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Maine whitewater, Kenduskeag Stream

Penobscot county, Kenduskeag to Route 15 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maine tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so better not forget that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The put-in location is a short drive from Bangor, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. Getting a good workout and just
    hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Kenduskeag to Route 15 stretch is just one of many. You might have to settle for a hotel
a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The beautiful scenery of Maine and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Kenduskeag here at Kenduskeag
 
Stream. The best way to spend a winter day is on the slopes of nearby New Hermon Mountain. Kenduskeag Stream gets a lot of water. November is the wettest month with most rain, and February on the other hand is the driest. Summertime highs at Kenduskeag Stream typically tend to be in the 70's. Once the sun is down it descends down to the 50's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 20's; night lows throughout the wintertime for Kenduskeag Stream tend to be in the 0's.

Kenduskeag Stream, Kenduskeag to Route 15 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 Kenduskeag Stream.
 Whitewater Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Kenduskeag to Route 15)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 6 miles long (Rt. 15 to Bangor)
Souadabscook Stream, Penobscot County, 6 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3.8 miles long (Manning Mill Bridge to Hampden)
Penobscot River, Hancock Waldo County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 14 miles long (South Orrington to Sandy Point)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.5 miles long (French Stream to Kenduskeag)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.5 miles long (West Winterport to Frankfort)
Penobscot River, Penobscot County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (Old Town 2nd Dam to Veazie Dam)
Stillwater River, Penobscot County, 17 miles away
      Class -blank- - 8 miles long (Gilman Falls)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (Monroe Center to West Winterport)
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.4 miles long (Medford to Maxfield)
 Ski Areas Near Kenduskeag Stream:
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 5 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Camden, Maine , 37 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 51 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 52 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 90 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 99 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
 Marinas Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Hamlin's Marina Hampden, Hampden , 8 miles away
 Hotels Near Kenduskeag Stream:
BEST WESTERN White House Inn, Bangor , 6 miles away
Four Points By Sheraton Bangor Airport, Bangor , 6 miles away
Super 8 Bangor, Bangor , 7 miles away
Ramada Bangor, Bangor , 7 miles away
Rodeway Inn Bangor, Bangor , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Pumpkin Patch Recreational Vehicle Resort, Hermon, 4 miles away
Paul Bunyan Campground, Bangor, 4 miles away
Villa Vaughn Campground, Bangor, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 53 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 53 miles away
Swan Lake State Park, Maine , 17 miles away
Fort Point State Park, Maine , 21 miles away
Moose Point State Park, Maine , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Hermon Meadow Golf Club, Bangor , 3 miles away
Kenduskeag Golf & Country Club, Kenduskeag , 5 miles away
Hampden Country Club, Hampden , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Kenduskeag Stream
Pushaw Lake, Penobscot , 7 miles away
Holland Pond, Penobscot , 12 miles away
Thurston Pond, Hancock , 16 miles away

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