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Maine whitewater, Seboeis River

Penobscot county, Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-IV     22.3 miles
  This section of Seboeis River in Maine is 22.3 miles long and is a class I-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The wonderful Penobscot County scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream beats anything. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Maine you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so don't forget that many runs in this state are very easy. If you hurry
    you can run this section in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so why not pack your sleeping bag too. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The put-in
location is a reasonable drive from Bangor, as you can see on the road map further down. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. 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. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about
 
the general area:
The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Willet Eddy; going for a hike along the Jerry Pond Tote Road will let you absorb the natural beauty of this vicinity. Have a great hiking adventure along the American Thread Company Road. The yearly rainfall here at Seboeis River is about average. The wettest month of the year is mostly July, that's the one that rains the most while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation. All through the summertime months, highs usually are in the 70's at Seboeis River while nighttime lows are usually in the 50's.

Seboeis River, Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot 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 Seboeis River.
 Whitewater Near Seboeis River:
Shin Brook River, Penobscot County, 3 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Lower Shin Pond to Seboeis River)
Seboeis River, Penobscot County, 7 miles away
      Class I-IV - 22.3 miles long (Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 20 miles long (Whetstone Falls to Medway)
Wassataquoik Stream, Penobscot County, 9 miles away
      Class III-V - 4 miles long (Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Shad Pond)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp)
Mattawamkeag River - West Branch, Aroostook County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 39 miles long (Route 11 to Haynesville)
Sandy Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Lower Togue Pond to Millicocket Lake)
Whitewater Outfitter - New England Outdoor Center, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Seboeis River:
Big Squaw, Maine , 52 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 58 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 64 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 94 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 96 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
 Beaches Near Seboeis River:
Gilman Beach, Aroostook , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Seboeis River:
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 20 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 21 miles away
The Young House Bed And Breakfast, Millinocket , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Seboeis River:
Shin Pond Village Campground, Patten, 4 miles away
Conklin's Lodge & Camps, Patten, 6 miles away
Wassataquoik Private Reserve Land, Stacyville, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Seboeis River:
American Thread Company Road, Penobscot , 4 miles away
Jerry Pond Tote Road, Penobscot , 6 miles away
Telos Tote Road, Penobscot , 7 miles away
Snowshoe Lake Road, Penobscot , 8 miles away
Matagamon Tote Road, Penobscot , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Seboeis River
Millinocket Lake, Penobscot , 18 miles away

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