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New Hampshire whitewater, Souhegan River

Hillsborough county, Indian Ledges section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
  This section of Souhegan River is -blank- miles long and it is classified as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New Hampshire is often more difficult than elsewhere, so don't forget that rivers here are less forgiving. The nature scenery of Hillsborough County and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. The campgrounds here at Souhegan River are pretty good. The Indian Ledges stretch
    is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or
kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
During your spree to Souhegan River you'll meet some people from Merrimack for sure. On a delightful day at Souhegan River you can take a hike along the Old Country Road, and a journey to Wildcat Falls
 
will fill your soul with perfect feelings. This river is always fun. McIntyre is a very popular ski area in the neighborhood; Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest is worth taking a look at. Souhegan River is a pretty wet place generally with a lot of rain. November is the month that gets the most rain, and September is when it's the driest. For the duration of the days of summer here at Souhegan River, high temperatures typically reach the 80's. Summer overnight lows plunge down to the 50's. Through the winter this place gets highs in the 20's with temperatures at Souhegan River dipping down into the 10's all through winter nights.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Souhegan River.
 Whitewater Near Souhegan River:
Merrimack River, Hillsborough County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 5.3 miles long (Amoskeag Falls to Goffs Falls)
Piscataquog River, Hillsborough County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 2.4 miles long (Goffstown)
Piscataquog River - South Branch, Hillsborough County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (New Boston to Goffstown)
Souhegan River, Hillsborough County, 16 miles away
      Class III - 1.25 miles long (NH Route 101 Bridge to Wilton)
Souhegan River, Hillsborough County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.75 miles long (Greenville to New Hampshire Route 101)
Concord River, Middlesex County, 19 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 1.5 miles long (Close to Lowell)
Stony Brook, Hillsborough County, 22 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.25 miles long (Route 31 to Wilton)
Little Suncook, Merrimack County, 24 miles away
      Class IV - 3.1 miles long (Northwood to Gossville)
Assabet River, Middlesex/Worcester County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 15 miles long (Route 117 to Route 62)
Blackwater River, Merrimack County, 26 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (Route 127 to Snyder's Mill)
 Ski Areas Near Souhegan River:
McIntyre, New Hampshire , 9 miles away, 300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 11 runs
Pats Peak, New Hampshire , 25 miles away, 710 foot drop, 8 lifts, 21 runs
Crotched Mountain, New Hampshire , 26 miles away, 875 foot drop, 5 lifts, 23 runs
Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts , 31 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Bradford, Massachusetts , 32 miles away, 300 foot drop, 8 lifts, 13 runs
Gunstock, New Hampshire , 36 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 45 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 39 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Abenaki, New Hampshire , 43 miles away, 100 foot drop, 2 lifts, 6 runs
Blue Hills, Massachusetts , 43 miles away, 309 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire , 46 miles away, 1510 foot drop, 10 lifts, 62 runs
 Beaches Near Souhegan River:
Harvard Town Beach, Worcester , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Souhegan River:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites MERRIMACK, Merrimack , 2 miles away
Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Merrimack/Nashua Area, Merrimack , 2 miles away
Quality Inn Merrimack, Merrimack , 2 miles away
Hill - Brook Motel, Bedford , 4 miles away
Crowne Plaza NASHUA, Nashua , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Souhegan River:
New Boston Rec Area, Amherst, 9 miles away
Tynsborough Campground, Middlesex County, 12 miles away
Tyngsboro Campground, Tyngsboro, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Souhegan River:
Old Country Road, Hillsborough , 11 miles away
Mitchell Hill Road, Hillsborough , 15 miles away
Broken Boulder Smith Pond Trail, Merrimack , 17 miles away
Catamount Trail, Merrimack , 17 miles away
Onemile Trail, Merrimack , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Souhegan River:
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Boston - MA , 41 miles away
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Woonsocket - RI , 44 miles away
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest, Massachusetts , 15 miles away
Great Brook Farm State Park, Massachusetts , 19 miles away
Bear Brook State Park, New Hampshire , 20 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Souhegan River:
Passaconaway Country Club, Litchfield , 3 miles away
Soughegan Woods Golf Club, Amherst , 4 miles away
Hidden Creek Country Club, Litchfield , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Souhegan River
Baboosic Lake, Hillsborough , 4 miles away
Pennichuck Pond, Hillsborough , 5 miles away
Honey Pot Pond, Hillsborough , 5 miles away

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