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Maine whitewater, Little River

York county, Stackpole Bridge to Hubbard Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     5 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Portland-South Portland, as you can see on the road map further down. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so if you're not from around here don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. This stretch of Little River in Maine is 5 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American
    Whitewater. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. The wonderful Maine scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors
are great attractions for lots of people. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Stackpole Bridge to Hubbard Road stretch is just one of them. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here  
you'll find a large number of good places.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Little River you'll in all probability meet some people from Berwick. Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park is a splendid site to have a look at on a pretty day. All the water falling down from the sky makes Little River a wet place. November is the wettest month with most rain while January is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Summertime highs at Little River commonly tend to be in the 80's. Once the sun is down it plunges down to the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 30's, and through the dark hours in the wintertime at Little River temperatures descend to the 10's.

Little River, Stackpole Bridge to Hubbard Road road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Little River.
 Whitewater Near Little River:
Little River, York County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Stackpole Bridge to Hubbard Road)
Little River, York County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (US202 to Lord Road)
Great Works River, York County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Brattle Street to Leighs Mill Pond)
Little Ossipee River, York County, 15 miles away
      Class -blank- - 28 miles long (Balch Pond to Saco River)
Atlantic Ocean, -blank- County, 18 miles away
      Class I(V) - 1 miles long (Jenness Beach)
North River, -blank- County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Nottingham)
Ossipee River, Oxford York County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (North Highway border to Saco River)
Saco River, York County, 26 miles away
      Class II+(IV) - 0.5 miles long (Limington Rips)
Ossipee River, Carroll County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Lake Ossipee to Kezar Falls Maine)
Suncook River, Belknap County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 2.3 miles long (Suncook dam to Center Barnstead)
 Ski Areas Near Little River:
Abenaki, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 100 foot drop, 2 lifts, 6 runs
King Pine, New Hampshire , 32 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
Bradford, Massachusetts , 32 miles away, 300 foot drop, 8 lifts, 13 runs
Gunstock, New Hampshire , 36 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 45 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 37 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Cranmore Mountain, New Hampshire , 41 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 10 lifts, 39 runs
McIntyre, New Hampshire , 42 miles away, 300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 11 runs
Attitash Bear Peak, New Hampshire , 46 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Black Mountain, New Hampshire , 47 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire , 54 miles away, 2112 foot drop, 4 lifts, 47 runs
 Marinas Near Little River:
Bay View Marina, Dover , 10 miles away
Kittery Landing Marina, Kittery , 14 miles away
Harbour Place Marina, Portsmouth , 15 miles away
Wentworth by the Sea-Marina, New Castle , 16 miles away
 Beaches Near Little River:
Great East Lake Beach, Carroll , 16 miles away
Lovell Lake Beach, Carroll , 16 miles away
Lake Ivanhoe Beach, Carroll , 16 miles away
Rye North Beach, Rockingham , 18 miles away
Foss Beach, Rockingham , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Little River:
Hampton Inn Dover, Dover , 5 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Dover , 5 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Dover, Dover , 5 miles away
Homewood Suites By Hilton Dover, Dover , 6 miles away
Days Inn Dover, Dover , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little River:
Salmon Falls River RV Resort, Lebanon, 5 miles away
B and B Family Camping, Lebanon, 5 miles away
Amazon Camp Area, Rochester, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little River:
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Boston - MA , 50 miles away
Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park, Maine , 7 miles away
Odiorne State Park, New Hampshire , 17 miles away
Pawtuckaway State Park, New Hampshire , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little River:
Sunningdale Golf Club, Somersworth , 4 miles away
Links at Outlook Golf Course, South Berwick , 6 miles away
Double Eagle Golf, Rochester , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Little River
Mousam Lake, York , 9 miles away
Bauneg Beg Pond, York , 9 miles away
Winkley Pond, Strafford , 11 miles away

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