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Massachusetts whitewater, Quaboag River

Worcester Hampden county, Warren to Route 67 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     5.5 miles
  The natural beauty of Massachusetts and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. The starting location is a short drive from Willimantic, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. This section
    of Quaboag River is 5.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-IV section of whitewater. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. You
can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The Warren to Route 67 stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. This stretch has has enough mileage, suitable for an afternoon trip. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with not too many other places for that.

Briefly about the general area:
Wells State Park is both good and scenic, and it's near Quaboag River, and the
 
slopes of Pine Ridge are so inviting noone can resist. You positively must have a look at Streeter Point Recreation Area if you're here at Quaboag River, and there are plenty of folks from Warren here. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Quaboag River is a wet place that gets lots of rain. During May this area sees the most rain, and the driest month of the year is February. High temperatures at Quaboag River throughout the warmest time of the year are in the 80's with nighttime lows in the 50's. For the period of the winter highs are mostly in the 30's, and nighttime lows at Quaboag River during the winter commonly descend into the 10's.

Quaboag River, Warren to Route 67 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Quaboag River.
 Whitewater Near Quaboag River:
Quaboag River, Worcester/Hampden County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Warren to Route 67)
Millers River, Worcester County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (South Royalston to Athol)
Natchaug River, Tolland/ Windham County, 22 miles away
      Class II-IV - 0.9 miles long (England Road to Route 198)
Connecticut River, Hampden County, 27 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2 miles long (Holyoke)
 Ski Areas Near Quaboag River:
Pine Ridge, Massachusetts , 13 miles away, 200 foot drop, 1 lifts, 8 runs
Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts , 28 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Living Memorial Park, Vermont , 41 miles away, 204 foot drop, 1 lifts, 1 runs
Blandford, Massachusetts , 47 miles away, 465 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Crotched Mountain, New Hampshire , 48 miles away, 875 foot drop, 5 lifts, 23 runs
Berkshire East, Massachusetts , 50 miles away, 1180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Powder Ridge, Connecticut , 50 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Ski Sundown, Connecticut , 52 miles away, 625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Pats Peak, New Hampshire , 57 miles away, 710 foot drop, 8 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Southington, Connecticut , 58 miles away, 425 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
 Beaches Near Quaboag River:
Woodstock Town Beach, Windham , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Quaboag River:
Econo Lodge Sturbridge, Sturbridge , 10 miles away
Sturbridge Host Hotel And Conference Center, Sturbridge , 11 miles away
Super 8 Sturbridge, Sturbridge , 11 miles away
Days Inn Sturbridge, Sturbridge , 11 miles away
Hampton Inn Sturbridge, Sturbridge , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Quaboag River:
High View Campgrounds, West Brookfield, 5 miles away
Old Saw Mill Campground, West Brookfield, 6 miles away
The Old Sawmill Campground, West Brookfield, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Quaboag River:
Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor, Putnam - CT , 29 miles away
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Woonsocket - RI , 51 miles away
Streeter Point Recreation Area, Massachusetts , 8 miles away
Wells State Park, Massachusetts , 12 miles away
Bigelow Hollow State Park, Connecticut , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Quaboag River:
Scottish Meadow Golf Club, Warren , 3 miles away
Dunroamin Country Club, Gilbertville , 6 miles away
Valhalla at Quaboag Country Club, Monson , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Quaboag River
Wickaboag Pond, Worcester , 5 miles away
Forest Lake, Hampden , 6 miles away
Hamilton Reservoir, Tolland , 9 miles away

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