Lat/longitude coords are approximate.
River levels are usually low and unrunnable, so it takes a good amount of rain to make this a worthwhile paddle.
Recommended minimum flow is 200 cfs which makes class II-III, and will still result in some bottom scraping.
Max recommended flow is somewhere around 600-700 cfs. Tight and technical in some sections. Stone bridge can begin to get pretty nasty.
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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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