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NAUGATUCK RIVER TOWNS



“A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure"— Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Naugatuck River flows through the following municipalities: Torrington, Harwinton, Litchfield, Thomaston, Watertown, Waterbury, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Seymour, Ansonia and Derby.  The drainage areas other municipalities in the watershed include water from the following municipalities in lesser amounts: Norfolk, Goshen, Winchester, Morris, New Hartford, Bristol, Plymouth, Bethlehem, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect, Oxford, Bethany and Woodbridge.  (See watershed maps.)

The Central Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments provided the river frontage data using a GIS system.

Professional photographer Joseph Savarese captured the scenic images which may not used without his permission. Savarese is a Director of the Naugatuck River Watershed Association, Inc. 

Town

Western Frontage (GIS Miles)

Eastern Frontage (GIS Miles)

Torrington
Stillwater Pond – Fishing, Boating/Launch & Wildlife Observation

 

 

 

 

1.97

 

 

 

 

1.27

Harwinton
Litchfield & Harwinton
Campville Rapids -- Fishing & Wildlife Observation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.00

 

 

 

 

6.95

Litchfield

6.42

0.32

Thomaston
Frost Bridge – Scenic Rapids, Fishing & Wildlife Observation

5.58

8.00



Watertown
Watertown/Waterbury
Chase River Road (West Bank)– Scenic, Fishing & Wildlife Observation

3.98

1.19

Waterbury
Chase River Road – Scenic, Fishing, Kayaking & Wildlife

6.41

6.85

Naugatuck
Platts Mill Road – Scenic, Fishing & Wildlife Observation, Kayaking/Canoeing

4.70

3.66

Beacon Falls
Riverbend Park- Fishing,Wildlife Observation, Kayaking/Canoeing, Trout, Shad

4.00

5.05

Seymour
Tinque Dam & Falls –
Historically --‘A Fishing Place Where the Waters Pour Down’
Fishing & Wildlife Observation

4.50

4.07

Ansonia
Ansonia River Walk Park- Walking and Wildlife Observation

2.30

2.37

Derby
Confluence of the Naugatuck & Housatonic rivers –Boating, Fishing and Wildlife Observation.

1.27

1.23

 

 

 

Torrington- Where Naugatuck River splits ( west branch and east branch)

 

 

 

 

Western Frontage (GIS Miles)

Eastern Frontage (GIS Miles)

West Branch

6.32

6.23

 

 

 

East Branch

6.37

6.26