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Vermont whitewater, Adamson River - West Branch

Windham county, Route 100A to Putney section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V+     6 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Keene. The Route 100A to Putney section of Adamson River - West Branch in Windham County is 6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III-V+ section. This is the only paddling section along Adamson River - West Branch. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. Lodging is available near the river,
    and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The beautiful scenery of Windham County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. For all you camping
people there are campgrounds nearby. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Vermont are easier than the national norm, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, suitable for an afternoon trip.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Adamson River - West Branch you can take a hike along the Sunrise
 
Trail; this is a popular location for folks from Putney. If the weather is magnificent here at Adamson River - West Branch, you can go for a hike along the Sunset Trail. You can never get enough of the perfect skiing at Living Memorial Park. Don't leave Adamson River - West Branch without stopping by Fort Dummer State Park. For the period of the summer here at Adamson River - West Branch, high temperatures typically reach the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures descend down into the 50's. Highs through the winter are generally in the 20's, and nighttime lows through the winter for Adamson River - West Branch tend to be in the 0's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Adamson River - West Branch.
 Whitewater Near Adamson River - West Branch:
West River, Windham County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 2.75 miles long (Ball Mountain Dam to Jamaica State Park)
Rock River, Windham County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (South Newfane to West River)
Saxton's River, Windham County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Grafton to Connecticut River)
Green River, Windham / Franklin County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.8 miles long (Green River to West Leyden)
Ashuelot River, Cheshire County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.5 miles long (Ashuelot to Hinsdale)
Green River, Franklin County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.6 miles long (West Leyden to covered bridge)
North River, Franklin County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 7 miles long (Halifax Vermont Gorge to Colrain)
Wardsboro Brook, Windham County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (North Wardsboro to West River)
Cold River, Cheshire County, 17 miles away
      Class II - 2 miles long (Alstead to Drewsville)
Williams River, Windham County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 7.5 miles long (Northchester to Brockway Mills)
 Ski Areas Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Living Memorial Park, Vermont , 6 miles away, 204 foot drop, 1 lifts, 1 runs
Magic Mountain, Vermont , 19 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
Mount Snow, Vermont , 23 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 20 lifts, 80 runs
Haystack, Vermont , 23 miles away, 1160 foot drop, 23 lifts, 145 runs
Stratton, Vermont , 25 miles away, 2003 foot drop, 16 lifts, 90 runs
Okemo, Vermont , 25 miles away, 2210 foot drop, 19 lifts, 119 runs
Ascutney, Vermont , 26 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 6 lifts, 57 runs
Berkshire East, Massachusetts , 28 miles away, 1180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Bromley Mountain, Vermont , 29 miles away, 1334 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Snow Valley, Vermont , 31 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 7 runs
 Marinas Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Marina Restaurant, Brattleboro , 5 miles away
Franklin County Boat Club, Gill , 17 miles away
 Beaches Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Horse Race, Franklin , 18 miles away
Greenfield Beach, Franklin , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Hampton Inn Brattleboro, Brattleboro , 3 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Brattleboro, Brattleboro , 4 miles away
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Brattleboro , 4 miles away
Super 8 Brattleboro, Brattleboro , 4 miles away
Colonial Motel And Spa, Brattleboro , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Koa Campground, Putney, 2 miles away
Brattleboro North KOA, East Dummerston, 2 miles away
Hidden Acres Camping Resort, Brattleboro, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Sunrise Trail, Windham , 7 miles away
Sunset Trail, Windham , 7 miles away
Railroad Bed Trail, Windham , 16 miles away
Overlook Trail, Windham , 16 miles away
Hamilton Falls Trail, Windham , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Fort Dummer State Park, Vermont , 7 miles away
Jamaica State Park, Vermont , 16 miles away
Molly Stark State Park, Vermont , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Adamson River - West Branch:
Brattleboro Country Club, Brattleboro , 4 miles away
Pine Grove Spring Country Club, Spofford , 11 miles away
Hooper Golf Club, Walpole , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Adamson River - West Branch
Indian Pond, Cheshire , 6 miles away
Spofford Lake, Cheshire , 10 miles away
Swanzey Lake, Cheshire , 19 miles away

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