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Branford River State Boat Launch, Branford
Branford River State Boat Launch, Branford
This boat launch affords beautiful views of tidal wetlands along the Branford River. Arrive early because this is a popular location. Branford Harbor, the Thimble Islands, and Long Island Sound are conveniently accessible from this boat launch.


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 Location
View interactive map of Branford River State Boat Launch Goodsell Point Road
Branford, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South. Take exit 54 which is the Cedar Street exit to Branford 0.1 miles. Turn left onto Cedar Street, continue on Cedar Street for 0.7 miles. Turn right onto Main Street 0.1 miles. Turn left onto Kirkham Street 0.2 miles. Kirkham Street becomes Maple Street 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Harbor Street 0.4 miles. Turn left onto Goodsell Point RD 0.1 miles.
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From the West: Take I-95 North. Take exit 53 to US-1/Short Beach 0.3 miles. Take a slight right onto Branford Connector/Route 794 North 0.6 miles. Turn slight right onto West Main Street/US-1 0.1 miles. Turn left onto Short Beach Road 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Maple Street 0.1 miles. Turn right onto Linsley Street 0.2 miles. Turn slight left onto Stannard Avenue 0.4 miles. Stannard Avenue becomes Goodsell Point Road.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Site Contact Information
Website -CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Address -79 Elm Street
 Hartford, CT 06106-5127
 Facilities
Boat Launch RampBoat Launch Ramp
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
FishingFishing
 Environment
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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