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Gilman Boat Launch

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Gilman Boat Launch Gilman, VT
United States
44° 24' 13.8816" N, 71° 44' 58.5816" W
Site Description: 
This launch site, provided by TransCanada Hydro is suitable for all boats. It somewhat difficult to find and can be shallow and muddy at low water.
Land Owner: 
TransCanada Hydro Northeast
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Offical Access Point
From Gilman, VT, head west on East Concord Rd. for 0.5 miles. Turn left on Walker Pit Road. Follow this steep and often rutted road down .5 miles to the boat launch/picnic area.
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Directions are incorrect!

The directions to the Gilman Boat Launch are incorrect. [The 'Cozy Nook' directions indeed lead to a river access point, but to go beyond the second graveyard is unpassable for most vehicles; paddlers could carry a boat about 50 yards down to the river.] The GPS coordinates are for the actual TransCanada Picnic Area and Boat Launch, which is located at the end of Walker Pit Road. To reach this road, head south from Gilman for about a mile and bear left on Walker Pit Road instead of heading for East Concord.

The Site Description is a good description of the Walker Pit Road boat launch.