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New Hampshire whitewater, Pemigewasset River

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

 

CLASS II     4.25 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Laconia, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The average New Hampshire whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so don't forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This stretch of Pemigewasset River is 4.25 miles long and is a class II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Whether you're whitewater
    rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good spots. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions
for lots of people. The beauty of the White Mountains is a great plus for this river. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Woodstock stretch is just one of them. The nature scenery of Grafton County and the water flowing gracefully down Pemigewasset River beats anything. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. No need to look hard for hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might  
end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Parker Ledge is an interesting location to visit while at Pemigewasset River. You can never get enough of the fine skiing at Loon Mountain; if you're into cool geologic characteristics try Russell Crag. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Here at Pemigewasset River there are plenty of people from North Woodstock; Franconia Notch State Park is both glorious and gorgeous. There's tremendous hiking along the Mount Cilley Trail, and the Glover Brook Trail offers hiking at its best. All through the warm months, highs regularly are in the 70's at Pemigewasset River.

Pemigewasset River, Woodstock 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 Pemigewasset River.
 Whitewater Near Pemigewasset River:
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 4.25 miles long (Woodstock)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 1 miles away
      Class I - 11.25 miles long (Woodstock to Campton)
Glover Brook, Grafton County, 4 miles away
      Class V - 1.9 miles long (Elbow Pond to Pemigewasset River)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.25 miles long (Indian Head to East Branch confluence)
Soucook River, Merrimack County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Close to Concord New Hampshire)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 2.9 miles long (Profile Lake through Franconia Notch)
Branch Brook, Grafton County, 6 miles away
      Class II-V - 3.3 miles long (Ellsworth to Branch Brook campground)
Cascade Brook, Grafton County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 0.9 miles long (Lincoln)
Mad River, Grafton County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 1 miles long (Gorge)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Wildwood to Covered Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Pemigewasset River:
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 4 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 9 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 11 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 14 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 20 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 28 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Attitash Bear Peak, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Gunstock, New Hampshire , 32 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 45 runs
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 33 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 33 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
 Marinas Near Pemigewasset River:
Asquam Marina at Holderness Harbor, Holderness , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Pemigewasset River:
Comfort Inn & Suites, Lincoln , 2 miles away
Bluegreen Vacations South Mountain, Ascend Resort Collection, Lincoln , 2 miles away
Rivergreen Resort, Lincoln , 2 miles away
The Lodge At Lincoln Station, Lincoln , 3 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Lincoln , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pemigewasset River:
Woodstock KOA, Woodstock, 1 miles away
Koa Kampground Broken Branch, North Woodstock, 2 miles away
Maple Haven Camping Cottages, North Woodstock, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Pemigewasset River:
Mount Cilley Trail, Grafton , 2 miles away
Glover Brook Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
Knockers Hole Trail, Grafton , 3 miles away
Gordon Pond Trail, Grafton , 4 miles away
Hubbard Brook Trail, Grafton , 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pemigewasset River:
Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire , 9 miles away
Wellington State Beach, New Hampshire , 19 miles away
Cardigan State Park, New Hampshire , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pemigewasset River:
Jack O'Lantern Golf Course, Woodstock , 1 miles away
Brookstone Golf Course, Derry , 3 miles away
Cochecho Country Club, Dover , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Pemigewasset River
Campton Bog Pond, Grafton , 9 miles away
Stinson Lake, Grafton , 10 miles away
Moosilauke Pond, Grafton , 11 miles away

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