For the water-oriented, paddling and swimming in the Berkshires and Northwest Connecticut are special ways to explore, relax and keep fit. Public access lakes, waterfalls and and kid-friendly secret streams can be found everywhere.

One distinguishing feature to the Berkshires is the abundance of fresh water bodies and waterways throughout the region. This opens the area to many recreation opportunities. There is so much to explore and given the right equipment, many unforgettable adventures to be experienced.

Check out Housatonic Heritage’s paddling experiences and more information:

HH Paddling and Swimming Experiences