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Maine whitewater, Goose Falls

Hancock county, Goose Falls Fd to same section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     0.2 miles
  This section of Goose Falls in Maine is 0.2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II section. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so better not forget that many runs in this state are very easy. The natural beauty of Hancock County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. The
    put-in location is a reasonable drive from Rockland, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. There
are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Goose Falls Fd to same stretch is one of them. This is a very short section so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of  
good places. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about the general area:
A trip to Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park revitalizes the soul; the wonderful people of Harborside like to hang out close by. If you want to hit the beach, Redman Beach is in the vicinity, and a tour to Tom Cod Cove is always a glorious idea. This river has so much to offer. If you're here at Goose Falls, checking out Dice Head is a must; obviously, everyone loves Fort Point State Park. Goose Falls is a beautiful place to take a look at while you're at Goose Falls.

Goose Falls, Goose Falls Fd to same 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 Goose Falls.
 Whitewater Near Goose Falls:
Goose Falls, Hancock County, 0 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Goose Falls Fd to same)
Goose River, Waldo County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Route 141 to Belfast)
Narramissic River, Hancock County, 15 miles away
      Class II - 16.3 miles long (Denham to Alamoosook Lake)
Ducktrap River, Waldo County, 16 miles away
      Class II-V - 3.5 miles long (Black Brook to Ducktrap Harbor)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.5 miles long (West Winterport to Frankfort)
Blue Hill Falls, Hancock County, 17 miles away
      Class III - 1 miles long (Route 175 - Tidal Reversing Falls)
Penobscot River, Hancock Waldo County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 14 miles long (South Orrington to Sandy Point)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (Monroe Center to West Winterport)
Souadabscook Stream, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3.8 miles long (Manning Mill Bridge to Hampden)
Branch Lake Stream, Hancock County, 24 miles away
      Class III-V - 4 miles long (Branch Lake to Infant Street in Ellsworth)
 Ski Areas Near Goose Falls:
Camden, Maine , 23 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 23 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 60 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 77 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 95 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Goose Falls:
Seal Ledge Marina, Penobscot , 6 miles away
 Beaches Near Goose Falls:
Bakeman Beach, Hancock , 2 miles away
Redman Beach, Hancock , 2 miles away
Spragues Beach, Waldo , 5 miles away
North Point Beach, Hancock , 6 miles away
Driftwood Beach, Hancock , 6 miles away
 Hotels Near Goose Falls:
Baits Motel, Searsport , 8 miles away
Fort Knox Inn Bucksport, Bucksport , 11 miles away
Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village, Belfast , 12 miles away
Colonial Gables Oceanfront, Belfast , 12 miles away
Gull Motel, Belfast , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Goose Falls:
Robin Hood Camp, Brooksville, 7 miles away
Searsport Shores Ocean Front Campground, Searsport, 10 miles away
Warren Island State Park, Islesboro, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Goose Falls:
Blue Hill Trail, Hancock , 16 miles away
Spring Brook Trail, Knox , 17 miles away
Trail Point Trail, Knox , 18 miles away
Seal Point Trail, Knox , 19 miles away
Black Dina Trail, Knox , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Goose Falls:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 41 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 41 miles away
Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park, Maine , 2 miles away
Fort Point State Park, Maine , 6 miles away
Moose Point State Park, Maine , 11 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Goose Falls:
Castine Golf Club, Castine , 2 miles away
Searsport Pines Golf Course, Searsport , 11 miles away
Bucksport Golf Club, Bucksport , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Goose Falls
Thurston Pond, Hancock , 16 miles away
Pitcher Pond, Waldo , 17 miles away

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