Cold - 1. South Acworth to Vilas Pool

Cold, New Hampshire, US


1. South Acworth to Vilas Pool

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 5.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 43 fpm
Max Gradient 55 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-01154950 175 - 225 cfs II 00h25m 245 cfs (too high)

River Description

The first drop below the dam out of Vilas pool is a rather friendly-looking six-foot drop over a

rocky ledge. Then levels to a Class II through to Drewsville Gorge, which is a V-VI stenotic twist,
with a 12-ft drop in the middle, often jammed with logs. Permission is an issue portaging the


The gauge is located at the takeout of Section 2. The flow range is an estimate based on the 75th percentile. If you run the Cold please leave comments with more beta and feedback on the flow range.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-05-04 15:33:59

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