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Maine whitewater, Little Ossipee River

York county, Balch Pond to Saco River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Portland-South Portland, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The nature scenery of Maine and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. The average Maine whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so better not forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. If you
    hurry you can run this stretch in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so why not pack your camp stove too. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Balch Pond to Saco River stretch is just one
of many. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. There's camping available near Little Ossipee River.

Briefly about the general area:
A day at pretty Great East Lake Beach next to Little Ossipee River is a magnificent thing to do. Little Ossipee River
is a spot with many visitors from Limerick. Providence Lake Beach is right next door to Little Ossipee River and is a pretty beach to take a look at. Little Ossipee River is a wet spot that gets a great deal of rainfall. Through November this area sees the most rain; September meanwhile is the driest month. Through the summertime, highs commonly are in the 80's at Little Ossipee River, and the overnight is quite cooler of course, usually in the 50's. Highs during the wintertime are commonly in the 20's; night lows in the 0's for Little Ossipee River.

Little Ossipee River, Balch Pond to Saco River 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 Ossipee River.
 Whitewater Near Little Ossipee River:
Little Ossipee River, York County, 10 miles away
      Class -blank- - 28 miles long (Balch Pond to Saco River)
Saco River, Cumberland County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II+(V+) - 0.3 miles long (Steep Falls)
Saco River, York County, 11 miles away
      Class II+(IV) - 0.5 miles long (Limington Rips)
Little River, York County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (US202 to Lord Road)
Ossipee River, Oxford York County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (North Highway border to Saco River)
Little River, York County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Stackpole Bridge to Hubbard Road)
Ossipee River, Carroll County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Lake Ossipee to Kezar Falls Maine)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid River Rafting, Carroll County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Great Works River, York County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Brattle Street to Leighs Mill Pond)
Crooked River, Oxford Cumberland County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III - 15 miles long (Scribners Mill to US 302)
 Ski Areas Near Little Ossipee River:
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 20 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
King Pine, New Hampshire , 22 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
Cranmore Mountain, New Hampshire , 29 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 10 lifts, 39 runs
Abenaki, New Hampshire , 30 miles away, 100 foot drop, 2 lifts, 6 runs
Black Mountain, New Hampshire , 36 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 40 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 36 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Attitash Bear Peak, New Hampshire , 36 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 11 lifts, 78 runs
Gunstock, New Hampshire , 40 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 45 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 40 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire , 43 miles away, 2112 foot drop, 4 lifts, 47 runs
 Marinas Near Little Ossipee River:
Long Beach Marina, Sebago , 17 miles away
Moose Landing Marina, Naples , 19 miles away
 Beaches Near Little Ossipee River:
Great East Lake Beach, Carroll , 13 miles away
Providence Lake Beach, Carroll , 13 miles away
Lake Ivanhoe Beach, Carroll , 13 miles away
Lovell Lake Beach, Carroll , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Ossipee River:
Oakwood Inn Town Motel, Sanford , 12 miles away
Super 8 Sanford Kennebunkport Area, Sanford , 15 miles away
Highland Lake Resort, Bridgton , 20 miles away
Pleasant Mountain Inn, Bridgton , 20 miles away
The Lodge At Kennebunk, Kennebunk , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Ossipee River:
Maine Mountain, North Waterboro, 5 miles away
Blackburn's Campground, East Waterboro, 7 miles away
Walnut Grove Campground, Alfred, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Ossipee River:
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Boston - MA , 68 miles away
Sebago Lake State Park, Maine , 20 miles away
Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park, Maine , 23 miles away
White Lake State Park, New Hampshire , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Ossipee River:
Sanford Country Club, Sanford , 15 miles away
Salmon Falls Restaurant Motel & Golf Club, Hollis Center , 16 miles away
Naples Golf & Country Club, Naples , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Ossipee River
West Pond, York , 7 miles away
Mousam Lake, York , 9 miles away
Bunganut Pond, York , 10 miles away

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