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Maine whitewater, Squa Pan Stream

Aroostook county, Squa Pan Lake to Aroostook River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     3 miles
  The Squa Pan Lake to Aroostook River section of Squa Pan Stream in Maine is 3 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. If you're coming from Bangor it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll
    find lots of paddling places. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. This section is quite short so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. 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. The Squa Pan Lake to Aroostook River section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. The campgrounds here at Squa Pan Stream are pretty good. The beautiful scenery of Aroostook County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and  
paddle. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Maine are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy.

Briefly about the general area:
There's splendid hiking along the Old Dam Tote Road, and you're sure to come across some wonderful people from Ashland here. Hiking is a popular thing to do around Squa Pan Stream; Webster Brook Tote Road is a tremendous local trail. Squa Pan Stream is a good spot of normal rain. Most of the rain falls during July; the driest month is February. During the warmest time of the year, highs regularly are in the 70's at Squa Pan Stream, and throughout the night it cools down to the 50's.

Squa Pan Stream, Squa Pan Lake to Aroostook 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 Squa Pan Stream.
 Whitewater Near Squa Pan Stream:
Squa Pan Stream, Aroostook County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 3 miles long (Squa Pan Lake to Aroostook River)
Salmon Brook, Aroostook County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (New Dunn Town Road to Aroostook River)
St. Croix Stream, Aroostook County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 18 miles long (Howe Brook to Aroostook River)
Mattawamkeag River - West Branch, Aroostook County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 39 miles long (Route 11 to Haynesville)
Seboeis River, Penobscot County, 23 miles away
      Class I-IV - 22.3 miles long (Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot)
Mattawamkeag River - East Branch, Aroostook County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (Smyrna Mills to Haynesville)
Shin Brook River, Penobscot County, 26 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Lower Shin Pond to Seboeis River)
Machias River, Washington Hancock County, 29 miles away
      Class I-III - 32 miles long (Big Machias Lake to Aroostook River)
Fish River, Aroostook County, 30 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.5 miles long (Round Pond to Ferguson Brook)
 Ski Areas Near Squa Pan Stream:
Bigrock, Maine , 36 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 78 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 92 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
 Hotels Near Squa Pan Stream:
The Northeastland Hotel, Presque Isle , 24 miles away
Presque Isle Inn And Conventio, Presque Isle , 24 miles away
Hampton Inn Presque Isle, Presque Isle , 25 miles away
Caribou Inn And Convention Cen, Caribou , 28 miles away
Crown Park Inn Caribou, Caribou , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Squa Pan Stream:
Mystic Acres Campground, Oxbow, 9 miles away
Homestead Lodge, Oxbow, 15 miles away
Umcolcus Sporting Camps, Oxbow, 18 miles away
 Trails Near Squa Pan Stream:
Old Dam Tote Road, Aroostook , 5 miles away
Webster Brook Tote Road, Aroostook , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Squa Pan Stream:
Aroostook State Park, Maine , 24 miles away

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