Sheldon River Access

Sheldon, Vermont

Missisquoi River

Paddling Access
Paddling Access
Paddling Access
Paddling Access
Fishing Area
Fishing Area
A great spot to access a stretch of Class I and II rapids along the Missisquoi, or to take out from the (dam released) whitewater run above
Dogs allowed on leash
Dogs allowed on leash
No cell service
No cell service
Portage
Portage
! Special considerations: There is a dam immediately upstream. Always use caution when recreating around dams.
  • Public access: Yes
  • Caretaker: Enel Energy
Sheldon River Access Sheldon, Vermont Missisquoi River

Sheldon River Access

Immediately adjacent to the powerhouse and dam, this site is primarily used as a portage to get around the dam. Visitors a gradual stone path down to the river and a rocky shoreline.

Conservation Details

  • River: Missisquoi River
  • Acreage:
  • River frontage (ft):

Funding Partners

This project made possible thanks to the support and partnership of:

  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife

Directions

From I-89, take exit 19 for St. Albans and Vermont Route 104. Coming off of the exit, turn right (north) onto Vermont 104 for 2.5 miles. Continue straight onto Vermont Route 105. for 6.8 miles. Bear left onto Mill Street and drive 0.4 miles into the center of Sheldon. Turn left onto Shawville Road and drive 0.5 miles. Do not park blocking the powerhouse.

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