Riverboat Connecticut River Cruises

Riverboat Connecticut River Cruises! Enjoy a relaxing hour and a half interpretive cruise on the Connecticut River! The 2024 Heritage Riverboat operating schedule is Wednesdays – Sundays, starting June 26th and ending October 14th. Departure times are 11:00 AM, 1:15 PM, and 3:00 PM. Cruises depart from our Riverview picnic area dock in Northfield, MA.

The riverboat will not operate on July 4 or Labor Day, but will run on Columbus Day.

No Pets. Please do not leave pets unattended.

Northfield Mountain reserves the right to cancel cruises due to high water, weather conditions, mechanical issues, or illness. Full refunds will be given if we cancel your cruise.

Photo Credit: Beth Pelton


Cruise Information

  • June 26 through October 14, 2024
  • Photo Credit: Beth Pelton

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • 11:00am, 1:15pm, 3:00pm
  • $15/Adult
  • $14/Seniors (62 and older)
  • $8/Age 14 and under
  • $14/each (group price – 15 or more people)
  • Please check the availability and make reservations by clicking or call (800) 859-2960.
  • No tickets will be sold from the Northfield Mountain Visitor Center going forward.

Cruises depart from the dock at their Riverview Picnic area at the foot of Ferry Road in Northfield, MA. Typically, cruises head downstream about 5.5 miles to Barton Cove before returning to the Riverview dock. The duration of the cruise is approximately 1.5 hours.

What to bring

Bring your binoculars and cameras. In cooler weather, make sure to bring a warm coat or windbreaker.

Connecticut River Cruises
144 Pine Meadow Road in Northfield, MA


    4 Responses

        1. Anne

          I am unable to make reservations either by clicking on the “Book Now” or by calling the number above. How can I make reservations to book a river cruise for my grandsons and myself?

          1. Fran

            Hi Anne, We checked the link and it is correct, it brings you to a page to select a date. If you are still having trouble, please email us at fran@worcestercentralkidscalendar and we will get someone from Northfield Mountain to help you.

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