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New Hampshire whitewater, Ammonoosuc River

Coos county, Upper section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS V     4 miles
  The Upper section of Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire is 4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class V section of whitewater. The natural beauty of New Hampshire and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Upper stretch is just one of many. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this
    general area you'll find lots of paddling places. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. And
of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New Hampshire is often more difficult than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. The beauty of the White Mountains is a great plus for this river. The starting point is not too far from Berlin. There are many good hotels to choose from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

about the general area:
Places like Crawford Notch State Park are tremendous to pop by, and Upper Falls is an inspiring location to visit while here. You'll in fact wish for more hours in a day to enjoy all the cool stuff in the White Mountains. Take a hike on the Mount Rosebrook Trail, and there are plenty of people from Jefferson here at Ammonoosuc River. This is a great river. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Zealand Valley Trail; everyone nearby loves skiing at Bretton Woods. Mt. Washington State Park is a great location. Summertime highs at Ammonoosuc River usually tend to be in the 70's, and throughout the night it cools down to the 50's.


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These outdoors activities are available near Ammonoosuc River.
 Whitewater Near Ammonoosuc River:
Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 0 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Bretton Woods to Twin Mountain)
Pemigewasset River - North Fork, Grafton County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.4 miles long (Lincoln)
Dry River, Coos County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (Dry River Trail to Dry River Campground)
Saco River, Carroll County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.2 miles long (Crawford Notch to Bartlett)
Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Twin Mountain to Pierce bridge)
Ammonoosuc River, Coos County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.3 miles long (Pierce bridge to New Hampshire 116)
Sawyer River, Carroll County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 3.5 miles long (Livermore)
Israel River, Coos County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 4.7 miles long (Riverton to Lancaster)
Swift River, Carroll/ Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Bear Notch Road to Rocky Gorge)
Peabody River - West Branch, Coos County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 5.5 miles long (Chandler Brook to Peabody River)
 Ski Areas Near Ammonoosuc River:
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 1 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire , 14 miles away, 2112 foot drop, 4 lifts, 47 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 16 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 17 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Attitash Bear Peak, New Hampshire , 17 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 18 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Black Mountain, New Hampshire , 20 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
Cranmore Mountain, New Hampshire , 25 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 10 lifts, 39 runs
Balsams Wilderness, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
King Pine, New Hampshire , 31 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
 Hotels Near Ammonoosuc River:
Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods , 0 miles away
Omni Bretton Arms Mount Washington, Bretton Woods , 0 miles away
The Lodge At Bretton Woods, Bretton Woods , 1 miles away
Townhomes At Bretton Woods, Bretton Woods , 1 miles away
Villager Motel, Bartlett , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Ammonoosuc River:
Cherry Mountain Dispersed, Bretton Woods, 2 miles away
Zealand, Twin Mountain, 4 miles away
Ethan Pond Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Bretton Woods, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Ammonoosuc River:
Zealand Valley Trail, Grafton , 2 miles away
Mount Rosebrook Trail, Grafton , 2 miles away
Avalon Trail, Grafton , 2 miles away
Deception Trail, Coos , 2 miles away
Mount Avalon Trail, Grafton , 2 miles away
 Public Lands Near Ammonoosuc River:
Crawford Notch State Park, New Hampshire , 5 miles away
Mt. Washington State Park, New Hampshire , 10 miles away
White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Ammonoosuc River:
Waumbek Golf Club, Jefferson , 10 miles away
Androscoggin Valley Country Club Garage, Gorham , 16 miles away
Waterville Valley Golf Course, Waterville Valley , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Ammonoosuc River
Carrigain Pond, Grafton , 9 miles away
Martin Meadow Pond, Coos , 15 miles away
Forest Lake, Coos , 16 miles away

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