Boston Kayaker

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

Rating: Three Stars - Nice pleasant flowing river right in the middle of the White Mountains. River is flowing and paddling easy. Never far from highways though. Paddle time is 3 hours and 44 minutes.

  Put in at picnic area on Green
  Street in Plymouth NH.
Take out at Mooney Clark Landing
  on Route 104 in New Hampton NH.
Estimated distance
  = 12 miles
  Smith Millenium
  Covered Bridge
"Pemigewasset" is Abenaki for
  "narrow and shallow swift current".
Polar Caves Ayers Island

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Other resources:
Pemi-River Baker Adventures kayak rentals
Merrimack River Watershed Council Pemigewasset River Trip Report 1 Pemigewasset River Trip Report 2
Polar Caves
Yogi Bear Jellystone Campground
Wikipedia: Pemigewasset River

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On Green Street in Plymouth NH.
Trip date is June 2016.

The generous town of Plymouth NH has reserved 2 car spots for kayakers.

Plymouth Amphitheatre by the river.

At the put in to Pemigewasset River on Green Street in Plymouth NH.

The Boston Kayaker launching on Pemigewasset River.

A shallow spot.

Route 3 bridge over the Pemigewasset River in Ashland and Plymouth NH.

Paddling on the left bank under the tree shades.

Approaching an island on Pemigewasset River.

I will later call this island "picnic island".

I wasn't planning to land until I saw this nice sandy spot on the island!

Taking a break at "picnic island" on the Pemigewasset River.

Back on the waters of Pemigewasset.

Happy campers.

Not sure what this place is with nice access to the Pemigewasset.

River bending to the right.

A paddler in a blue kayak.

After a sharp bend to the left, now I can see Route 104 bridge takeout.


Paddle time is 3 hours and 44 minutes.

My pick-up waiting for us.

The solo paddler we saw earlier.

The marker at the takeout at the Route 104 bridge: Mooney Clark Landing

Later in the day, we strolled in the town center of Plymouth NH.

Plymouth NH townhall.