Dunbar Brook, Massachusetts, US
|Usual Difficulty||V (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||300 fpm|
Directions: From Rte. 2 West in Charlemont, bang a right onto Zoar Road just before
crossing the Deerfield River. Follow about 2.5 miles to a T intersection; take a left here onto
River Road, passing under a railroad trestle. Continue on this road about 10.5 miles to Monroe
Bridge, MA. Take a left up Kingsley Hill Rd., a steep hill, and head ~1.3 miles to a T
intersection at Main Road. Head left and follow Main Rd. about 2.0 miles to a left on South Road.
Shortly after this turn, South Road crosses Dunbar Brook. This is the putin.
To takeout: backtrack to Monroe Bridge; bang a right onto onto River Road. Continue about 1.6 miles to a parking area on your right at the confluence of Dunbar Brook and the Deerfield River. From this lot, you can see the dam at the Dunbar Brook takeout.
Note: This is one of those runs which tend to get full of logs. Be careful here.