Baboosic Brook

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Baboosic Brook
Baboosic Brook, Twin Bridges Park, Merrimack NH.jpg
Baboosic Brook in Twin Bridges Park
Baboosic Brook is located in New Hampshire
Baboosic Brook
Baboosic Brook is located in the United States
Baboosic Brook
Location
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyHillsborough
TownsAmherst, Bedford, Merrimack
Physical characteristics
SourceBaboosic Lake
 • locationAmherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
 • coordinates42°53′34″N 71°34′51″W / 42.89278°N 71.58083°W / 42.89278; -71.58083
 • elevation232 ft (71 m)
MouthSouhegan River
 • location
Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
 • coordinates
42°51′46″N 71°29′27″W / 42.86278°N 71.49083°W / 42.86278; -71.49083Coordinates: 42°51′46″N 71°29′27″W / 42.86278°N 71.49083°W / 42.86278; -71.49083
 • elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Length12.7 mi (20.4 km)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • leftJoe English Brook, Pulpit Brook, McQuade Brook, Riddle Brook

Baboosic Brook is a 12.7-mile-long (20.4 km)[1] stream located in southern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Souhegan River, which flows to the Merrimack River and ultimately to the Gulf of Maine.

Baboosic Brook begins at the outlet of Baboosic Lake in the town of Amherst, New Hampshire. The brook takes a winding course (east- and southward flow predominating) through the towns of Amherst, Bedford, and Merrimack before ending at the Souhegan River near its outlet to the Merrimack River.

Tributaries include Joe English Brook, Pulpit Brook, McQuade Brook, and Riddle Brook, all entering from the north.

Wildlife[edit]

Baboosic Brook is home to a variety of wildlife, including the North American beaver, brook trout, and the common snapping turtle. The majority of the brook's fish population are pumpkinseed and chain pickerel.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system
  2. ^ "Hook And Bullet: Baboosic Brook".