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Vermont whitewater, Joe's Brook River

Calendonia county, West Danville to covered bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV     10 miles
  The West Danville to covered bridge stretch of Joe's Brook River in Calendonia County is 10 miles long and has been rated as a class II-IV section by American Whitewater. If you're coming from Barre it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. There's camping available near Joe's Brook River. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter,
     there are lots of good places for that around here. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The wonderful Calendonia
County scenery and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. The average Vermont whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state  
are very easy. The beauty of the Green Mountains is a great plus for this river. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag.

Briefly about the general area:
Lyndon Outing Club has fine slopes and a friendly staff; Joe's Brook River is not far at all from Danville. If you fancy the outdoors you'll fancy it here in the Green Mountains. Boulder Beach is near Joe's Brook River and is a delightful beach to check out, and there are wonderful places to look at along the Coldwater Brook Trail. Coming to this river is always a good idea.

Joe's Brook River, West Danville to covered bridge 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 Joe's Brook River.
 Whitewater Near Joe's Brook River:
Joe's Brook River, Calendonia County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (West Danville to covered bridge)
Wells River, Caledonia/Orange County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.5 miles long (Groton to Wells River Village)
Winooski River, Washington County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 24 miles long (Marshfield to Montpelier)
Barton River, Orleans County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.5 miles long (Route 16 north of Glover to Lake Memphremagog)
Wells River, Orange County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Old Bridge to Lower Dam)
Waits River, Orange County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.5 miles long (Waits River Village to Route 25B)
Wild Ammonoosuc River, Grafton County, 19 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Route 302)
Lamoille River - Wild Branch, Orleans / Lamoille County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Craftsbury to Wolcott)
Ompompanoosuc River, Orange County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (West Fairlee to Thetford Covered Bridge)
Ompompanoosuc River - West Branch, Orange County, 26 miles away
      Class II - 5 miles long (Strafford to Rices Mill)
 Ski Areas Near Joe's Brook River:
Lyndon Outing Club, Vermont , 14 miles away, 433 foot drop, 3 lifts, 9 runs
Burke Mountain, Vermont , 20 miles away, 2011 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire , 33 miles away, 2180 foot drop, 9 lifts, 72 runs
Owls Head, Quebec , 35 miles away, 1772 foot drop, 8 lifts, 27 runs
Jay Peak, Vermont , 36 miles away, 2153 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
Whaleback, New Hampshire , 39 miles away, 700 foot drop, 7 lifts, 28 runs
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire , 40 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 10 lifts, 45 runs
Tenney Mountain, New Hampshire , 42 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 48 runs
Smugglers Notch, Vermont , 44 miles away, 2610 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Stowe, Vermont , 44 miles away, 2360 foot drop, 13 lifts, 116 runs
 Beaches Near Joe's Brook River:
Boulder Beach, Caledonia , 9 miles away
 Hotels Near Joe's Brook River:
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain, Saint Johnsbury , 9 miles away
Hampton Inn Littleton, Littleton , 25 miles away
Quality Inn Barre, Barre , 26 miles away
Hollow Inn And Motel, Barre , 26 miles away
Eastgate Inn, Littleton , 27 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Joe's Brook River:
Sugar Ridge RV Village & Camp, Danville, 3 miles away
Injun Joe Court, West Danville, 5 miles away
Harvey's Lake Cabins And Campground, Barnet, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Joe's Brook River:
Peacham Bog Trail, Caledonia , 7 miles away
Coldwater Brook Trail, Caledonia , 9 miles away
Big Deer Mountain Trail, Caledonia , 9 miles away
Groton State Forest Nature Trail, Caledonia , 9 miles away
Hosmer Brook Trail, Caledonia , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Joe's Brook River:
Ricker Pond State Park, Vermont , 10 miles away
Boulder Beach State Park, Vermont , 10 miles away
New Discovery State Park, Vermont , 13 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Joe's Brook River:
Kirby Country Club, Saint Johnsbury , 7 miles away
St Johnsbury Country Club, Saint Johnsbury , 11 miles away
Woodbury Golf Course, Woodbury , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Joe's Brook River
Harvey Lake, Caledonia , 4 miles away
Ticklenaked Pond, Caledonia , 11 miles away
Lake Parker, Orleans , 17 miles away

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