Hurd State Park is a scenic and varied state park nestled in a quiet section of the Connecticut River. It is an easy and scenic seven mile paddle from Middleton's Harbor Park. Paddlers seeking a longer (20 mile) paddle can launch from the Town of Glastonbury's Riverfron Park to be completed in 2014.You'll pass through a section of the river called "The Straights," noted for steep and folded bedrock.Once arriving at Hurd State Park, be sure to check-out the myriad of trails that traverse the lush woods in this 1,000 acre park.The next day, take-out seven miles downstream Gillete Caste or carry on to the campsites on Seldon Neck. Currently reservations are required atleast two weeks in advance.
Hurd State Park Overnight
The Lower River and Tidelands (CT)
2-3 Day Trip