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Maine whitewater, Parlin Pond Stream

Somerset county, Parlin Gorge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS V+     1 miles
  This section of Parlin Pond Stream in Maine is 1 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class V+ section of whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. The Parlin Gorge section is one of a few paddling
    sections in this river system. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The starting location is
a short drive from Lewiston-Auburn, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. This is a very short stretch so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The nature scenery of Maine and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. For all you camping  
people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Eustis here; since you're here you can take a hike along the Bigelow Range Trail. If the weather is perfect here at Parlin Pond Stream, you can go for a hike along the Fire Warden Trail. Parlin Pond Stream gets a normal amount of rainfall. The month with most of the rain is July, and the driest month is February. At Parlin Pond Stream through the long summer days highs are in the 70's. When the night sets in temperatures plunge down into the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 20's while the cold winter nights at Parlin Pond Stream are in the-10's.

Parlin Pond Stream, Parlin Gorge 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 Parlin Pond Stream.
 Whitewater Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Parlin Pond Stream, Somerset County, 4 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (Parlin Gorge)
Spencer Stream, Somerset County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Logging Br to Dead River)
Little Spencer Stream, Somerset County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Spencer Lake to Spencer Stream)
Moose River - South Branch, Franklin County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Peaked Mtn to Skinner)
Cupsuptic River, Oxford County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 8 miles long (Big Canyon to Big Falls)
Dead River - South Branch, Franklin County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Green Farm Br. to Flagstaff)
Dead River, Somerset County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 13.3 miles long (Spencer Falls to West Forks)
Enchanted Stream, Somerset County, 18 miles away
      Class V - 9 miles long (to Dead River)
Carrabasset, Franklin County, 19 miles away
      Class I-IV - 10 miles long (Carrabasset to Kingfield)
Dead River - South Branch, Franklin County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.8 miles long (Dallas School to Langston Mill)
 Ski Areas Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 16 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 20 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Titcomb, Maine , 38 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 39 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 50 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 51 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 59 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 62 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Balsams Wilderness, New Hampshire , 66 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 67 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
 Hotels Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Colonial Valley Motel, Farmington , 39 miles away
Mount Blue Motel, Farmington , 39 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton , 39 miles away
Bingham Motor Inn, Bingham , 40 miles away
The Perennial Inn, Rumford , 43 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Black Arrow Lodge, Eustis, 7 miles away
King & Bartlett Lake Camp, Eustis, 7 miles away
Bigelow Preserve Private Reserve Land, Eustis, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Bigelow Range Trail, Franklin , 9 miles away
Fire Warden Trail, Somerset , 13 miles away
Sally Mountain Trail, Somerset , 18 miles away
Morrell Trail, Franklin , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Rangeley Lake State Park, Maine , 28 miles away
Mt. Blue State Park, Maine , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Parlin Pond Stream:
Sugarloaf Golf Club, Carrabassett Valley , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Parlin Pond Stream
Holeb Pond, Somerset , 12 miles away
Bugeye Pond, Franklin , 13 miles away
Flagstaff Lake, Somerset , 16 miles away

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