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Maine whitewater, Enchanted Stream

Somerset county, to Dead River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS V     9 miles
  The average Maine whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. This stretch of Enchanted Stream in Somerset County is 9 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class V section of whitewater. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you
    come because it is a very popular destination. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find
lots of paddling places. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the to Dead River section is one of them. The natural beauty of Maine and the cool fresh water have people coming here. The starting location is a short drive from Augusta-Waterville, as you can see on the road map further down. If you're  
a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Good hiking is available along the Arnolds Trail, and there are plenty of people from Rockwood here at Enchanted Stream. Hiking is a popular thing to do around Enchanted Stream; Sally Mountain Trail is a pleasant local trail. Summer brings highs in the 70's to Enchanted Stream. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures fall down into the 50's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Enchanted Stream are in the-10's. An average amount of rain falls at Enchanted Stream.

Enchanted Stream, to Dead River road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Enchanted Stream.
 Whitewater Near Enchanted Stream:
Enchanted Stream, Somerset County, 3 miles away
      Class V - 9 miles long (to Dead River)
Dead River, Somerset County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 13.3 miles long (Spencer Falls to West Forks)
Cold Stream, Somerset County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 11.5 miles long (Tomhegan Stream to Kennebec River)
Pierce Pond Stream, Somerset County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (Pierce Pond to Kennebec River)
Little Spencer Stream, Somerset County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream)
Whitewater Outfitter - Crab Apple Whitewater., Somerset County, 11 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Outdoors Northern, Somerset County, 11 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Northern Outdoors, -blank- County, 11 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Moxie Outdoor Adventures, -blank- County, 12 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - New England Outdoor Center, Somerset County, 12 miles away
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 Ski Areas Near Enchanted Stream:
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 19 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 34 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 35 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 46 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 51 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 58 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 61 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 62 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 66 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 79 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
 Hotels Near Enchanted Stream:
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 23 miles away
Colonial Valley Motel, Farmington , 36 miles away
Mount Blue Motel, Farmington , 36 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton , 36 miles away
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 41 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Enchanted Stream:
Big Eddy - Dead River Private Reserve Land, Kingfield, 8 miles away
Bigelow Preserve Private Reserve Land - Flagstaff Lake #2, Kingfield, 8 miles away
Pierce Pond Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Rockwood, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Enchanted Stream:
Arnolds Trail, Somerset , 10 miles away
Sally Mountain Trail, Somerset , 13 miles away
Fire Warden Trail, Somerset , 16 miles away
Alder Brook Trail, Somerset , 18 miles away
Bald Mountain Trail, Somerset , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Enchanted Stream:
Mt. Blue State Park, Maine , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Enchanted Stream:
Sugarloaf Golf Club, Carrabassett Valley , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Enchanted Stream
Grace Pond, Somerset , 6 miles away
Otter Pond, Somerset , 8 miles away
Flagstaff Lake, Somerset , 8 miles away

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