• The Deerfield River is tributary to the Connecticut River, depicted here in Thomas Cole's famous 1836 painting

  • The Deerfield River in its floodplain eroding through the red sandstone that makes up Mount Sugarloaf.

  • Swimming hole on the Deerfield (photo: Art Schwenger)

  • Rafters enjoying a summer day on the river (Photo: Art Schwenger)

  • Sunset during December over the Deerfield Valley (photo: A Schwenger)

  • Autumn along the Deerfield RIver

Erosion and Geomorphology

Landslides: several major landslides occurred in 2011 during Hurricane Irene – detailed information on the slide can be found via the Massachusetts Geological Survey: LINK

South River Sediment Management and Restoration – a collaborative project led by the Franklin Regional Council of Governments. See slideshow on the work here - South River Restoration. Contact Kim MacPhee for more information: kmacphee@frcog.org.