Local kayaking launches can be difficult to find as often they aren’t always well marked or well-known. If you’re looking for kayaking launches in Connecticut and New York we’re highlighting our favorite launches below. More launches are frequently added to this list so keep checking back for updates!
Looking to get some beautiful views of the Connecticut Fall Foliage while kayaking? Then check out our list of 14 CT kayaking spots for fall!
The beautiful Long Island Sound from Longshore in Westport Connecticut is a great place for kayaking! Learn all you need to know!
The beautiful Bantam River in Litchfield, Connecticut is a great place for kayaking! Learn all you need to know to kayak bantam river & lake!
Want to know where to kayak near New Haven, Connecticut? Check out these best local kayaking launches to find the best one for you!
Looking to Kayak in Connecticut? Check out this list of 55 great places to kayak in Connecticut to choose where you’d like to kayak next!
Want to know where to kayak near Stamford, Connecticut? Check out these best local kayaking launches to find the best one for you!
Looking for swimming spots in Connecticut State Parks? There are 22 State Parks that allow swimming – check them out here!
The Great Swamp wildlife area in New York is a massive wildlife habitat accessible by paddle craft only. Get the full guide here!
The Charles E. Wheeler wildlife area is a tidal marsh accessible to kayaks and has a maze of waterways to explore! Get the guide here!
Norwalk Islands are a little known, beautiful escape into a local nature preserve. Accessible by boat/kayak only and with campsites to enjoy!
The Croton River off-shoot from the Hudson River is the perfect New York kayaking location for everyone, including families.
Kayaking the Saugatuck River in Connecticut will lead you through downtown Westport before entering a more quiet, serene area.