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Vermont whitewater, Walloomsac River

Bennington county, Appalachian Trail Crossing to Park Street in Bennington section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     4 miles
  If you're coming from Bennington it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The Appalachian Trail Crossing to Park Street in Bennington section of Walloomsac River in Vermont is 4 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-III section. The beautiful scenery of Bennington County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream
     have people coming here. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there
are a few others too. There's camping available near Walloomsac River. Lodging is available near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, suitable for an afternoon trip. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. The average Vermont whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to  
be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of people from Bennington come to Walloomsac River, and Woodford State Park is a wonderful spot. Bennington Municipal Forest is a good forest vicinity in the neighborhood of Walloomsac River; spots like Shaftsbury State Park are fine to pop by. This river is so good. Walloomsac River is right by the Bald Mountain Trail, and do take a hike on the West Ridge Trail. At Walloomsac River throughout the long summer days highs are in the 80's, and all through the night it cools down to the 50's.

Walloomsac River, Appalachian Trail Crossing to Park Street in Bennington 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 Walloomsac River.
 Whitewater Near Walloomsac River:
Walloomsac River, Bennington County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Appalachian Trail Crossing to Park Street in Bennington)
Roaring Branch, Windham County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 3.5 miles long (Kelly Stand Road to East Kansas)
Hoosic River, Hampden County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 11.3 miles long (North Adams to North Pownal Vermont)
Green River, Berkshire County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.15 miles long (US Route 7 to Hoosic River)
Deerfield River - West Branch, Bennington County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 3.5 miles long (Heartwellville to Readsboro Village)
Whitewater Outfitter - Battenkill Valley Outdoors, Washington County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Dunbar Brook, Franklin / Berkshire County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 2.7 miles long (South Road to Deerfield River)
Deerfield River, Windham County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 4.5 miles long (Searsburg Dam to Harriman Reservoir)
Deerfield River - East Branch, -blank- County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 6 miles long (Somerset Reservoir to Searsburg Reservoir)
Battenkill River, Bennington County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 11 miles long (Manchester to NY border)
 Ski Areas Near Walloomsac River:
Haystack, Vermont , 19 miles away, 1160 foot drop, 23 lifts, 145 runs
Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts , 19 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 9 lifts, 45 runs
Mount Snow, Vermont , 19 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 20 lifts, 80 runs
Snow Valley, Vermont , 21 miles away, 700 foot drop, 1 lifts, 7 runs
Stratton, Vermont , 21 miles away, 2003 foot drop, 16 lifts, 90 runs
Bromley Mountain, Vermont , 23 miles away, 1334 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Berkshire East, Massachusetts , 24 miles away, 1180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Bousquet, Massachusetts , 25 miles away, 750 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 25 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
Magic Mountain, Vermont , 31 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
 Hotels Near Walloomsac River:
Autumn Inn, Bennington , 1 miles away
Eddington House Inn, North Bennington , 2 miles away
Safford Mills Inn And Cafe, Bennington , 2 miles away
Four Chimneys Inn, Bennington , 2 miles away
Bennington Motor Inn, Bennington , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Walloomsac River:
Holysmoke Camps, Shaftsbury, 4 miles away
Congdon Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Stamford, 4 miles away
Melville Nauheim Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Stamford, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Walloomsac River:
Bald Mountain Trail, Bennington , 1 miles away
West Ridge Trail, Bennington , 4 miles away
Atwood Trail, Bennington , 6 miles away
Old Stage Trail, Bennington , 7 miles away
Healing Springs Nature Trail, Bennington , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Walloomsac River:
Shaftsbury State Park, Vermont , 7 miles away
Woodford State Park, Vermont , 9 miles away
Clarksburg State Park, Massachusetts , 9 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Walloomsac River:
MT Anthony Country Club, Bennington , 1 miles away
Mt Anthony Golf & Tennis Club, Bennington , 3 miles away
Stamford Valley Golf Course, Stamford , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Walloomsac River
Equinox Pond, Bennington , 14 miles away
Searsburg Reservoir, Bennington , 15 miles away
Berkshire Pond, Berkshire , 20 miles away

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