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Maine whitewater, Wesserunsett Stream

Kennebec county, Athens to Kennebec River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
  The put-in is not too far from Augusta-Waterville, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maine are easier than the national norm, so don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your
    car. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an
area with plenty of rivers for that. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. The Athens to Kennebec River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The scenic beauty of Maine and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Skowhegan love to come to Wesserunsett Stream, and Eaton Mountain
 
is a fine local ski area. Summer brings highs in the 70's to Wesserunsett Stream, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 20's; winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Wesserunsett Stream. Wesserunsett Stream sees pretty high levels of precipitation. July is when you get the most rain here; February is the month with the least moisture.

Wesserunsett Stream, Athens to Kennebec 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 Wesserunsett Stream.
 Whitewater Near Wesserunsett Stream:
Wesserunsett Stream, Kennebec County, 4 miles away
      Class -blank- - 18 miles long (Athens to Kennebec River)
Sebasticook River, Somerset County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Mainstream to Castle Harmony)
Kingsbury Stream, Piscataquis County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Kingsbury Pond to Coles Corner Road)
Sebasticook River, Kennebec County, 16 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (Clinton to Pattee Pond Brook)
Austin Stream, Somerset County, 17 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 0.2 miles long (South Branch to Bingham)
Whitewater Outfitter - Penobscot Adventures, Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - North Country Rivers, Somerset County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 8 miles long (Blanchard to Upper Abbot)
Piscataquis River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9 miles long (Oakes Bog to Blanchard)
Whitewater Outfitter - Professional River Runners of Maine, Somerset County, 25 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Wesserunsett Stream:
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 5 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 35 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 45 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Camden, Maine , 49 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 50 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 52 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 54 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 59 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 66 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 75 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
 Hotels Near Wesserunsett Stream:
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 5 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Waterville Grand Hotel, Waterville , 14 miles away
Fireside Inn And Suites Waterville, Waterville , 14 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Waterville , 14 miles away
Econo Lodge Waterville, Waterville , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wesserunsett Stream:
Two Rivers Campground, Skowhegan, 0 miles away
Sandy Beach Lakeside Campground, Madison, 6 miles away
K O A Kampgrounds, Canaan, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wesserunsett Stream:
Lake St. George State Park, Maine , 31 miles away
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 34 miles away
Damariscotta Lake State Park, Maine , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wesserunsett Stream:
Loon's Cove Golf Course, Skowhegan , 5 miles away
Lakewood Golf Course, Madison , 6 miles away
Clinton Golf Course, Clinton , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Wesserunsett Stream
Wesserunsett Lake, Somerset , 6 miles away
Lake George, Somerset , 7 miles away
Sibley Pond, Somerset , 11 miles away

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