Upper Ammonoosuc Overnight

Meander your way through lush riparian forest as you paddle approximately 10 miles on the Upper Ammonoosuc River. This is the perfect stretch to go on your first paddle trip overnight or to test out gear before heading out on a longer expedition. The river is typically slow moving until you get closer to the town of Stark, NH. Between the take-out in Stark and the white covered bridge is a fun stretch of class II water when the river is up. You can scout most of the stretch from the Route 110 roadside. To accomplish this trip we recommend putting in at Ray’s Corner Country Store in Milan, NH. Cordwell Campsite is only 2 miles from the Ray’s Corner Country Store access so plan accordingly. The next day you will have an 8 mile paddle to the take-out where the NFCT Stewardship Crew recently installed a very user-friendly river access ramp.

Trip Details

  • NFCT Section: Section 7
  • Trip Duration: .5 to 1.5 days
  • Miles: 10
  • Trip Portages: 1
  • Put In: 1
  • Take Out: 2
  • Services:
    • Ray’s Corner Country Store
  • Trail Features
    • Gord's Corner Store-Milan - NH
    • Cordwell - NH
    • Stark - NH
    • Town of Stark - Kiosk