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Difficulty II(IV)
Length 6.3 Miles
Flow Range 350 - 2000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 75.4 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 04/18/2018 8:44 pm

River Description

A.J. Seibel shared:

"Put-in @ bean brook road north of East Haven VT and take out just above the dam in East Burke. This upper section is mostly class I-II with intermittent swift water, a great run for beginners or a quick afternoon away."

Posted on VPC by Mark Lienau
I have paddled the lower section several times, but just last month I paddled below the bridge in East Burke.

There is a fun technical class II+ drop right at the put in. The river makes a fast right turn but there is a nasty rock right in the middle of the otherwise smooth tongue of green water. Lots of eddies that I needed to back into after I nearly broached on that rock. A quick wave train brings you around the bend to the left to the final drop with a fine surfing wave at the bottom. Although you are right next to the road, you can neither see nor hear it and you have a nice private little play hole. The rest of the run to Lyndonville is class I(+) with some real fun ledge drops along the way. I hear there is more big stuff downstream, But I have never been on it. Mark Lienau

Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from A.J. Seibel's description (above) and Google Maps.

Rapid Descriptions


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11 years ago

The lower section, from the dam in East Burke to the Route 114 Bridge can be run as low as 150cfs with some scraping through the wider areas. The upper section requires more water (400cfs).

Gage Descriptions

Gage recommended by A.J. Seibel, who suggests:
"A good runnable flow for this section is upwards of 400cfs on the East Haven gauge, or a visual reference to run the upper east branch is when water is spilling over the entirety of the dam in East Burke (approx 500cfs)."

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