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Difficulty V
Length 0.25 Miles
Flow Range 1000 - 2500 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 day ago 1100 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 05/04/2018 2:18 pm

River Description

See article in AW Journal.
This is a short, steep run near West Lebanon, dropping 80 feet in less than a quarter mile.
It needs quite a bit of water to run. Look for it to be going in late Spring or Fall.


Flow info:

Often runnable at medium late spring or fall flows. The gauge is located on the other side of the valley and is a rough estimate. If you run this section please leave a comment with more beta.

Rapid Descriptions


Gage Descriptions

Often runnable at medium late spring or fall flows.

Directions Description

We have no additional detail on this route. Use the map below to calculate how to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.

No Accident Reports




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Protecting Access to New Hampshire Rivers

Robert Nasdor

Northeast boaters can celebrate that another beloved whitewater gem has been protected. Paddlers on the Winnipeseaukee River are now assured that the put-in on the Lower Winni in Northfield, NH will be forever protected thanks to the donation of a parcel from Gloria Blais in memory of her husband Roger. Gloria donated the land to the Town of Northfield for the purpose of assuring that future generations of boaters will have access to the river. Protecting river access to the Winni is part of an ongoing effort by AW in the northeast region to protect river access.

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Bellows Falls (VT) Flow Study Reveals Hidden Whitewater

Robert Nasdor

A hardy group of northeast boaters climbed into the natural river channel below a hydropower dam to participate in a flow study designed to assess whether whitewater flows should be restored to this dewatered river reach on the Connecticut River. While significant obstacles remain, this site has the potential for providing instruction, playboating, and a big water feature that that could be run throughout much of the year and provide a much needed boost to the local economy. 

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AW, MVP Protect Land and Access on the Contoocook River (NH)

Robert Nasdor

American Whitewater and Merrimack Valley Paddlers have reached an agreement to purchase a 10-acre parcel fronting on Contoocook River in Henniker, NH. The land serves as an important launch point for whitewater paddlers enjoying the popular section of the river that runs from Hillsborough to Henniker. This section of the Contoocook River contains rapids ranging in difficulty from Class II to Class IV.


Alex Barham


Matt Muir


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1209484 05/04/18 Alex Barham Flow and Description
1209402 05/01/18 Alex Barham Location
1198480 10/27/10 Matt Muir Updated link; added short text and abstract.
1193031 02/09/01 n/a n/a