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Maine whitewater, Carrying Place Stream

Somerset county, Carrying Place Township section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS V     2.3 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Augusta-Waterville, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This section of Carrying Place Stream in Somerset County is 2.3 miles long and is a class V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Somerset County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. This is one of a small number of paddling sections
    in this river system, there are a few others too. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places for that. This is a bit of a short stretch
so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Maine is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. A bit of exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
What would
a location like Carrying Place Stream be without out of the ordinary nearby highlights like Henhawk Ledge. Lots of folks from Caratunk come to Carrying Place Stream, and going for a hike along the Arnolds Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this neighborhood. This is such a wonderful river. An average amount of precipitation falls at Carrying Place Stream. November is the wettest month with most snow, and February meanwhile is the driest month. Through the long summer days at Carrying Place Stream highs are ordinarily in the 70's. When the night sets in temperatures dip down into the 50's.

Carrying Place Stream, Carrying Place Township road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Carrying Place Stream.
 Whitewater Near Carrying Place Stream:
Carrying Place Stream, Somerset County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 2.3 miles long (Carrying Place Township)
Whitewater Outfitter - Professional River Runners of Maine, Somerset County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Adventure Bound, Somerset County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - New England Outdoor Center, Somerset County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Moxie Outdoor Adventures, -blank- County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Northern Outdoors, -blank- County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Pierce Pond Stream, Somerset County, 5 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (Pierce Pond to Kennebec River)
Sandy Stream, Somerset County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Stony Brook to Michael Stream)
Whitewater Outfitter - Three Rivers Whitewater, Somerset County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Magic Falls Rafting, Somerset County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Carrying Place Stream:
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 22 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 28 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 33 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 38 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 51 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 54 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 54 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 62 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 68 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Camden, Maine , 76 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
 Hotels Near Carrying Place Stream:
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 10 miles away
The Towne Motel, Skowhegan , 28 miles away
Colonial Valley Motel, Farmington , 29 miles away
Mount Blue Motel, Farmington , 29 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Carrying Place Stream:
Northern Outdoors, The Forks, 5 miles away
Pierce Pond Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Rockwood, 5 miles away
West Carry Pond Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, New Portland, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Carrying Place Stream:
Arnolds Trail, Somerset , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Carrying Place Stream:
Mt. Blue State Park, Maine , 34 miles away
Lily Bay State Park, Maine , 37 miles away
 Lakes Near Carrying Place Stream
Otter Pond, Somerset , 5 miles away
Embden Pond, Somerset , 13 miles away
Morse Pond, Somerset , 14 miles away

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