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Maine whitewater, Crooked River

Oxford Cumberland county, East Waterford to Scribners Mill section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     17 miles
  If you're coming from Lewiston-Auburn it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The East Waterford to Scribners Mill stretch of Crooked River is 17 miles long and has been rated as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. The nature scenery of Maine and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time
    outdoors will have you coming back for more. There's camping available near Crooked River. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come
because it is a very popular destination. The average Maine whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so why not pack your camping stuff too. The East Waterford to Scribners Mill section is one of many paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
People from Harrison love to come to Crooked River, and don't leave without stopping by Sebago Lake State Park. What would winter be without some skiing at Mount Abram. At Crooked River through the warmest time of the year highs are in the 70's. Throughout the moonlight hours it's typically in the 50's. During the winter highs are typically in the 20's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Crooked River. Crooked River gets a great deal of water. All through the month of November you get the most rain around here, and September on the other hand is the driest.

Crooked River, East Waterford to Scribners Mill 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 Crooked River.
 Whitewater Near Crooked River:
Crooked River, Oxford Cumberland County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 17 miles long (East Waterford to Scribners Mill)
Crooked River, Oxford Cumberland County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 15 miles long (Scribners Mill to US 302)
Little Androscoggin River, Oxford County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (West Paris to South Paris)
Crooked River, Oxford County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (North Waterford to East Waterford)
Little Androscoggin River, Oxford County, 11 miles away
      Class IV - 4 miles long (Bryant Pond to Tubbs School)
Crooked River, Oxford County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Albany to North Waterford)
Nezinscot River - West Branch, Oxford County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 17 miles long (Headwaters to Buckfield)
Saco River, Cumberland County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II+(V+) - 0.3 miles long (Steep Falls)
Saco River, York County, 20 miles away
      Class II+(IV) - 0.5 miles long (Limington Rips)
Nezinscot River, Androscoggin County, 21 miles away
      Class -blank- - 13.5 miles long (Headwaters to Androscoggin River)
 Ski Areas Near Crooked River:
Mount Abram, Maine , 13 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 13 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 21 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 22 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 24 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Cranmore Mountain, New Hampshire , 33 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 10 lifts, 39 runs
King Pine, New Hampshire , 34 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
Black Mountain, New Hampshire , 37 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 40 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 41 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Crooked River:
Norway Lake Marina, Norway , 5 miles away
Moose Landing Marina, Naples , 8 miles away
Long Lake Marina, Naples , 9 miles away
Long Beach Marina, Sebago , 12 miles away
Mooselanding Marina, Casco , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Crooked River:
Highland Lake Resort, Bridgton , 8 miles away
Pleasant Mountain Inn, Bridgton , 8 miles away
King's Hill Inn, South Paris , 9 miles away
Blackberry River Inn, Norfolk , 11 miles away
The Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Crooked River:
Vacationland Campground, Harrison, 3 miles away
Bear Mountain Village, Waterford, 5 miles away
Keoka Beach Camping Area, S waterford, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Crooked River:
Albany Brook Trail, Oxford , 15 miles away
Albany Mountain Trail, Oxford , 16 miles away
Albany Notch Trail, Oxford , 17 miles away
Miles Notch Trail, Oxford , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Crooked River:
Sebago Lake State Park, Maine , 12 miles away
Range Ponds State Park, Maine , 20 miles away
Grafton Notch State Park, Maine , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Crooked River:
Norway Country Club, Norway , 7 miles away
Bridgton Highlands Country Club, Bridgton , 8 miles away
Paris Hill Country Club, South Paris , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Crooked River
Long Lake, Cumberland , 6 miles away
Pennesseewassee Lake, Oxford , 7 miles away
Pleasant Lake, Cumberland , 9 miles away

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