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Maine whitewater, Chemquasabamticook Stream

Aroostock county, Ross Lake to Long Lake section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     27 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Bangor, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The natural beauty of Aroostock County and the water flowing gracefully down Chemquasabamticook Stream beats anything. 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. This stretch has enough
    mileage for an overnight trip, so why not pack your sleeping bag too. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more. The Ross Lake to Long Lake section of Chemquasabamticook Stream
in Aroostock County is 27 miles long and it is classified as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Ross Lake to Long Lake section is one of them. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends  
to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners.

Briefly about the general area:
If the weather is pleasant here at Chemquasabamticook Stream, you can go for a hike along the Chase Carry. From a rain point of view Chemquasabamticook Stream is a relatively normal spot. The month with most of the rain is July, and the driest month is February. At Chemquasabamticook Stream through the summertime highs are in the 70's, and all through the night it cools down to the 50's.

Chemquasabamticook Stream, Ross Lake to Long Lake 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 Chemquasabamticook Stream.
 Whitewater Near Chemquasabamticook Stream:
Chemquasabamticook Stream, Aroostock County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (Ross Lake to Long Lake)
Allagash Stream, Piscataquis County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.5 miles long (Allagash Lake to Chamberlain Lake)
Allagash River, Piscataquis County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 92 miles long (Chamberlain Lake to Allagash)
Big Black River, Aroostock County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 22.5 miles long (Depot Stream to Saint John River)
Ellis Brook, Piscataquis County, 20 miles away
      Class II - 1.8 miles long (Ellis Bog to Chamberlain Lake)
Caucomgomoc Stream, Piscataquis County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Caucomgomoc Lake to Black Pond)
Musquacook Stream, Piscataquis County, 22 miles away
      Class I-III - 18 miles long (2nd Lake to Allagash River)
Depot Stream, Aroostook County, 24 miles away
      Class II - 19 miles long (Depot Lake to Big Black River)
Smith Brook, Piscataquis County, 25 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Haymock Lake to Eagle lake)
St. John River, Aroostook County, 25 miles away
      Class I-III - 100 miles long (American Realty Road to Fort Kent)
 Ski Areas Near Chemquasabamticook Stream:
Big Squaw, Maine , 44 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Le Massif, Quebec , 83 miles away, 2526 foot drop, 4 lifts, 49 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 88 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 92 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 95 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec , 99 miles away, 2050 foot drop, 13 lifts, 63 runs
 Campgrounds Near Chemquasabamticook Stream:
Allagash Waterway - Fred King, Clayton Lake, 13 miles away
Allagash Waterway - Outlet, Clayton Lake, 13 miles away
Allagash Waterway - Sandy Point, Clayton Lake, 13 miles away
 Trails Near Chemquasabamticook Stream:
Chase Carry, Piscataquis , 15 miles away
Telephone Trail, Piscataquis , 20 miles away

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