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New Hampshire whitewater, Baker River

Grafton county, Warren section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V     3.8 miles
  The wonderful Grafton County scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The starting location is a short drive from Lebanon, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This section of Baker River in New Hampshire is 3.8 miles long and has been rated as a class V section by American Whitewater. This river system is full of great paddling
    sections, the Warren section is just one of them. The average New Hampshire whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that
a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. This is a pretty short section so  
you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The beauty of the White Mountains is a great plus for this river.

Briefly about the general area:
A tour to Cardigan State Park when you're here at Baker River is a perfect idea, and this is a popular spot for folks from Warren. These mountains rock, just check out all the exciting things to do in the White Mountains. There are good places to discover along the Hurricane Trail, and you can hit the slopes at Tenney Mountain close by. This is such a wonderful river.

Baker River, Warren 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 Baker River.
 Whitewater Near Baker River:
Baker River, Grafton County, 2 miles away
      Class V - 3.8 miles long (Warren)
Baker River, Grafton County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Route 118 to Wentworth)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Wildwood to Covered Bridge)
Pond Brook River, Grafton County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Baker Pond to Wentworth)
Glover Brook, Grafton County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 1.9 miles long (Elbow Pond to Pemigewasset River)
Halls Brook, -blank- County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 2.6 miles long (Halls Brook Road to Highway 25)
Baker River - South Branch, Grafton County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Dorchester)
Branch Brook, Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class II-V - 3.3 miles long (Ellsworth to Branch Brook campground)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Route 302)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 12 miles away
      Class I - 11.25 miles long (Woodstock to Campton)
 Ski Areas Near Baker River:
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 12 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 15 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 16 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 22 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 23 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Whaleback, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 700 foot drop, 7 lifts, 28 runs
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 29 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 32 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire , 35 miles away, 1510 foot drop, 10 lifts, 62 runs
 Hotels Near Baker River:
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Lincoln , 13 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Lincoln , 13 miles away
Rodeway Inn Lincoln, Lincoln , 13 miles away
Woodwards Resort, Lincoln , 13 miles away
Days Inn Lincoln, Lincoln , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Baker River:
Scenic View Campground, Warren, 3 miles away
Three Ponds Shelter, Stinson Lake, 3 miles away
Moose Hillock Campground, Warren, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Baker River:
Three Ponds Trail, Grafton , 1 miles away
Hurricane Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
Three Ponds Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
Snapper Ski Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
Glencliff Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Baker River:
Cardigan State Park, New Hampshire , 13 miles away
Wellington State Beach, New Hampshire , 16 miles away
Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Baker River:
Jack O'Lantern Golf Course, Woodstock , 11 miles away
Owl's Nest Golf Club, Campton , 12 miles away
Blackmount Country Club, North Haverhill , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Baker River
Stinson Lake, Grafton , 5 miles away
Lake Tarleton, Grafton , 8 miles away
Loon Lake, Grafton , 10 miles away

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