Magnitude:

18

 Abs Mag:

20

 Beisel Rating:

7.9 (Class 8)

 Height:

42 feet

 Tallest Drop:

42 feet

 # of Drops:

1

 Type:

Rapids

 Stream:

Connecticut River

 Latitude:

43.1361

 Longitude:

72.4405

 Maps:

USGS Bellows Falls 7 1/2"

 

Aerial Photography

 Delormes:

27 I10

 

 

An old postcard image from the archive, click to enlarge


An old postcard image from the archive, click to enlarge


An old postcard image from the archive, click to enlarge

 

 

Bellows Falls , Windsor County, VT , USA

 

No Known Alternate Names

 

 

An old postcard image from the archive

 

Details:

The Connecticut River drops through a gorge ins a series of cascades and rapids and loses a little over 40' of elevation.

 

Geology and Bedrock Structure:

The falls cut a segmented path through the Bethlehem Gneiss, a mid-Devonian formation.

 

History:

 

Photography Notes:

 

Directions:

Take Route 5 into Bellows Falls. The falls are in the center of town.