PDF version that fits in one page:
US Army Corps of Engineers: Contoocook River Interpretive Guide
US Army Corps of Engineers: Along the Contoocook River Brouchure
US Army Corps of Engineers: Along the Contoocook River Brouchure (cached copy)
NH Wildlife Journal: A Peaceful Paddle
NH Wildlife Journal: A Peaceful Paddle (cached copy)
Wikipedia: Contoocook River
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At the southeast side of Rumsdell Road bridge in Henniker NH.
Pictures taken August 2019.
Launch area has some space for parking.
Looking downstream from the Rumsdell Bridge.
The 200-feet or so of river from the bridge is a rock garden.
The launch is at right at the end of the parking area.
Stair steps from the parking area to the water.
Looking downstream from launch, looks like there is a path on the right.
On Route 127 in Hopkinton NH, a dird road with a closed gate.
A short walk from the closed gate, is the Contoocook River looking right downstream.
Take out point will be marked by these old bridge abutments.
Looking to the left upriver is the Route 9 / Route 202 bridge.