Croyden Brook, New Hampshire, US
Newport (North Branch of the Sugar)
||II-III (for normal flows)
Jean Towns on Croydon Brook
Jean Towns on Croydon BrookPhoto of Jean Towns by Mark Lacroix taken 07/15/06 @ 3.6 (Claremont gage)
SUGAR RIVER AT WEST CLAREMONT, NH
3.00 - 6.50 ft
Upper limit for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.
Thanks to Allan Berggren for the following description
The whitewater section of the Croyden Brook is 3 mi. north of Newport on hwy 10. We leave a shuttle
where the brook crosses under the highway, and drive upstream 1.5 mi. to the put-in, where the
brook arches close to the road.
Narrow, secluded, creek-like, with giant mossy rock eddies. A narrow passage around a 100-ft island
on the right is runnable except at low levels.
The Final Four is behind the second s-turn, with a brisk left-to-right flow, with a sneak route far
left at higher levels. The main 4-5 foot drop is behind an initial ledge wave, and is followed by a
series of 1-ft. ledge drops continuing for the next 75 yds beneath the highway bridge. Take-out is
on the left. Parking is possible immediately south of the bridge on the west side, but the adjacent
road is private. Usual put-in is at a discontinued iron bridge 1.7 miles upstream, but common
access is at a pull-out at 1.5 miles, where the stream pulls quite close to hwy 10 with a sandy
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Last Updated: 2018-05-01 22:21:30