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Baker River - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Day Trip Report
Trip Dates: April 3, 2010
Nearest City: Rumney, NH
Difficulty: Moderate
Submitted by: Lisa Flanders

Description:

My family and I planned a trip to kayak down the Baker River in Rumney, New Hampshire. This was our first trip down the Baker River. We had so much fun the river was so beautiful and crystal clear. The River had so many exciting corner's, not to mention lots of great spots to stop and have a picnic or swim if it's a nice day.

What makes this a great day trip or over night trip is we stayed at Mountain Pine's Campground and rented kayak's and got dropped off 8 miles up river and kayaked right to our campsite. It took us 3 hours to kayak to our campsite. It was perfect not to long - just right.

My children really love the Baker River. I would rate this as a must stay at Mountain Pine's Campground and kayak the Baker River.

Accommodations:

Mountain Pine's campground
The owner's are really nice and the campground is small and clean with hot shower's.

Directions:

Take 93 North to exit 26 stay on Tenney Mtn Hwy go past Dunkin Donuts and Wal-mart when you get to the rotary follow the sign for Polar Caves. When you get to Polar Caves keep going on Rte 25 for 4 miles campground is on right hand side on the river. Baker River you will see along the way.

Contact:

Mountain Pine's campground phone number is 603-786-9955 and it's located at 2759 Rte 25 Rumney NH 03266


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