Address (the put in for rivers): 1 Depot St, Monroe, MA, 01350, United States
Minimum Water Flow Level * 600 cfs Max.
Maximum Water Flow Level *2000 cfs (for class 4).
Description * This is a frequently run stretch of the Deerfield described in Lessels’ Classic Northeastern Whitewater Guide and https://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/view/river-detail/681/main .
Evacuation Plan *A 4-wheel drive road on an old rail-bed parallels river left and evacuation to main road/picnic area is possible from all rapids. Several points on river right also have good evacuation routes, most notably at 2 of the most difficult rapids, Dunbar’s and the Tooth.
North Adams Hospital has a 24-hour emergency room approximately 15 miles away.
No cell phone service in the area so a float plan with takeout time should be posted.
Monroe Bridge, the small town at the launch, is a paddling community so nearly every home would be open phone use. Dial 911.
Fire department in Rowe, Mass, about 4 miles away. 4 Sibley Road, Rowe, MA 01367. 413-339-4001 (Fire Station) or 413-339-5520 ext. 112.
- Deerfield Demofest - Friday, June 24, 2022 - Sunday, June 26, 2022 - All Day