About Turners Falls

Part of the Town of Montague, MA, the Village of Turners Falls is an extraordinary historic mill town that is blossoming from its industrial roots to become a hub of artistic inspiration, recreational adventure and natural beauty. The RiverCulture Project seeks to promote this rebirth of an area that is filled with history, promise, and a character all its own. Come experience Turners Falls and RiverCulture for yourself!


Barton Cove
413-863-9300 Route 2, Gill

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day

Rent a canoe or kayak at Barton Cove and paddle on the Connecticut River,one of 14 rivers in the United States designated as an American Heritage River.  Paddle the scenic "Reach 2"  Put in at Poplar Street, take out in Sunderland or beyond. Very limited parking, Greenfield Road to Poplar Street, Turners Falls Public Launch Ramp, Operated by State DEM, Route 2