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Maine whitewater, Kingsbury Stream

Piscataquis county, Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     11 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Augusta-Waterville, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The nature scenery of Piscataquis County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are not
    as hard as elsewhere. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling places. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. There are
some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road section is one of them. The Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road stretch of Kingsbury Stream in Piscataquis County is 11 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III section. A bit of exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so go  
ahead and pack your sleeping bag.

Briefly about the general area:
The good folks of Harmony like to hang out close by. The high level of rainfall makes Kingsbury Stream a rather wet place. The wettest month of the year is mostly July, that's the one that rains the most; the driest month of the year is February. Through the long summer days at Kingsbury Stream temperatures are frequently in the 70's. During the dark hours of summer temperatures drop down into the 50's. Daytime highs through the winter are in the 20's with temperatures at Kingsbury Stream dipping down into the-10's during winter nights.

Kingsbury Stream, Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road 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 Kingsbury Stream.
 Whitewater Near Kingsbury Stream:
Kingsbury Stream, Piscataquis County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road)
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 8 miles long (Blanchard to Upper Abbot)
Sebasticook River, Somerset County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Mainstream to Castle Harmony)
Piscataquis River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 12 miles away
      Class V - 2.5 miles long (Shirley Mills to Blanchard)
Piscataquis River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9 miles long (Oakes Bog to Blanchard)
Wesserunsett Stream, Kennebec County, 12 miles away
      Class -blank- - 18 miles long (Athens to Kennebec River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Expeditions, Piscataquis County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Big Wilson Stream, Franklin County, 14 miles away
      Class I-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Willimantic to Earley' Landing)
Big Wilson Stream, Piscataquis County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Bodfish Crossing to Willimantic)
Big Wilson Stream, Piscataquis County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9 miles long (Lower Wilson Pond to Bodfish Crossing)
 Ski Areas Near Kingsbury Stream:
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 18 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 34 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 48 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 48 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 51 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Camden, Maine , 54 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 67 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 69 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 77 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 87 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
 Marinas Near Kingsbury Stream:
East Cove Marina, Greenville , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Kingsbury Stream:
Brewster Inn, Dexter , 20 miles away
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 20 miles away
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 22 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Waterville Grand Hotel, Waterville , 28 miles away
Fireside Inn And Suites Waterville, Waterville , 28 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kingsbury Stream:
Balsam woods Campground, Abbot, 6 miles away
Horseshoe Canyon Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Abbot, 8 miles away
Leeman Brook Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Monson, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Kingsbury Stream:
Intake Trail, Piscataquis , 18 miles away
Big Squaw Mountain Trail, Piscataquis , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kingsbury Stream:
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 21 miles away
Lily Bay State Park, Maine , 22 miles away
Lake St. George State Park, Maine , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kingsbury Stream:
Piscataquis Country Club, Guilford , 13 miles away
Dexter Municipal Golf Course, Dexter , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Kingsbury Stream
Whetstone Pond, Piscataquis , 4 miles away
Great Moose Lake, Somerset , 11 miles away
Sibley Pond, Somerset , 17 miles away

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