Diamond River - Swift Diamond to Wentworth Location


Diamond River, New Hampshire, US

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Swift Diamond to Wentworth Location

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Diamond River near Wentworth Location, NH
usgs-01052500 500 - 1500 cfs III-IV 00h48m 417 cfs (too low)


River Description

Access through Dartmouth College land to the river is somewhat restricted. It is necessary to carry upstream from the take out unless special permission can be obtained. Carry up past the Dead Diamond tributary bridge and put in on the Swift Diamond as far up as you wish to hike. The Swift Diamond is mostly class III until the confluence with the Dead Diamond branch. At this point the river tumbles steeply through a narrow gorge with continous class IV water. Above 1000 cfs the gorge can be continous class IV-V with no let up till close to the takeout.

Information supplied by Todd ? at Saco Bound Northern Waters in Errol.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2006-11-05 07:39:33

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