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Friends of the Winooski
Friends of the Winooski: Paddling Guide (16mb pdf), see pages 16 to 17
Friends of the Winooski: Paddling Guide (cached copy)
Description: This section of the Winooski features a variety of landscapes including the Middlesex Gorge, woodlands and rock escapements. The Mad River meets up with the Winooski shortly after the put in at the Middlesex Dam.
Rapids/Obstacles: Shortly after the put in is the Hugo Rapid, which is caused by a rock constricting the channel. In high water, it is a very large wave. About ½ mile after the Mad River enters from the left, paddlers will encounter Junkyard Rapids. When approaching Junkyard Rapids hug the left shore and scout the rapid to determine your course. There is a relatively short portage over the rocks on the left.