McIndoe Falls

McIndoe Falls is managed as part of the Fifteen Mile Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC License No. P-2077).  McIndoe Falls Dam is located on the Connecticut River in Monroe, New Hampshire, and Barnet, Vermont. 

  • 543-acre, 5-mile long reservoir at elevation 451.0 feet above sea level
  • 3.5 feet of useable storage primarily managed to smooth out of the stream flow from the plants upstream
  • 11 megawatts of generation capacity with four General Electric generators and Kaplan waterwheels
  • Undeveloped portions shoreline owned by Great River Hydro and protected by conservation easement
  • FERC License No. P-2077, issued April 8, 2002, expires March 31, 2042 (40 years)
  • Certified as Low Impact Hydropower by Low Impact Hydropower Institute

Available Recreation Activities

One picnic area along the river is located just downstream of the station. For more detailed recreation information and maps, please click here.

Great River Hydro’s recreation facilities are open to the public on a day-use basis only, from one half-hour before sunrise to one half-hour after sunset.  Please click here for a complete list of rules.

Water Levels

River flows can vary throughout the day below Great River Hydro’s dams. Check Waterline for current levels and flow forecasts.

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McIndoe Station