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Connyak Paddle Descriptions The following descriptions are for the “usual routes” often taken on Connyak Paddles. Wind, weather and tides are important considerations in choosing a route and many alternate routes are available from these locations. It is suggested that the reader follow along with the narrative on a chart. All distances listed are approximate for the round trip and do not consider any “wandering” that would add to the distance.

Saugatuck River to Norwalk Islands

  • Many routes are possible leaving the state ramp on the Saugatuck River
  • The route shown below goes out the mouth of the river, then Southwest to Sheffield, and past Shea, Grassy and Cockenoe Islands
  • About 14 miles as shown. The route can be easily shortened.

Overview of Typical Paddle Route Click on the link for an Interactive Map