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New Hampshire whitewater, Ammonoosuc River

Coos county, Littleton to Lisbon section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     8 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New Hampshire you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so better not forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The Littleton to Lisbon section of Ammonoosuc River in Coos County is 8 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section. No shortage of good hotels, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. If you're coming
    from Berlin it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. Getting a good
workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. The campgrounds here at Ammonoosuc River are pretty good. The Littleton to Lisbon section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. This stretch is mid length, it's good length for a morning trip. The beautiful scenery of New Hampshire and the playfulness of the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

Briefly about the
general area:
Going for a hike along the Cobble Hill Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this vicinity. You simply should go to Slate Ledge since you're here at Ammonoosuc River. Hiking along the Jericho Road Trail is good fun; a trip to Franconia Notch State Park revives the spirit. This river is so wonderful. During your tour to Ammonoosuc River you'll meet some people from Littleton for sure. The slopes of Cannon Mountain are so inviting noone can resist. All through the summertime months highs here at Ammonoosuc River get into the 80's; throughout summer nights temperatures are in the 50's.

Ammonoosuc River, Littleton to Lisbon road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Ammonoosuc River.
 Whitewater Near Ammonoosuc River:
Gale River, Grafton County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3 miles long (Franconia to Ammonoosuc)
Ammonoosuc River, Coos County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Littleton to Lisbon)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Wildwood to Covered Bridge)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Route 302)
Cascade Brook, Grafton County, 12 miles away
      Class V - 0.9 miles long (Lincoln)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 2.9 miles long (Profile Lake through Franconia Notch)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.25 miles long (Indian Head to East Branch confluence)
Baker River, Grafton County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 3.8 miles long (Warren)
Pemigewasset River, Grafton County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 4.25 miles long (Woodstock)
Glover Brook, Grafton County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 1.9 miles long (Elbow Pond to Pemigewasset River)
 Ski Areas Near Ammonoosuc River:
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 10 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 16 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 16 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 17 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire , 26 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 100 runs
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire , 26 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 11 lifts, 52 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 26 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire , 39 miles away, 1250 foot drop, 5 lifts, 45 runs
Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire , 41 miles away, 2112 foot drop, 4 lifts, 47 runs
Whaleback, New Hampshire , 41 miles away, 700 foot drop, 7 lifts, 28 runs
 Hotels Near Ammonoosuc River:
Hampton Inn Littleton, Littleton , 3 miles away
Eastgate Inn, Littleton , 5 miles away
The Franconia Inn, Franconia , 6 miles away
Best Western White Mountain Inn, Franconia , 6 miles away
Adair Country Inn And Restaurant, Bethlehem , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Ammonoosuc River:
Littleton-lisbon KOA Kampground, Lisbon, 1 miles away
Littton/Lisbon KOA, Lisbon, 2 miles away
Crazy Horse Campground, Littleton, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Ammonoosuc River:
Jericho Road Trail, Grafton , 6 miles away
Cobble Hill Trail, Grafton , 8 miles away
Mount Kinsman Trail, Grafton , 8 miles away
Beech Hill Trail, Grafton , 9 miles away
Reel Brook Trail, Grafton , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Ammonoosuc River:
Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire , 11 miles away
Maidstone State Park, Vermont , 22 miles away
Brighton State Park, Vermont , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Ammonoosuc River:
Sunset Hill Golf Course, Lisbon , 4 miles away
Lisbon Village Country Club, Lisbon , 4 miles away
Maplewood Resort & Country Club, Bethlehem , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Ammonoosuc River
Moore Reservoir, Grafton , 4 miles away
Forest Lake, Coos , 12 miles away
Lake Tarleton, Grafton , 17 miles away

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