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Maine whitewater, Kenduskeag Stream

Penobscot county, Garland to French Stream section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     7.5 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Bangor, as you can see on the road map further down. The wonderful Maine scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good spots. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. Getting some good
    exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This
is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. The average Maine whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The Garland to French Stream stretch of Kenduskeag Stream is 7.5 miles long and is a class I-II section of whitewater according to American  

Briefly about the general area:
Kenduskeag Stream is not far at all from Exeter. Kenduskeag Stream is a wet spot that gets a good deal of rainfall. November is the month that gets the most rain, and the driest month of the year is February. For the period of the months of summer at Kenduskeag Stream temperatures are commonly in the 70's. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 50's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 20's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Kenduskeag Stream.

Kenduskeag Stream, Garland to French Stream 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 Kenduskeag Stream.
 Whitewater Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.5 miles long (Garland to French Stream)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.5 miles long (French Stream to Kenduskeag)
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 27.5 miles long (Dover-Foxcroft to Medford)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Kenduskeag to Route 15)
Martin Stream, Penobscot County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 16 miles long (Dixmont to Newport)
Pleasant River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Katahdin Iron Works to Brownville Junction)
Souadabscook Stream, Penobscot County, 20 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3.8 miles long (Manning Mill Bridge to Hampden)
Pleasant River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Lower Ebeemee to Brownville Junction)
Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 6 miles long (Rt. 15 to Bangor)
Marsh Stream, Waldo County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (Monroe Center to West Winterport)
 Ski Areas Near Kenduskeag Stream:
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 17 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 37 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 38 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 39 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 75 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 83 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 91 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 98 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
 Hotels Near Kenduskeag Stream:
The Brewster Inn, Dexter , 12 miles away
Best Western White House Inn, Bangor , 21 miles away
Four Points By Sheraton Bangor Airport, Bangor , 23 miles away
Super 8 Bangor, Bangor , 23 miles away
Travelodge Bangor, Bangor , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Stetson Shores Campground, Stetson, 6 miles away
Christie's Campground, Newport, 12 miles away
Sebasticook Lake Campground, Newport, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Northwest Ridge Road, Piscataquis , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 69 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 69 miles away
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 17 miles away
Swan Lake State Park, Maine , 24 miles away
Moose Point State Park, Maine , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kenduskeag Stream:
Todd Valley Golf Club & Driving Range, Charleston , 4 miles away
Whitetail Golf Course, Charleston , 5 miles away
Country View Golf Club, Brooks , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Kenduskeag Stream
Sebasticook Lake, Penobscot , 11 miles away
Sebec Lake, Piscataquis , 17 miles away

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