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Maine whitewater, Nesowadnehunk Stream River

Piscataquis county, Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     13 miles
  The nature scenery of Maine and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook stretch of Nesowadnehunk Stream River in Maine is 13 miles long and has been rated as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. The put-in is not too far from Bangor, as you can see on the road map further down.
    You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so pack your camping stuff. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance
because these hotels fill up quick. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maine are easier than the national norm, so keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook stretch is one of them. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
There's fine hiking along the Abol Trail, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Nesowadnehunk Stream River; Abot Trail is a good local trail. For the period of the summertime months highs here at Nesowadnehunk Stream River reach the 70's, and the overnight is slightly chillier of course, mostly in the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's; night lows at Nesowadnehunk Stream River through the winter mostly plunge into the-10's. Nesowadnehunk Stream River is a good place of typical precipitation. Through July this area sees the most rain, and the driest month of the year is February.

Nesowadnehunk Stream River, Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook 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 Nesowadnehunk Stream River.
 Whitewater Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
Nesowadnehunk Stream River, Piscataquis County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 13 miles long (Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook)
Nesowadnehunk Stream, Piscataquis County, 3 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Little Niagara to Penobscot River)
Nahmakanta Stream, Piscataquis County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.3 miles long (Nahmakanta Lake to Pemadumcook Lake)
Sandy Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Lower Togue Pond to Millicocket Lake)
Penobscot River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 12 miles away
      Class III-V - 17 miles long (Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag)
Webster Brook, Piscataquis County, 13 miles away
      Class I-V - 15 miles long (Telos Landing to Grand Lake Matagamon)
Pleasant River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 18 miles away
      Class III-V - 8 miles long (Guernsey Brook to Upper Ebeemee Lake)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Shad Pond)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp)
 Ski Areas Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
Big Squaw, Maine , 24 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 54 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 70 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 83 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 86 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 99 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
 Hotels Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
The Young House Bed And Breakfast, Millinocket , 25 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 26 miles away
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 26 miles away
Brewster Inn, Dexter , 48 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
Baxter State Park - Katahdin Stream, Millinocket, 2 miles away
The Birches Shelters - Appalachian Trail, Millinocket, 2 miles away
Baxter State Park - Abol, Millinocket, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
Abol Trail, Piscataquis , 4 miles away
Abot Trail, Piscataquis , 4 miles away
Northwest Basin Trail, Piscataquis , 5 miles away
Abol Trail, Piscataquis , 5 miles away
Saddle Trail, Piscataquis , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River:
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 37 miles away
 Lakes Near Nesowadnehunk Stream River
First Debsconeag Lake, Piscataquis , 8 miles away
South Twin Lake, Penobscot , 18 miles away

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