Madawaska River - The Palmer Rapid section is just up stream from Paddler Co-op and consists of two sets of rapids with a nice pool in between. It is a nice spot to run laps of both sets, with an easy portage from the put in to the take out or to park and play at your favourite feature.
Great for beginner and intermediate paddlers.
Palmer Rapids is one of the best and most reliable sets of whitewater to learn on throughout the year. There is a dam above Palmer Rapids which has an online gauge providing daily updates on the river level. Below the dam are 3 different channels of whitewater which flows into a calm pool before flowing into the lower set, which is about 200m of continuous rapids. There is a portage at Pine Point (river left side) which provides access to the entire stretch of river. Paid river access on the Jessups' property is available on the river right side via River Bend Road.
-written by Jack Jardeleza about this run