Northfield Mountain is a four-season recreation facility situated along a beautiful sweep of mountainside, with satellite facilities strung along a 7-mile stretch of the Connecticut River. Spend a day cross-country skiing, hiking and mountain biking on 26 miles of trails. Camp at Barton Cove, where you can put in for canoeing or kayaking, and hop on an upriver canoe shuttles at the Barton Cove recreation area. Take an interpretive riverboat cruises on the 60-seat Quinnetukut II.
Other offerings include public picnic areas, camping for boaters at Munn’s Ferry, rock climbing at Rose Ledge and a fishway for springtime viewing of thousands of migrating fish.