Sherman Dam

Sherman Dam and Station, located on the Deerfield River in Rowe and Monroe, Massachusettsare managed as part of the Deerfield River Hydroelectric Project (FERC License No. P-2323).   

  • 217-acre, 2.0-mile long reservoir at 1,107.66 feet above sea level, which extends into Whitingham, Vermont
  • 8.00 feet of useable storage managed seasonally
  • Entire undeveloped shoreline owned by Great River Hydro and protected by conservation easement
  • 6 megawatts of generation capacity with 1 Westinghouse generator with a Francis waterwheel
  • FERC License No. P-2323, issued April 4, 1997, expires March 31, 2037 (40 years)
  • Certified as Low Impact Hydropower by Low Impact Hydropower Institute

Available Recreation Activities

A recreation area with picnic grounds and a gravel boat ramp is located on Sherman Reservoir's westerly shoreline.

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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Sherman Station