Walker Brook - 3.5 miles West of Chester on Rt. 20 to Chester


Walker Brook, Massachusetts, US

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3.5 miles West of Chester on Rt. 20 to Chester

Usual Difficulty IV (for normal flows)
Length 3.5 Miles

Walker Brook - Last Drop


Walker Brook - Last Drop
Photo of Doug, Paul, Rob, Bob by Todd taken 04/02/04 @ Medium-High

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
WEST BRANCH WESTFIELD RIVER AT HUNTINGTON, MA
usgs-01181000 1500 - 8000 cfs IV 00h26m 304 cfs (too low)


River Description

Robert Larkham provided:

If you are looking to do some creeking in Western Mass then Walker Brook is a must. The difficulty changes dramatically with water levels. At high levels you don't want to swim so make sure you have a good roll. Once you have mastered Walker, step it up a bit to do Factory Brook, a five minute drive away.

The guage correlation is based on the Westfield W. Branch. If you run this section please leave a comment with more flow beta.


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Last Updated: 2018-06-13 15:05:31

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