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New Haven River (Ledges)

Stretch: Above Route 116
Difficulty: Class IV+ to V
Distance: 1.1 miles
Flows: ~400 to ~1,500 cfs. 730 was a great medium flow for class IV/V-. Visit the American Whitewater flow page
Gradient: 197 fpm
Put-in: Turnout on Lincon St
Take-out: Bridge at Rt 116
Shuttle: 1.2 miles (2 minutes one way)
Season: Spring from rain. Occasionally off of thunderstorms.
Written: © 2015
Featured in A Wet State #99 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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For more details on the run, see the AW write-up...

Take-out: Just east a mile of Bristol, VT on VT-116/VT-17 the road crossed the river twice. Take-out is the white church just before the second of the two crossings.

Put-in: Cross the river the second time and turn immediately right on Lincoln Rd, stay right at the fork and follow this for 1.1 miles to the parking area just as the river comes back close to the river.

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