Recreation - Chestnut Hill Boating

Boating on Chestnut Hill Reservoir is a great way to enjoy this beautiful body of water.

Please take note of the following regarding boating on Chestnut Hill Reservoir:

  • Chestnut Hill Reservoir is a "carry-in only" waterway. As per the CT Department of Environmental Protection: 
    • "Carry-in only" refers to a body of water that does not have a boat launch where a watercraft must be manually carried in to launch
    • "Carry-in" watercraft refers to small watercraft that can be easily carried in by one or two people (i.e. row boat, canoe or kayak)
  • No motors of any kind (including electric) are allowed on Chestnut Hill Reservoir
  • Row boat, canoe or kayak are the only watercraft allowed on Chestnut Hill Reservoir
  • No watercraft shall be moored on Chestnut Hill Reservoir
  • No watercraft is to be stored on Town-owned property that surrounds these bodies of water which is 50' from the full-water level