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Maine whitewater, Dennys River

Washington county, Rt 86 to 2.5 mi downstream section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     2.5 miles
  This section of Dennys River is 2.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-III section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Maine is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The wonderful Washington County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Dennys River are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Since you're on this site you are probably
    into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. The nearby hotels are a
bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Rt 86 to 2.5 mi downstream section is one of them. This stretch is short so no need to bring snacks.

Briefly about the general area:
Why not explore Clark Point also while you're here; if you're looking for a beach nearby we recommend Davis
Beach. At Dennys River you always meet someone from Dennysville, and you beyond doubt have to have a look at Cobscook Bay State Park if you're here. This is such a great river. Dennys River is a wet place that gets a great deal of rain. The month of November is the wettest with most of the rain; July on the other hand is the driest. For the duration of the summer, highs regularly are in the 80's at Dennys River with nighttime lows in the 50's. Through the wintertime highs are generally in the 20's, and night lows throughout the winter for Dennys River tend to be in the 0's.

Dennys River, Rt 86 to 2.5 mi downstream 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 Dennys River.
 Whitewater Near Dennys River:
Dennys River, Washington County, 0 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.5 miles long (Rt 86 to 2.5 mi downstream)
Hobart Stream, Washington County, 3 miles away
      Class I-IV - 7 miles long (Hobart Bog to Dennys Bay)
Cobscook Falls, Washington County, 6 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)
Orange River, Washington County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.2 miles long (Halls Mills to Whiting)
Dennys River, Washington County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (Gilman Dam to Route 86)
Cathance Stream, Washington County, 11 miles away
      Class I-V - 18 miles long (Lake Cathance to Dennysville)
Chase Mills Stream, Washington County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 1.5 miles long (Gardner Lake to East Machias)
St. Croix River, Washington County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V - 2 miles long (Milltown to Calais)
Northern Inlet, Washington County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Rt. 191 to Mud Landing)
 Ski Areas Near Dennys River:
Bigrock, Maine , 91 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
 Beaches Near Dennys River:
Davis Beach, Washington , 13 miles away
Jasper Beach II, Washington , 17 miles away
Jasper Beach, Washington , 18 miles away
Grays Beach, Washington , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Dennys River:
Reversing Falls Park, Pembroke, 6 miles away
Knowlton's Seashore Campground, Perry, 7 miles away
Hilltop Campground, Robbinston, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Dennys River:
Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Lubec - ME , 16 miles away
Cobscook Bay State Park, Maine , 5 miles away
Quoddy Head State Park, Maine , 18 miles away
Roque Bluffs State Park, Maine , 23 miles away
 Lakes Near Dennys River
Orange Lake, Washington , 7 miles away
Lake Cathance, Washington , 11 miles away
Hadley Lake, Washington , 16 miles away

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