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Maine whitewater, Millinocket Stream

Penobscot county, Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     9 miles
  The wonderful Penobscot County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Millinocket Stream make the trip here worthwhile. This stretch of Millinocket Stream in Maine is 9 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-III section of whitewater. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time
    in nature have a lot of people coming here. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. The put-in is not too far from Bangor, please print out
a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well.

Briefly about the general area:
Hiking along the Millinocket Lake Tote Road is great fun, and if you want to explore
some attention-grabbing stuff, explore Devils Elbow. Have a good hiking adventure along the Munsungan Lake Tote Road, and on a beautiful day you can go to Gilman Beach. This river is a wonderful place to visit. All through the months of summer, highs commonly are in the 70's at Millinocket Stream. Summer night lows fall down to the 50's. Highs during the wintertime are usually in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Millinocket Stream are in the-10's. Millinocket Stream gets a normal amount of annual rainfall. July is when you get the most rain here while February is typically the driest month.

Millinocket Stream, Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp 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 Millinocket Stream.
 Whitewater Near Millinocket Stream:
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
Seboeis River, Penobscot County, 14 miles away
      Class I-IV - 22.3 miles long (Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot)
Machias River, Washington Hancock County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 32 miles long (Big Machias Lake to Aroostook River)
Munsungan Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 16 miles long (Chase Lake to Libby Camp)
Shin Brook River, Penobscot County, 18 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Lower Shin Pond to Seboeis River)
Wassataquoik Stream, Penobscot County, 22 miles away
      Class III-V - 4 miles long (Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River)
Nesowadnehunk Stream River, Piscataquis County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 13 miles long (Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 24 miles away
      Class I-III - 20 miles long (Whetstone Falls to Medway)
Fish River, Aroostook County, 24 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.5 miles long (Round Pond to Ferguson Brook)
 Ski Areas Near Millinocket Stream:
Big Squaw, Maine , 48 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 65 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 74 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 95 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
 Beaches Near Millinocket Stream:
Gilman Beach, Aroostook , 9 miles away
 Hotels Near Millinocket Stream:
The Young House Bed And Breakf, Millinocket , 33 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 33 miles away
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 33 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Millinocket Stream:
Scraggly Lake Private Reserve Land - Green Pond, Oxbow, 5 miles away
Scraggly Lake Private Reserve Land - Scraggly Lake, Oxbow, 6 miles away
Baxter State Park -Trout Brook Farm, Oxbow, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Millinocket Stream:
Millinocket Lake Tote Road, Penobscot , 3 miles away
Munsungan Lake Tote Road, Penobscot , 3 miles away
Mooseleuk Tote Road, Piscataquis , 7 miles away
Matagamon Tote Road, Penobscot , 9 miles away
Snowshoe Lake Road, Penobscot , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Millinocket Stream
Mooseleuk Lake, Piscataquis , 12 miles away

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