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Maine whitewater, Old Stream

Washington county, Second Lake to Machias River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     25 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maine tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so don't forget that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The put-in location is a short drive from Bangor, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The nature scenery of Washington County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. This stretch of Old Stream in Maine is 25 miles long
    and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling spots. For all you camping people
there are campgrounds nearby. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Second Lake to Machias River section is one of them. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This stretch has enough mileage for an overnight trip, so pack your sleeping bag. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some  
time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people.

Briefly about the general area:
It's always great to visit Stinking Jam Rapids. All through the warm days of summer at Old Stream highs are regularly in the 70's while overnight lows are frequently in the 50's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 20's; winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Old Stream. Old Stream ordinarily gets a great deal of rainfall. Of all the months in a year November is the one with the most rain; the driest of the months is June.

Old Stream, Second Lake to Machias River 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 Old Stream.
 Whitewater Near Old Stream:
Old Stream, Washington County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 25 miles long (Second Lake to Machias River)
East Machias River, Washington County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 35 miles long (Crawford to East Machias)
Machias River, Washington County, 9 miles away
      Class I-IV - 36.5 miles long (Maine Route 9 to Machias)
Machias River, Washington County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 40 miles long (Fifth Machias Lake to Maine 9)
Grand Lake Stream, Washington County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (West Grand Lake to Big Lake)
Mopang Stream, Washington County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 23.8 miles long (Maine 9 to Machias Eddy)
Pleasant River, Washington County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 33.5 miles long (Pleasant River Lake to Columbia Falls)
Northern Inlet, Washington County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Rt. 191 to Mud Landing)
Mopang Stream, Washington County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Mopang Lake to Maine 9)
Machias River - West Branch, Hancock Washington County, 20 miles away
      Class I-III - 11.2 miles long (Lower Sabao Lake to Machias River)
 Ski Areas Near Old Stream:
Bigrock, Maine , 80 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 84 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
 Beaches Near Old Stream:
Campbell Shore, Washington , 15 miles away
Hold Shore, Washington , 15 miles away
Dawn Marie Beach, Washington , 16 miles away
Sandy River Beach, Washington , 19 miles away
Pobblestone Cove, Washington , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Old Stream:
PROPERTY OFFLINE-11571, Bar Harbor , 43 miles away
Primrose Inn-Historic Bar Harb, Bar Harbor , 43 miles away
West Street Hotel, Bar Harbor , 43 miles away
Bar Harbor Villager Motel, Bar Harbor , 43 miles away
Chiltern Inn, Bar Harbor , 43 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Old Stream:
Machias River Corridor Private Reserve Land - Rt 9, Columbia Falls, 9 miles away
Machias River Corridor Private Reserve Land - River Rd #1, Columbia Falls, 11 miles away
Machias River Corridor Private Reserve Land - River Rd #2, Columbia Falls, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Old Stream:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 43 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 43 miles away
Roque Bluffs State Park, Maine , 21 miles away
Cobscook Bay State Park, Maine , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Old Stream:
Great Cove Golf Course, Jonesboro , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Old Stream
Clifford Lake, Washington , 9 miles away
Second Lake, Washington , 15 miles away
Hadley Lake, Washington , 19 miles away

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