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Maine whitewater, Little Spencer Stream

Somerset county, Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     5 miles
  The Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream section of Little Spencer Stream in Somerset County is 5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing
    to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. A bit of exercise and just
hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. 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 wonít get lost. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream section is one of them. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for  
that around here. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Little Spencer Stream you can take a hike along the Sally Mountain Trail; Sugarloaf USA is a fine local ski area. Have a great hiking adventure along the Fire Warden Trail. All through the days of summer here at Little Spencer Stream, high temperatures usually get into the 70's. Summer overnight lows dip down to the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's, and overnight lows at Little Spencer Stream throughout the wintertime typically plunge into the-10's.

Little Spencer Stream, Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream 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 Little Spencer Stream.
 Whitewater Near Little Spencer Stream:
Little Spencer Stream, Somerset County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream)
Dead River, Somerset County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 13.3 miles long (Spencer Falls to West Forks)
Spencer Stream, Somerset County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Logging Br to Dead River)
Enchanted Stream, Somerset County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 9 miles long (to Dead River)
Parlin Pond Stream, Somerset County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (Parlin Gorge)
Carrabasset, Franklin County, 13 miles away
      Class I-IV - 10 miles long (Carrabasset to Kingfield)
Pierce Pond Stream, Somerset County, 15 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (Pierce Pond to Kennebec River)
Cold Stream, Somerset County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 11.5 miles long (Tomhegan Stream to Kennebec River)
Carrying Place Stream, Somerset County, 18 miles away
      Class V - 2.3 miles long (Carrying Place Township)
Whitewater Outfitter - Northern Outdoors, -blank- County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Little Spencer Stream:
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 14 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 27 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 34 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 44 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 52 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 56 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 59 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 59 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 67 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 73 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
 Hotels Near Little Spencer Stream:
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 29 miles away
Colonial Valley Motel, Farmington , 35 miles away
Mount Blue Motel, Farmington , 35 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton , 36 miles away
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 46 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Spencer Stream:
Bigelow Preserve Private Reserve Land - Flagstaff Lake #3, Kingfield, 7 miles away
Big Eddy - Dead River Private Reserve Land, Kingfield, 7 miles away
Bigelow Preserve Private Reserve Land - Hurricane Island, Kingfield, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Little Spencer Stream:
Fire Warden Trail, Somerset , 11 miles away
Sally Mountain Trail, Somerset , 12 miles away
Bigelow Range Trail, Franklin , 14 miles away
Arnolds Trail, Somerset , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Spencer Stream:
Mt. Blue State Park, Maine , 31 miles away
Rangeley Lake State Park, Maine , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Spencer Stream:
Sugarloaf Golf Club, Carrabassett Valley , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Spencer Stream
Flagstaff Lake, Somerset , 7 miles away
Grace Pond, Somerset , 9 miles away
Holeb Pond, Somerset , 15 miles away

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