire||Open|
|Burnaps Island Campsite||212.1||Located about 3 miles below the mouth of the Mascoma River and the I-89 bridge at West Lebanon, and just above the mouth of the Ottauquechee River. Access is from the west side of the island, on the main channel.||Plainfield||New Hampshire||Closed for the season|
|Burnham Meadow Campsite||205.3||Located on the Vermont side four miles below Sumner’s Falls, 1 mile below Hart Island, and 3 miles above the Windsor-Cornish covered bridge. On an elevated bench just south of Bashan Brook, where the river bends to the east. Take out is about 50 yards south of Bashan Brook.||Windsor||Vermont||Closed for the season|
|Path of Light Garden Campsites||205||
The Path of Life Garden offers unique camping opportunities, with deluxe three-room Outfitter Tents in the Path of Life Garden that sleep six people each on cots. By reservation only.
|Wilgus State Park Campground||196.3||Just past the mouth of the Sugar River, NH. Steep and muddy takeout.||Ascutney||Vermont||Open|
|SCA Campsite||189.5||Two miles below Hubbard Island. Managed by the Student Conservation Association, who occasionally may use the site for short durations in the summer to house crews. First come, first served basis or call ahead for large group reservation requests. Contact Vallerie Bailey - Vbailey@thesca.org or (603) 504-3264.||Charlestown||New Hampshire||Open|
|Lower Meadow Campsite||177.6||Designed for one-night stays by nonmotorized boaters.||South Charlestown||New Hampshire||Open|
Small campsite at mouth of Morse Brook, beneath a stand of silver maples.
|Westminster||Vermont||Closed for the season|
|Windyhurst Campsite||165.1||A primitive campsite open to the public, only for nonmotorized boats.||Walpole||New Hampshire||Open|
|Wantastiquet Campsite||148||Primitive campsite that accomodates small groups of canoeists and kayakers.||Brattleboro||Vermont||Open|
|Stebbins Island Campsite||142.5||Located .8 mile downstream of Vernon Dam.||Vernon||Vermont||Open|
|Munn's Ferry Campsite||128||
Munns Ferry in Northfield is a small camping area for boaters and canoeists only. Tent sites are $22/night and the Adirondack shelter is $30/night.
|Barton Cove Campground||118||
Located on a rocky peninsula jutting into the Connecticut River, Barton Cove is an ideal place to take a day trip or camp for the week.
|Gill||Massachusetts||Closed for the season|
|Hatchery Brook Primitive Campsite||115.5||
Scenic paddler accessible campsite, developed in 2016.
|Montague||Massachusetts||Closed for the season|
|Whately Oaks Primitive Campsite||105.5||
Features two tent platforms and a privy. Suitable for large groups.
|Whately||Massachusetts||Closed for the season|
|River Highlands State Park||35.5||
State park with two campsites for paddlers on one-night stays. Reservations required
|Hurd State Park||23||
A beautiful and quiet campsite offering primitive, riverside sites for individuals traveling on the river.Reservations required
|Gillette Castle State Park Campground||13||
A campsite for paddlers nestled within a popular state park, just upstream of a historic ferry. Reservations required
|Selden Neck State Park - Cedars Camp Area||11||
Nestled in a calm backwater on the north end of scenic Seldom Neck State Park. Reservations required .
|Selden Neck - Hogback Camp Area||10.5||
Popular primitive campsite for paddlers and boaters. Reservations required
|Selden Neck - Springledge Campsite||10||
A popular and scenic campsite for boaters. Reservations required
|Connecticut||Closed for the season|
|Selden Neck State Park: Quarry Knob Campsite||9.75||
Primitive campsite nestled beneath a scenic rock outcrop. Popular with boaters. Reservations required
The following is a list of campsites along the Connecticut River. Click on the name of the access point to view it on a map. Note that those seeking to explore locations north of Canaan, Vermont, should plan to do so on day trips, as portages have not been developed between the lakes or the challenging rapids one finds in the headwaters region.