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Maine whitewater, Cobbosseecontee Stream

Kennebec county, Gardiner to Kennebec River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     1.5 miles
  The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Maine are often more forgiving than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. The put-in is not too far from Augusta-Waterville, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The Gardiner to Kennebec River section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. If you're a camper you can camp
    at one of the great campgrounds nearby. Lodging is available near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The scenic beauty of Kennebec County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have
people coming here. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. This is a somewhat short section so better bring some good walking shoes. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
You're sure to encounter some smiling people from Gardiner here. A visit to Peacock Beach State Park revitalizes
 
the soul. For the period of the months of summer at Cobbosseecontee Stream highs are mostly in the 70's; during summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. All through the winter the highs are ordinarily in the 20's while Cobbosseecontee Stream nighttime low temperatures during the wintertime are in the 0's. Cobbosseecontee Stream frequently gets a large amount of rain. The wettest month of the year is usually November, that's the one that rains the most; February meanwhile is the driest month.

Cobbosseecontee Stream, Gardiner to Kennebec River road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Cobbosseecontee Stream.
 Whitewater Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Cobbosseecontee Stream, Kennebec County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.5 miles long (Gardiner to Kennebec River)
Cobbosseecontee Stream, Kennebec County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 11 miles long (Cobbosseecontee Lake to Pleasant Pond)
Sheepscot River, Lincoln County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 1 miles long (Reversing Falls)
Cathance River, Sagadahoc County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.5 miles long (US 201 to Cathance Road)
Sheepscot River, Lincoln County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 2 miles long (Coopers Mills to West Branch)
Sheepscot River - West Branch, Waldo Lincoln County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 11.3 miles long (Weeks Mills to Sheepscot River)
Damariscotta River, Lincoln County, 20 miles away
      Class II - 1.4 miles long (Reversing Falls)
Pemaquid River, Lincoln County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Bristol to Pemaquid)
Sheepscot River, Waldo Lincoln County, 26 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Sheepscot Pond to Somerville)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 28 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Farmington Falls to New Sharon)
 Ski Areas Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 30 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 33 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 33 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 46 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 55 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 59 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 62 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 63 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 68 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 70 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
 Marinas Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Boothbay Harbor Marina - Pier, Edgecomb , 16 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 , 5 miles away
Senator Inn & Spa, Augusta , 5 miles away
Hampton Inn Augusta ME, Augusta , 5 miles away
Super 8 Augusta, Augusta , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Foggy Bottom Marine, Farmingdale, 3 miles away
Augusta/Gardiner KOA, Richmond, 6 miles away
Swan Island - IFW, Richmond, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Oxford , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Peacock Beach State Park, Maine , 5 miles away
Reid State Park, Maine , 22 miles away
Popham Beach State Park, Maine , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cobbosseecontee Stream:
Kennebec Heights Country Club, Farmingdale , 2 miles away
Western View Golf Club, Augusta , 10 miles away
Natanis Golf Course, Augusta , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Cobbosseecontee Stream
Cobbosseecontee Lake, Kennebec , 7 miles away
Messalonskee Lake, Kennebec , 13 miles away
Torsey Lake, Kennebec , 15 miles away

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