Pemigewasset, Hancock Branch, New Hampshire, US
|Usual Difficulty||V (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||171 fpm|
|EAST BRANCH PEMIGEWASSET RIVER AT LINCOLN, NH|
|usgs-01074520||10.00 - 15.50 ft||V||00h32m||2.6 ft (too low)|
Source: Greg and Sue Hanlon's Steep Creeks of New England, which has more info on this run. Text used with permission.
Directions: from Lincoln, drive 2.5 miles East on Rte. 112 (Kancamagus Hwy). Park in the
dirt parking lot, river right, just downstream of the Loon Mtn. Bridge.
Putin: continue East on 112 ~ 6.2 miles, crossing the East Branch to the first bridge across the Hancock Branch. Park in the Cheney Brook / East Pond Trail lot on the right.
This run includes 2 miles on East Br., Pemigewasset; these two miles aren't figured in the gradient listed above.
Judge the water level from the road. The gage referenced above
is approximate, based on a correlation.
A better guide is the E. Br. Pemi. 12.0 ft (9000 cfs) usually means a high level on the Hancock Branch.
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|0.0||Map of the Upper Pemi region|