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New Hampshire whitewater, Wild Ammonoosuc River

Grafton county, Covered Bridge to Route 302 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     2 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in New Hampshire tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. The Covered Bridge to Route 302 stretch of Wild Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire is 2 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III section. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night,
    but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The scenic beauty of New Hampshire and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle.
You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Covered Bridge to Route 302 section is one of them. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Lebanon,  
please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost.

Briefly about the general area:
During your spree to Wild Ammonoosuc River you'll meet some folks from Woodsville for sure. Take a hike on the Chippewa Trail; hiking along the Black Mountain Trail is glorious fun. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. The annual precipitation here at Wild Ammonoosuc River is about average. August is the wettest month with most rain while February is ordinarily the driest month. All through the warm months at Wild Ammonoosuc River temperatures are ordinarily in the 80's.

Wild Ammonoosuc River, Covered Bridge to Route 302 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 Wild Ammonoosuc River.
 Whitewater Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Route 302)
Wells River, Orange County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Old Bridge to Lower Dam)
Baker River, Grafton County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Route 118 to Wentworth)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Wildwood to Covered Bridge)
Pond Brook River, Grafton County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Baker Pond to Wentworth)
Baker River, Grafton County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 3.8 miles long (Warren)
Gale River, Grafton County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3 miles long (Franconia to Ammonoosuc)
Ammonoosuc River, Coos County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Littleton to Lisbon)
Baker River - South Branch, Grafton County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Dorchester)
Wells River, Caledonia/Orange County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.5 miles long (Groton to Wells River Village)
 Ski Areas Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 18 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 19 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 22 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 23 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 24 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Whaleback, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 700 foot drop, 7 lifts, 28 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 34 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 35 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire , 41 miles away, 1510 foot drop, 10 lifts, 62 runs
 Hotels Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain, Saint Johnsbury , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn Littleton, Littleton , 14 miles away
Estabrook House, Saint Johnsbury , 14 miles away
Eastgate Motor Inn, Littleton , 15 miles away
BEST WESTERN White Mountain Inn, Franconia , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Twin River Campground and Cottages, Bath, 1 miles away
Pleasant Valley Campgrounds, Wells River, 8 miles away
Warners Campground, Caledonia County, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Chippewa Trail, Grafton , 4 miles away
Black Mountain Trail, Grafton , 6 miles away
Cobble Hill Trail, Grafton , 6 miles away
Blueberry Mountain Trail, Grafton , 7 miles away
Tunnel Brook Trail, Grafton , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire , 20 miles away
Ricker Pond State Park, Vermont , 21 miles away
Cardigan State Park, New Hampshire , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wild Ammonoosuc River:
Blackmount Country Club, North Haverhill , 4 miles away
Lisbon Village Country Club, Lisbon , 7 miles away
Sunset Hill Golf Course, Lisbon , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Wild Ammonoosuc River
Lake Tarleton, Grafton , 8 miles away
Ticklenaked Pond, Caledonia , 10 miles away
Moore Reservoir, Grafton , 11 miles away

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