Columbia Covered Bridge Access

Dupont Access

 

 Name of Project:     Dupont/Columbia Covered Bridge River Access

Location:                  Columbia, NH2014-07-23 18.38.13

 River:                         Connecticut River

Type of Project:      Paddling Boat Access

Public Access:        Yes

Date Completed:    May 2016

Size:                           .52 Acres

Landowner:             Town of Columbia

Funding Partners:  Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund, the Reggie Ellingwood Memorial Fund

Property Description:  With support from the Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund, the Reggie Ellingwood Memorial Fund, and contributions from local anglers, VRC has conserved a popular river access along the Connecticut River in Columbia, New Hampshire. Many tourists also use the property to photograph the adjacent historic covered bridge. This fall, VRC will complete site improvements and then transfer the parcel to the town of Columbia, with a conservation easement protecting public access.

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