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New Hampshire whitewater, Croyden Brook

Sullivan county, Newport section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     1.5 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. The beautiful scenery of Sullivan County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. The put-in location is a short drive from Lebanon, there's a road map further down the page with more info
    on that. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. And of
course, there are campgrounds nearby. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This stretch of Croyden Brook is 1.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III section. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. This is a somewhat short section so you'll  
have to walk back to the start over and over.

Briefly about the general area:
The snow is great at Mount Sunapee, and a day at State Park Beach is time well spent. Pillsbury State Park is a magnificent location to go if you're at Croyden Brook, and on a great day you can take a hike along the Monadnock Sunapee Trail. This river is so great. A trip to Mount Sunapee State Park invigorates the spirit, and a perfect beach close by is Dewey Beach. Croyden Brook is not far at all from Plainfield. A common amount of precipitation falls here at Croyden Brook. The month with most of the rain is August, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Croyden Brook, Newport 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 Croyden Brook.
 Whitewater Near Croyden Brook:
Croyden Brook, Sullivan County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 1.5 miles long (Newport)
Sugar River, Sullivan County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.8 miles long (North Newport to Route 103)
Mascoma River, Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 3.9 miles long (Mascoma Lake to Route 4)
Mascoma River, Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 0.33 miles long (Lebanon)
Bloods Brook, Grafton County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 0.25 miles long (Ledges)
Cold River, Sullivan County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 5.5 miles long (South Acworth to Vilas Pool)
Connecticut River, Windsor County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 0.25 miles long (Sumner Falls)
Ashuelot River, Cheshire County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.3 miles long (Marlow to Gilsum Gorge)
Cold River, Cheshire/Sullivan County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.7 miles long (Vilas Pool to Alstead)
Cold River, Cheshire County, 19 miles away
      Class II - 2 miles long (Alstead to Drewsville)
 Ski Areas Near Croyden Brook:
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire , 8 miles away, 1510 foot drop, 10 lifts, 62 runs
Whaleback, New Hampshire , 9 miles away, 700 foot drop, 7 lifts, 28 runs
Ascutney, Vermont , 20 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 6 lifts, 57 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 23 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Suicide Six, Vermont , 28 miles away, 650 foot drop, 3 lifts, 22 runs
Crotched Mountain, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 875 foot drop, 5 lifts, 23 runs
Pats Peak, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 710 foot drop, 8 lifts, 21 runs
Twin Farms, Vermont , 32 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 6 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 33 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Okemo, Vermont , 38 miles away, 2210 foot drop, 19 lifts, 119 runs
 Marinas Near Croyden Brook:
Sargents Marina, Sunapee , 7 miles away
 Beaches Near Croyden Brook:
Dewey Beach, Sullivan , 7 miles away
State Park Beach, Merrimack , 9 miles away
Wadleigh State Beach, Merrimack , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Croyden Brook:
Dexter's Inn, Mount Sunapee , 6 miles away
Sunapee Lake Lodge, Mount Sunapee , 8 miles away
Shaker Farm Bed And Breakfast, Enfield , 11 miles away
Rodeway Inn Claremont, Claremont , 12 miles away
Days Inn Lebanon/Hanover, Lebanon , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Croyden Brook:
Loon Lake Campground, Newport, 3 miles away
Crows Nest Campground, Sullivan County, 4 miles away
Crow's Nest The, Newport, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Croyden Brook:
Monadnock Sunapee Trail, Sullivan , 12 miles away
Dartmouth Outing Club Trail, Grafton , 17 miles away
Futures Trail, Windsor , 17 miles away
Slot Trail, Windsor , 19 miles away
Hang Glider Trail, Windsor , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Croyden Brook:
Mount Sunapee State Park, New Hampshire , 9 miles away
Pillsbury State Park, New Hampshire , 10 miles away
Wilgus State Park, Vermont , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Croyden Brook:
Newport Golf Club, Newport , 4 miles away
Twin Lake Villa, New London , 12 miles away
Carter Country Club, Lebanon , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Croyden Brook
Eastman Pond, Sullivan , 6 miles away
Sunapee Lake, Merrimack , 9 miles away
Mascoma Lake, Grafton , 11 miles away

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