On Contoocook River you run into the nearby Jaffrey to Peterborough sector. This is a type II, 5-mile-long section of whitewater. This section of Contoocook River is a place where novices should come raft paddling. You have to check conditions in advance of a trip; raft paddling may get dangerous. Wachusett Mountain is a very popular ski area close by, and while you're here at Lake Monomonac and you want to
take a horse ride, you could check out Wish-Me-Luck Stables. Having a nice time at Lake Monomonac is simple. You can catch a glimpse of Lord Hill from Lake Monomonac; Horse Power is a wonderful locality to ride horses near Lake Monomonac.