Kayak Launch Location
North Cove launch, Essex, Ct, (west bank of the Connecticut River): Directions from Rhode Island. Take I-95 S.(about 70 miles). Just after crossing the Connecticut River, exit at Rt 9 north (Exit 69) towards Essex/Hartford ( 0.3 mile). Keep left at the fork in the ramp (3.2 miles). Take Exit 3 off Rt 9, towards Essex (0.2 mile). Turn left onto Middlesex Tnpk (0.1 mile), then right onto West Ave (0.8 mile), then left onto N.Main St (0.1 mile), then right onto Bushness St.(0.1 mile), then left onto Teal Lane. Launch into the North Cove at the end of the lane. This location has served as launch point for car shuttle to take-out in Old Lyme, CT, (east bank).
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