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Vermont whitewater, Moose River

Caledonia Essex county, Victory Bog to Passumpsic River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-IV     18 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Berlin, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Vermont are often more forgiving than in other states, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The Victory Bog to Passumpsic River stretch of Moose River is 18 miles long and is a class I-IV section of whitewater according
    to American Whitewater. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The scenic beauty of Vermont and the cool fresh water have people coming here. When you're paddling
down a Green Mountains river like this one you always get great scenery along the way too. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are lots of good places for that around here. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors  
will have you coming back for more. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so pack your camping stuff. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike along the South Shore Hiking Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this vicinity. Don't leave Moose River without stopping by Brighton State Park; you can have a splendid hiking adventure along the Bear Den Trail. This river is so wonderful. If you're going to Moose River from East Burke, you won't be the only one, and you'll never forgive yourself if you donít go skiing at Burke Mountain while you're here.

Moose River, Victory Bog to Passumpsic River 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 Moose River.
 Whitewater Near Moose River:
Moose River, Caledonia / Essex County, 9 miles away
      Class I-IV - 18 miles long (Victory Bog to Passumpsic River)
Ammonoosuc River, Coos County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Littleton to Lisbon)
Nulhegan River, Essex County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (East Brighton Bridge to Connecticut River)
Clyde River, Orleans County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 21 miles long (Route 105/114 junction to Clyde Road)
Gale River, Grafton County, 15 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3 miles long (Franconia to Ammonoosuc)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 19 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Route 302)
Joe's Brook River, Calendonia County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (West Danville to covered bridge)
Wells River, Orange County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Old Bridge to Lower Dam)
Barton River, Orleans County, 22 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.5 miles long (Route 16 north of Glover to Lake Memphremagog)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Wildwood to Covered Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Moose River:
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 4 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 5 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 22 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 33 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 38 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Owls Head, Quebec , 39 miles away, 1772 foot drop, 8 lifts, 27 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 39 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Balsams Wilderness, New Hampshire , 44 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
Mont Orford, Quebec , 45 miles away, 1772 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
 Hotels Near Moose River:
Estabrook House, Saint Johnsbury , 9 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain, Saint Johnsbury , 10 miles away
Hampton Inn Littleton, Littleton , 12 miles away
Eastgate Motor Inn, Littleton , 14 miles away
Adair Country Inn And Restaura, Bethlehem , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Moose River:
Breezy Meadows Campground, Concord, 4 miles away
Burke Mountain Campgrounds, East Burke, 4 miles away
Rustic Haven Campground, Essex County, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Moose River:
Bear Den Trail, Caledonia , 3 miles away
South Shore Hiking Trail, Orleans , 14 miles away
Herbert Hawkes Hiking Trail, Caledonia , 14 miles away
Mount Pisgah Trail, Orleans , 14 miles away
Loggers Loop Trail, Essex , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Moose River:
Brighton State Park, Vermont , 15 miles away
Maidstone State Park, Vermont , 19 miles away
Crystal Lake State Park, Vermont , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Moose River:
St Johnsbury Country Club, Saint Johnsbury , 8 miles away
Kirby Country Club, Saint Johnsbury , 11 miles away
Lisbon Village Country Club, Lisbon , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Moose River
Moore Reservoir, Grafton , 9 miles away
Spectacle Pond, Essex , 15 miles away
Lake Willoughby, Orleans , 16 miles away

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