From the North:
Take 91 through Hartford then take the Merritt Parkway (Wilbur
Cross, at the point you exit 91) Route 15.Continue South on Rt 15
to Exit for Route 34 West/Derby. Continue on Route 34 approximately
5 miles. Route 34 will turn left at a stoplight (landmarks:
Tailgators Restaurant, Catholic Church) and wind through town of
Derby. Route 34 takes you up a slight hill, down a hill and through
a stoplight. Boat house is about 1 mile outside of town on left
hand side of Route 34, a few hundred meters up stream of a large
dam. The boathouse is a wood sided building with a gray metal roof.
From the Yale Bowl (Route 34):
Get on Route 34 West towards Derby. See directions above.
From Downtown New Haven:
Go north on Chapel Street, then turn left on Derby Avenue (Route 34
West). See directions above.
Take Exit 3 off of the Route 34 Connector and follow Route 34 West.
See directions above.
In Bridgeport, take the Route 8 North exit. Stay on Route 8 until
you see signs for Route 34 West/Derby. Do not go towards New Haven.
Once on Route 34, see directions above.
From I-84 and the East:
Look for Route 34 East off of I-84. Stay on Route 34, cross over
the Stevenson Dam, and the Gilder Boathouse is approximately 5
miles east from the dam.