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Kennebec county, Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     11 miles
  The Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond section of Cobbosseecontee Stream is 11 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II section of whitewater. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Augusta-Waterville, as you can see on the road map further down. The beautiful scenery of Kennebec County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might
    find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back
for more. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond stretch is one of them. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. You can enjoy  
this stretch more if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your camping stuff.

Briefly about the general area:
Peacock Beach State Park is a good place to stop at; you'll meet a lot of people from Manchester here. Cobbosseecontee Stream is a wet site that gets a good deal of rainfall. November is the month that gets the most rain, and February is when it's the driest. For the period of the days of summer here at Cobbosseecontee Stream, high temperatures frequently get into the 70's, and the overnight is fairly cooler of course, usually in the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's, and night lows in the 0's for Cobbosseecontee Stream.

Cobbosseecontee Stream, Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Cobbosseecontee Stream.
 Whitewater Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Cobbosseecontee Stream, Kennebec County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 11 miles long (Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond)
Cobbosseecontee Stream, Kennebec County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.5 miles long (Gardiner to Kennebec River)
Cathance River, Sagadahoc County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.5 miles long (US 201 to Cathance Road)
Sheepscot River, Lincoln County, 20 miles away
      Class -blank- - 1 miles long (Reversing Falls)
Sheepscot River, Lincoln County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 2 miles long (Coopers Mills to West Branch)
Sheepscot River - West Branch, Waldo Lincoln County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 11.3 miles long (Weeks Mills to Sheepscot River)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Farmington Falls to New Sharon)
Chandler Brook, Cumberland County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Runaround Pond to Royal River)
Damariscotta River, Lincoln County, 25 miles away
      Class II - 1.4 miles long (Reversing Falls)
Pemaquid River, Lincoln County, 29 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Bristol to Pemaquid)
 Ski Areas Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Lost Valley, Maine , 29 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 29 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 32 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 51 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Camden, Maine , 51 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 54 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 58 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 58 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 66 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 68 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
 Marinas Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Great Island Boat Yard, Harpswell , 20 miles away
Boothbay Harbor Marina - Pier, Edgecomb , 20 miles away
 Beaches Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Thomas Point Beach, Cumberland , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Maple Hill Farm Inn, Hallowell , 4 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Evergreen Hotel, Augusta , 6 miles away
Super 8 Augusta, Augusta , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn Augusta ME, Augusta , 6 miles away
Senator Inn & Spa, Augusta , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
The Birches Campground, Litchfield, 6 miles away
Foggy Bottom Marine, Farmingdale, 7 miles away
Augusta West Lakeside Resort, Winthrop, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Oxford , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Peacock Beach State Park, Maine , 3 miles away
Reid State Park, Maine , 24 miles away
Popham Beach State Park, Maine , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Cobbossee Colony Golf Course, Monmouth , 6 miles away
Kennebec Heights Country Club, Farmingdale , 6 miles away
Meadows Golf Course, Litchfield , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Cobbosseecontee Stream
Cobbosseecontee Lake, Kennebec , 3 miles away
Torsey Lake, Kennebec , 11 miles away
Messalonskee Lake, Kennebec , 14 miles away

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