Kayakers Find Whitewater Fix on Pawcatuck River


The Day: For Michael Vechinsky of North Stonington, CT, there are few better places to paddle than the section of the Pawcatuck River just a few miles from his home.

Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 7.54.40 AMOne Sunday in June, he and 5 other members of the Rhode Island Canoe & Kayak Association paddled 6 miles from just below the Potter Hill Dam in Westerly to the town boat launch south of downtown, ending the excursion with a celebratory beer at The Bridge restaurant.


Read more about whitewater paddling on the Pawcatuck River.