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Maine whitewater, Kennebec River - East Outlet

Somerset county, Moosehead Lake Route 15 Bridge to Indian Pond section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     3 miles
  The Moosehead Lake Route 15 Bridge to Indian Pond stretch of Kennebec River - East Outlet in Maine is 3 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-IV section of whitewater. The scenic beauty of Somerset County and the playfulness of the water beats anything. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more. Since you're on this site you are probably
    into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. If you're coming from Augusta-Waterville it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, please print out a
copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. This is a bit of a short stretch so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. There are plenty of other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.  
Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so better not forget that rivers in this state are less demanding.

Briefly about the general area:
Good hiking is available along the Big Squaw Mountain Trail; hiking is a popular thing to do around Kennebec River - East Outlet; Intake Trail is a perfect local trail. The amount of precipitation that falls at Kennebec River - East Outlet is close to the national average. July is the month that gets the most rain while February is frequently the driest month. During the months of summer at Kennebec River - East Outlet highs are commonly in the 70's.

Kennebec River - East Outlet, Moosehead Lake Route 15 Bridge to Indian Pond 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 Kennebec River - East Outlet.
 Whitewater Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Kennebec River - East Outlet, Somerset County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3 miles long (Moosehead Lake Route 15 Bridge to Indian Pond)
Kennebec River - West Outlet, Somerset Piscataquis County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Moosehead Lake to Indian Pond)
Moose River, Somerset County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Long Pond to Brassua Lake)
Kennebec River, Somerset County, 9 miles away
      Class IV - 3.5 miles long (Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook)
Kennebec River, Somerset County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.8 miles long (Carry Brook to Forks)
Piscataquis River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9 miles long (Oakes Bog to Blanchard)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Expeditions, Piscataquis County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Piscataquis River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 2.5 miles long (Shirley Mills to Blanchard)
Moxie Stream, Somerset County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 1.75 miles long (Snowmobile bridge to Moxie Falls)
Penobscot River - West Branch, Somerset County, 17 miles away
      Class III+ - 2.5 miles long (Seboomook Dam to Roll Dam Campsite)
 Ski Areas Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Big Squaw, Maine , 31 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 40 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 45 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 53 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 61 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 69 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 76 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 78 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Camden, Maine , 79 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 87 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
 Marinas Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
East Cove Marina, Greenville , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 26 miles away
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 39 miles away
Brewster Inn, Dexter , 42 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Waterville Grand Hotel, Waterville , 49 miles away
Fireside Inn And Suites Waterville, Waterville , 49 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Little Moose Private Reserve Land, Greenville Junction, 8 miles away
Caseys Spencer Bay Campground, Piscataquis County, 12 miles away
Lily Bay State Park - Rowell Cove, Greenville Junction, 14 miles away
 Trails Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Big Squaw Mountain Trail, Piscataquis , 6 miles away
Intake Trail, Piscataquis , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
Lily Bay State Park, Maine , 15 miles away
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kennebec River - East Outlet:
MT Kineo Golf Course, Rockwood , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Kennebec River - East Outlet
Big Indian Pond, Piscataquis , 7 miles away
Moosehead Lake, Piscataquis , 8 miles away

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