The Westfield River Access

Last Updated: 6/2016
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
*


 
60.5
 
55.2
 
52.3
 
46.9
 
40.3
 
34.2

29.6

28.1




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





24.7

24.0

21.1

21.0

18.6

18.2

16.5

12.9

12.2

7.4

5.3

4.0

3.2

0.0

Altitude
(feet)


 
1720
 
1332
 
1170
 
985
 
760

570​

465​

425​




1488

1460

978

670

520

515

410




1185

904​

723

516​

354

354





361

351

270

241

225

185

171

135

131

120

117

115

104

36

From
 
EAST BRANCH
(1353 ft drop - 1720 to 367 feet)

 E - Savoy Center

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

 E - Route 143 Bridge West Chesterfield
 
 E -Army Corps Indian Hollow Campground

 E - Below Knightville Dam 

 E -C.M. Gardner State Park

MIDDLE BRANCH
(1098 ft drop - 1488 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​​
818 ft drop - 1185 to 367 feet)

 W - Becket Center Access 

 W - Bancroft Road - Town Hill Road Bridge

 W - Keystone Arch Bridge Launch

 W - Chester Jacob's Ladder

 W - Federal Street

 W - Novice Race Start


MAIN LOWER RIVER
(331 ft drop - 367 to 36 feet)

 Huntington Jacob's Ladder Launch

 Crescent Dam Hydrostation - Portage

 Indian River Hydro Project Dam Take-Out

 Indian River Hydro Project Dam Put-In

Woronoco Above Dam Take-Out

 Woronoco Below Dam Put-In

 Russel Road River Access

 Whitney Field, Westfield

 Great River Bridge/Riverside Trail - Access

 Route 20 Conservation Land Access

 Robinson State Park Launch

 Mittineague Park Road Portage Take-Out

 FiberMark Dam/Front Street – Boat Access

 Pynchon Point Park - Access

Position




42-34.17 N 72-01.90 W
 
42-30.85 N 72-59.54 W
 
42-29.33 N 72-57.80 W
 
42-27.35 N 72-53.07 W
 
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42-20.50 N 72-50.80 WEndFragment

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



 
42-19.97 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





42-13.53 N 72-52.25 W

42-13.30 N 72-51.50 W

42-11.27 N 72-51.05 W

42-11.21 N 72-51.08 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

42-06.44 N 72-41.07 W

42-05.02 N 72-39.80 W

42-05.90 N 72-39.10 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 Rd, Plainfield, MA 01070

 14 Brown Ave, Cummington, MA 01026

 2 Mougin Rd, Cummington, MA 01026
 
 Route 143 Bridge, Healy Cir, West Chesterfield, MA 01084
 
 Army Corps of Engineers Road, Chesterfield, MA 01012

 1 Army Corps of Engineers Rd, Huntington, MA 01050

 Parkridge Dr Huntington, MA 01050




 140 Parish Road, Worthington, MA 01098

 921 Old North Rd, Worthington, MA 0109

 27 East River Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 461 East River Rd Chester, MA 01011

 1 Kinnebrook Rd, Chester, MA  01011

 44 Goss Hill Rd, Huntington, MA 01050

 1 Stage Road, Huntington, MA 01050




 3431 Main St, Becket, MA 01223

 26 Munn Road, Becket, MA 01223

 Herbert Cross Road, Chester, MA 01011

 Huntington Rd, Worthington, MA 01098

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 3 Russell Road, Huntington, MA 01050

 1190 Huntington Road, Russell, MA 01071 ‎

 89 Grove Street, Easthampton, MA 01027

 89 Grove Street, Easthampton, MA 01027

 81 Valley View Ave, Russell, MA 01071

 Tekoa Ave, Russell, Massachusetts 01071

 1130 Russell Rd. Westfield, MA 01085

 47 Shepard St, Westfield, MA 01085

 20 Hanover St, Westfield, MA 01085

 2611 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA 01089

 462 North St, Feeding Hills, MA 01030

 Mittineague Park Rd, West Springfield, MA 01089

 2 Bridge St, Agawam, MA 01001

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