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Kayaking on Pemigewasset River - from New Hampton NH to Sanborton NH


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  Put in at Coolidge Woods Road
  in New Hampton NH.
Take out at Shaw Cove on Knox
  Mountain Road in Sanborton NH.
Estimated distance
  = 8.2 miles
Class III rapids
  above put in
  Ayers Island
  Dam
Franklin Falls Dam 2 miles
  downstream (offmap)
"Pemigewasset" is Abenaki for "narrow
  and shallow swift current".
 

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On Coolidge Woods Road in New Hampton NH.
This road sign marks the put in to the Pemigewasset River past the rapids below Ayers Island Dam.
Pictures taken September 2017.


The stairs steps to the water.


I scouted this rock and I will put in that gap with a small rock.


Standing on the put in rock and looking upriver, Class III? rapids.


Looking downstream, the waters seem to be calm.



The steps are very steep.


Now at the entrance to the Shaw Cove take out at Knox Mountain Road in Sanborton NH.


Knox Mountain Road, which is unpaved, is gated.


At the takeout access area on Know Mountain Road in Sanborton NH.


The take out is on a cove off the river.