The Westfield River Access

Last Updated: 7/2018
Access Points
        We have carefully cataloged each access point and significant location of the lower Swift River.  There are more locations that can be used but the list matchs up with the usable reaches.  The total altitude drop of the river is over 1684 feet!
Mile
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60.0
 
54.7
 
52.1

51.8

48.3
 
46.4

46.0
 
45.0

40.3

39.1
 
34.2

29.9

29.6

28.1

​27.2




43.5

42.4

39.5

33.4

30.5

28.5

27.5



​​
42.2

38.7

35.6

31.1

25.5​

25.4





25.1

24.7

24.0

23.9

21.1

21.0

18.6

18.6

18.2

16.5

12.9

12.2

8.2

7.4

5.3

4.3

3.8

3.2

0.0

Altitude

(feet)

 
1727
 
1330
 
1190
 
1168

1024

975
 
958

932

740

690

558​

510

465​

425​

390




1502

1474

964

654

524

524

401




1188

895

704

520

354

354





338

333

331

298

270

241

219

219

165

151

133

120

97

96

95

93

86/68

52

40

From
 
EAST BRANCH (34.9 miles)
(1389 ft drop - 1727 to 338 feet)

 E - Savoy Center

 E - River Road Bridge
 
 E -  Route 9 Rest Area West Cummington
 
 E -  Route 9 Bridge West Cummington

 E - Route 9 Pull Over Cummington

 E -  Route 9 Bridge Cummington 

 E - Route 9 Pull Over 

 E- Route 9 Rest Area near Wilder Road 

 E - Route 143 Bridge West Chesterfield
 
 E - Chesterfield Gorge

 E - Army Corps Indian Hollow Campground

 E - Knightsville Dam 

 E - Below Knightville Dam 

 E -C.M. Gardner State Park

 E - Middle and East Branch Split

MIDDLE BRANCH
(1112 ft drop - 1502 to 390 feet)

 M - Headwaters of Middle Branch

 M - Route 143 Bridge Worthington

 M - Huntington Pull Over

 M - North Chester Smith Road Bridge

 M - Littleville Lake North Boat Launch

 M - Littleville Lake South Boat Ramp

 M - Goss Hill Road Bridge

WEST BRANCH​​
850 ft drop - 1188 to 338 feet)

 W - Becket Center 

 W - Bancroft Road - Town Hill Road Bridge

 W - Keystone Arch Bridge Launch

 W - Chester Jacob's Ladder

 W - Federal Street Huntington

 W - Novice Race Start


MAIN LOWER RIVER
(298 ft drop - 338 to 40 feet)

  East and West Branches Split - Mile 25.1

Huntington Jacob's Ladder Launch

 Crescent Dam Hydro - Portage Take-Out
                   (0.1 mile portage)
 Crescent Dam Hydro - Portage Put-In

 Indian River Hydro Project Dam Take-Out
                   (0.1 mile portage)
 Indian River Hydro Project Dam Put-In

River Race Take-Out

Woronoco Above Dam Take-Out

 Woronoco Below Dam Put-In

 Russel Road River Access

 Whitney Field, Westfield

 Great River Bridge/Riverside Trail - Access

USGS 01183500 WESTFIELD

 Route 20 Conservation Land Access

 Robinson State Park Launch

 Robinson Rapids

 FiberMark Dam Portage
                ( 50 yard portage)
 Below FiberMark Dam Boat Access

 Pynchon Point Park - Access

Position




42-34.17 N 72-01.90 W
 
42-30.85 N 72-59.54 W
 
42-29.49 N 72-58.23 W
 
42-29.33 N 72-57.80 W

42-28.24 N 72-54.50 W

42-27.35 N 72-53.07 W
 
42-27.08 N 72-53.56 W

42-26.47 N 72-52.14 W

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42-23.60 N 72-52.78 W

42-20.50 N 72-50.80 WEndFragment

42-17.47 N 72-51.55 W

42-17.28 N 72-51.85 W

42-16.25 N 72-51.90 W

42-26.24 N 72-59.40 W




42-25.35 N 72-59.30 W

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42-19.44 N 72-55.64 W{cke_protected}{C}%3C!%2D%2DEndFragment%2D%2D%3E

