Winooski, North Branch - Along Rte. 12, North of Montpelier


Winooski, North Branch, Vermont, US

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Along Rte. 12, North of Montpelier

Usual Difficulty IV(V) (for normal flows)
Length 1.9 Miles
Avg. Gradient 138 fpm

Big slide above the Culvert


Big slide above the Culvert
Photo of Justin Beckwith by Damon Bungard



River Description

The North Branch Winooski is one of the best Waterfall runs in Vermont. It is pool-drop, and has about 10 good-sized falls. There are a couple of other drops on this river, outside the normally run section also...
Takeout: Heading North on Rte. 12 from Montpelier, continue on past Wrightsville Reservoir. Keep going, and you'll cross the river a couple of times, and you'll eventually see the final fall, on your left. You can park in the large pull-off on the right.
Putin: From the Takeout, continue North on Rte. 12. About halfway up the run, the river passes beneath the road in a large culvert. Continue a mile or two, and then park up when you're near the river again and it flattens out.
Lat/longitude coordinates are reported by Patrick Rogers and Wayne Gman (Thanks!).
Other Nearby Runs:
The Gihon and North Branch Lamoille are similar class rivers nearby. Minister Brook and Hancock Brook are micro-creek sidestreams that have been run.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-10-30 21:43:14

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