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Maine whitewater, Cobscook Falls

Washington county, Dennys Bay to Cobscook Bay section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     0.5 miles
  This section of Cobscook Falls in Washington County is 0.5 miles long and is a class II-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The nature scenery of Washington County and the playfulness of the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want
    to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This section is very short so it's not like you're gonna spend hours
on the river in one stretch. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling rivers. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well.

Briefly about the general area:
Not far from Cobscook Falls you locate Long Cove, and needless to say, everybody loves Cobscook Bay State Park. Here at Cobscook Falls you'll probably meet some folks from
Pembroke; Wilson Ledges is a tremendous location to stop by. This is a really good river. Roosevelt Campobello International Park is a pleasant local destination here at Cobscook Falls, and Quoddy Head State Park is a nice place to go. A lot of rain falls at Cobscook Falls. November is the wettest month with most rain, and the driest of the months is July. For the duration of the summertime at Cobscook Falls temperatures are frequently in the 80's. Summer night lows fall down to the 50's. The winter comes with highs in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Cobscook Falls are in the 0's.

Cobscook Falls, Dennys Bay to Cobscook Bay 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 Cobscook Falls.
 Whitewater Near Cobscook Falls:
Cobscook Falls, Washington County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.5 miles long (Dennys Bay to Cobscook Bay)
Whiting Bay, Washington County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 7.5 miles long (Whiting to Cobscook Reversing Falls)
Dennys River, Washington County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.5 miles long (Rt 86 to 2.5 mi downstream)
Hobart Stream, Washington County, 9 miles away
      Class I-IV - 7 miles long (Hobart Bog to Dennys Bay)
Orange River, Washington County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.2 miles long (Halls Mills to Whiting)
Dennys River, Washington County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (Gilman Dam to Route 86)
Chase Mills Stream, Washington County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 1.5 miles long (Gardner Lake to East Machias)
Cathance Stream, Washington County, 18 miles away
      Class I-V - 18 miles long (Lake Cathance to Dennysville)
St. Croix River, Washington County, 18 miles away
      Class II-V - 2 miles long (Milltown to Calais)
Northern Inlet, Washington County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Rt. 191 to Mud Landing)
 Ski Areas Near Cobscook Falls:
Bigrock, Maine , 95 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
 Beaches Near Cobscook Falls:
Davis Beach, Washington , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cobscook Falls:
Reversing Falls Park, Pembroke, 1 miles away
Knowlton's Seashore Campground, Perry, 3 miles away
Hilltop Campground, Robbinston, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cobscook Falls:
Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Lubec - ME , 9 miles away
Cobscook Bay State Park, Maine , 3 miles away
Quoddy Head State Park, Maine , 11 miles away
Roque Bluffs State Park, Maine , 28 miles away
 Lakes Near Cobscook Falls
Orange Lake, Washington , 10 miles away
Lake Cathance, Washington , 18 miles away

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