Clyde - 5 Mile Square Rd to Clyde Road


Clyde, Vermont, US

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5 Mile Square Rd to Clyde Road

Usual Difficulty II-III(V) (for normal flows)
Length 21 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
CLYDE RIVER AT NEWPORT, VT
usgs-04296500 500 - 2000 cfs II-III(V) 00h34m 141 cfs (too low)


River Description

Put in and Take out show the furthest runnable extent of the river.

There are a few ponds with flatwater between so choose your section carefully. Mostly this run is a mellow winding river, but there are also some large dams and drops. These are completely avoidable by choosing an appopriate put in and takeout.

There is a dam drop/ waterfall behind the West Charlston Post Office. This is the start of a short section with a few significant drops. (Durgin Rd to Fontaine Road.)

There is also a significant gorge below the Crawford Road bridge at the outflow of Clyde Pond. (Takeout at Clyde St).

The river ends in Newport.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-04-18 17:09:51

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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September 5 2011 (2601 days ago)
Bill MitchellDetails
9/4/2011 Paddled from Lake Salem to Clyde Pond. River level was 650cfs. No significant damage from
Hurricane Irene. Be mindful, as always, of strainers/sweepers.


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