class 4 whitewater river insurance approval submitted and pending to ACA for official KCCNY trips.

Address (the put in for rivers): 248 Bulls Bridge Rd, South Kent, CT, 06785, United States


This section has not yet been approved for KCCNY trips….Don’t let the sticker on Chris’ KCCNY boat fool you.

Nearest City and State * South Kent, CT
Minimum Water Flow Level * 800 cfs Max.

Maximum Water Flow Level *10000 cfs (for class 4).
Note that just below Bulls Bridge and before any major rapids the Dead Horse River enters, and the power station normally pulls of significant flow. Boaters normally use a boaters gauge painted below the bridge and bullsbridge.info to determine flow.

Description * This is a frequently run section. Details are on bullsbridge.info  . At higher levels there are a number of bad holes, so this section should not be attempted without a good guide.

Put in is on the northeast side Bulls Bridge, a historic covered bridge. Parking is at the corner of Kent Road (US 7) and Bulls Bridge Road.

Pull out is at Bulls Bridge Hydroelectric Plant, 781 Kent Road, Gaylordsville, New Milford.

Medical Emergencies * The nearest hospital, 10 miles south east, is the New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St, New Milford, CT 06776 offers 24 hour level 3 trauma center. (860) 210-5200.
For emergencies dial 911. Cell phone service is excellent throughout the entire run.

Evacuation Plan * Most of the harder parts of the run have the Appalachian trail next to it on the right. S-turn rapid and pencil sharpener are in a gorge so someone could be roped up on the right or there’s a house on the left. Then the trail is fully accessible again on the right for a bit. until the convergence with the Ten Mile. The next easier section has a golf course behind the trees on river right. There is a trail by George’s surf rapid on river left just above the pull out.

Upcoming Events

  • See kccny.com for scheduled events