Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

Preserving the true enjoyment of tent camping.

82 French King Hwy. Rt. 2, Mailing Address: 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, Ma 01360, Gill, MA 01376

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Barton Cove is a small campground that specializes in tents-only camping and is located on a pennisula overlooking the Connecticut River. Enjoy spacious, well drained, wooded sites providing a quiet atmosphere for a relaxing get away. Individual and group sites are available. Canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals are available at the Barton Cove office. Rent for 2 hours or a full day. Discover the historical record of the past as you enjoy a quiet paddle in the plunge pools of ancient waterfalls. A day-use picnic area and shaded nature trails make your trip to the cove complete. Please call Barton Cove for all camping reservations and paddlesport rental information at 413-863-9300.

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  • Bald Eagle and Barton Cove Paddle

    Join Mass Audubon's Patti Steinman and Northfield's Kim Noyes for a morning paddle on the Connecticut River as we explore...

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    Sat, Jul 4, 2015

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  • Exploring Barton Cove with Elizabeth Farnsworth

    Who better to explore Barton Cove with than Elizabeth Farnsworth, co-author of the Peterson Field Guide to the Ferns of...

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    Sat, Jul 11, 2015

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  • Paddle with a Purpose; Alien Invaders

    Help save the Connecticut River from an alien invader! This is a great opportunity to get on the water and...

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    Wed, Jul 22, 2015

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  • Once in a blue Moon Paddle

    Join naturalist Kim Noyes for an evening paddle to celebrate the summer and the "blue" moon. On average...

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    Fri, Jul 31, 2015

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