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Maine whitewater, Nesowadnehunk Stream

Piscataquis county, Little Niagara to Penobscot River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS V     3 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Bangor, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The beautiful scenery of Maine and the water flowing gracefully down
    Nesowadnehunk Stream have people coming here. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Little Niagara to
Penobscot River section is one of them. This is a pretty short section so better bring some good walking shoes. This section of Nesowadnehunk Stream is 3 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class V section of whitewater. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. Whether you're whitewater  
rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
Don't leave Nesowadnehunk Stream without first paying a visit to Nesowadnehunk Falls. Good hiking is available along the Abol Trail; the beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Indian Pitch. This river has it all. Don't leave Nesowadnehunk Stream without first going for a hike along the Blue Trail. From a precipitation point of view Nesowadnehunk Stream is a reasonably common site. During the month of July you get the most rain around here while February is typically the driest month.

Nesowadnehunk Stream, Little Niagara to Penobscot River 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 Nesowadnehunk Stream.
 Whitewater Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
Nesowadnehunk Stream, Piscataquis County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Little Niagara to Penobscot River)
Nesowadnehunk Stream River, Piscataquis County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 13 miles long (Nesowadnehunk to Daicey Pond Brook)
Nahmakanta Stream, Piscataquis County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.3 miles long (Nahmakanta Lake to Pemadumcook Lake)
Penobscot River - West Branch, Piscataquis County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V - 17 miles long (Ripogenus Gorge to Debsconeag)
Sandy Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Lower Togue Pond to Millicocket Lake)
Pleasant River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 14 miles away
      Class III-V - 8 miles long (Guernsey Brook to Upper Ebeemee Lake)
Webster Brook, Piscataquis County, 16 miles away
      Class I-V - 15 miles long (Telos Landing to Grand Lake Matagamon)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Shad Pond)
Pleasant River - East Branch, Piscataquis County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Lower Ebeemee to Brownville Junction)
 Ski Areas Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
Big Squaw, Maine , 22 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 51 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 67 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 79 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 88 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 97 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 98 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
The Young House Bed And Breakf, Millinocket , 24 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 25 miles away
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 26 miles away
The Brewster Inn, Dexter , 44 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
Penobscot River Corridor - Salmon Point Group, Brownville Junction, 2 miles away
Hurd Brook Lean-to - Appalachian Trail, Brownville Junction, 2 miles away
Baxter State Park - Katahdin Stream, Millinocket, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
Blue Trail, Piscataquis , 4 miles away
Abol Trail, Piscataquis , 5 miles away
Abot Trail, Piscataquis , 5 miles away
Abol Trail, Piscataquis , 6 miles away
Northwest Basin Trail, Piscataquis , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Nesowadnehunk Stream:
Peaks-Kenny State Park, Maine , 33 miles away
Lily Bay State Park, Maine , 38 miles away
 Lakes Near Nesowadnehunk Stream
First Debsconeag Lake, Piscataquis , 5 miles away
South Twin Lake, Penobscot , 16 miles away

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