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Maine whitewater, Kenduskeag Stream

Penobscot county, French Stream to Kenduskeag section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     13.5 miles
  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. This stretch of Kenduskeag Stream in Penobscot County is 13.5 miles long and it is classified as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the French Stream to Kenduskeag stretch is just one
    of them. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. If you hurry you can run this section in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so pack your camp stove. The natural beauty
of Maine and the playfulness of the water beats anything. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general
 
area:
While you're here at Kenduskeag Stream you will meet lots of folks from nearby Corinth. Hit the slopes at New Hermon Mountain in the vicinity. Kenduskeag Stream generally gets a lot of precipitation. The wettest month of the year is commonly November, that's the one that rains the most while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 70's to Kenduskeag Stream. Through the dark hours of summer temperatures dip down into the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 20's with temperatures at Kenduskeag Stream dipping down into the 0's through winter nights.

Kenduskeag Stream, French Stream to Kenduskeag road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Kenduskeag Stream.
 Whitewater Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.5 miles long (French Stream to Kenduskeag)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Kenduskeag to Route 15)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.5 miles long (Garland to French Stream)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 6 miles long (Rt. 15 to Bangor)
Souadabscook Stream, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3.8 miles long (Manning Mill Bridge to Hampden)
Penobscot River, Hancock Waldo County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 14 miles long (South Orrington to Sandy Point)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.5 miles long (West Winterport to Frankfort)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (Monroe Center to West Winterport)
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 27.5 miles long (Dover-Foxcroft to Medford)
Schoodic Stream, Piscataquis County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (Schoodic Lake to Miol-Howland Road)
 Ski Areas Near Kenduskeag Stream:
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 9 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Camden, Maine , 37 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 44 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 44 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 82 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 90 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 97 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
 Marinas Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Hamlin's Marina Hampden, Hampden , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Kenduskeag Stream:
BEST WESTERN White House Inn, Bangor , 13 miles away
Four Points By Sheraton Bangor Airport, Bangor , 15 miles away
Super 8 Bangor, Bangor , 15 miles away
Travelodge Bangor, Bangor , 15 miles away
Holiday Inn BANGOR, Bangor , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Shady Acres RV and Campgrounds, Carmel, 9 miles away
Pumpkin Patch Recreational Vehicle Resort, Hermon, 10 miles away
Stetson Shores Campground, Stetson, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 61 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 61 miles away
Swan Lake State Park, Maine , 19 miles away
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 24 miles away
Moose Point State Park, Maine , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Kenduskeag Golf & Country Club, Kenduskeag , 4 miles away
Whitetail Golf Course, Charleston , 5 miles away
Todd Valley Golf Club & Driving Range, Charleston , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Kenduskeag Stream
Pushaw Lake, Penobscot , 13 miles away
Sebasticook Lake, Penobscot , 17 miles away
Holland Pond, Penobscot , 18 miles away

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