This section has quite a long stretch of flatwater. (See the comments.)
Fun river, but unless you are up for a long flat-water paddle (through nice area at least - very sparse houses) put in & run the top rip and carry back up and drive to the bottom (Not far from 25 on Hardscrabble Rd. just before Limington Rips). Parking enough for 2-4 vehicles @ bottom rip and plenty of room at the top.
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Drewpy at the end rip
Pat on Top Play Wave
Top Rip from below
Rob pulling through @ bottom
Lower Rip Before Saco
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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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