42-17.63 N 72-53.98 W

42-16.13 N 72-52.80 W

42-15.53 N 72-52.33 W

42-15.55 N 72-51.96 W




42-19.97 N 73-04.97 W{cke_protected}{C}%3C!%2D%2DEndFragment%2D%2D%3E

42-18.57 N 73-01.92 W

42-18.77 N 72-59.63 W

42-15.84 N 72-57.77 W

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42-14.00 N 72-52.68 W





42-13.85 N 72-52.40 W

42-13.53 N 72-52.25 W

42-13.32 N 72-51.55 W

42-13.27 N 72-51.49 W

42-11.27 N 72-51.05 W

42-11.21 N 72-51.08 W

42-10.10 N 72-49.84 W

42-10.07 N 72-49.77 W

42-09.76 N 72-49.48 W

42-08.72 N 72-48.63 W

42-07.83 N 72-45.27 W

42-07.65 N 72-45.50 W

42-06.40 N 72-41.97 W

42-06.44 N 72-41.07 W

42-05.27 N 72-40.05 W

42-05.82 N 72-39.41 W

42-05.90 N 72-38.87 W

42-06.02 N 72-38.12 W

42-05.00 N 72-35.15 W

Nearest Address
 



 10 Center Road, Savoy, MA 01256
 
 2 Windingo Road, Plainfield, MA 01070

 850 Route 9 Cummington, MA 01026

 14 Brown Ave, Cummington, MA 01026

 495 Berkshire Trail, Cummington, MA 01026

 2 Mougin Road, Cummington, MA 01026
 
 34 Old Route 9, Cummington, MA 01026

 2 Wilder Road, Cummington, MA 01026

 Route 143 Bridge, Healy Cir, West Chesterfield, MA 01084
 
 2 River Road, West Chesterfield, MA 01084

 Army Corps of Engineers Road, Chesterfield, MA 01012

 18 Army Corps of Engineers Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 1 Army Corps of Engineers Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 Parkridge Dr Huntington, MA 01050






 140 Parish Road, Worthington, MA 01098

 921 Old North Road, Worthington, MA 0109

 27 East River Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 461 East River Road Chester, MA 01011

 1 Kinnebrook Road, Chester, MA  01011

 44 Goss Hill Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 1 Stage Road, Huntington, MA 01050




 3431 Main Street, Becket, MA 01223

 26 Munn Road, Becket, MA 01223

 Herbert Cross Road, Chester, MA 01011

 488 Huntington Road Chester, MA 0101

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{cke_protected}{C}%3C!%2D%2DStartFragment%2D%2D%3E Freight Yard Road, Huntington, MA 01050{cke_protected}{C}%3C!%2D%2DEndFragment%2D%2D%3E





 Railroad Bridge in Huntington, MA

 3 Russell Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 1190 Huntington Road, Russell, MA 01071 ‎

 1190 Huntington Road, Russell, MA 01071

 89 Grove Street, Easthampton, MA 01027

 89 Grove Street, Easthampton, MA 01027

 Valley View Avenue, Russell, MA 01071

 81 Valley View Avenue, Russell, MA 01071

 Tekoa Avenue, Russell, Massachusetts 01071

 861 Russell Road, Westfield, MA 01085

 47 Shepard Street, Westfield, MA 01085

 20 Hanover Street, Westfield, MA 01085



 2611 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA 01089

 462 North Street, Feeding Hills, MA 01030



 1 mile hike from George Street, Agawam, MA

 2 Bridge Street, Agawam, MA 01001

 1 South End Bridge Circle # 14, Agawam, MA 01001