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Alt Water Access Area, Essex
Alt Water Access Area, Essex
Access the Connecticut River at Alt Water Access Area using a car-top boat and enjoy this historic area.  Visitors can go fishing or crabbing at this site.  Bring binoculars and watch the birds and wildlife at this site.

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 Location
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Essex, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road. Proceed approximately .3 miles and then turn left onto South Main Street. Continue an extremely short distance and then turn right onto Collins Lane. Follow Collins Lane to the end to access this site.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to Exit 69, and travel onto Route 9 North. Proceed on Route 9 North for 3.4 miles. Take Exit 3, and at the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 154/Middlesex Turnpike/Saybrook Road. Proceed approximately .3 miles and then turn left onto South Main Street. Continue an extremely short distance and then turn right onto Collins Lane. Follow Collins Lane to the end to access this site.
 Parking
On street parking
 Site Contact Information
Website -Town of Essex
Address -Essex Town Hall, P.O. Box 98
 Essex, CT 06426
 Facilities
Car-top Boat AccessCar-top Boat Access
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
BoatingBoating
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
 Environment
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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