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Maine whitewater, Wassataquoik Stream

Penobscot county, Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-V     4 miles
  The Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River stretch of Wassataquoik Stream is 4 miles long and is a class III-V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Bangor, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. 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 visiting here do
    keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. This river system has a few
good paddling sections and the Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River section is one of them. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. The natural beauty of Maine and the water flowing gracefully down Wassataquoik Stream have people coming here. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, and  
if you make reservations in advance you're all set. On this section you do get some distance, good for a one day paddling trip.

Briefly about the general area:
There are nice places to explore along the Telos Tote Road, and you can go for a hike on the Sandbank Trail. Summer at Wassataquoik Stream comes with high temperatures in the 70's with overnight lows in the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 20's, and during the dark hours in the wintertime at Wassataquoik Stream temperatures descend to the 0's. The amount of precipitation that falls at Wassataquoik Stream is close to the national average.

Wassataquoik Stream, Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. 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 Wassataquoik Stream.
 Whitewater Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 20 miles long (Whetstone Falls to Medway)
Wassataquoik Stream, Penobscot County, 2 miles away
      Class III-V - 4 miles long (Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Shad Pond)
Shin Brook River, Penobscot County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Lower Shin Pond to Seboeis River)
Whitewater Outfitter - New England Outdoor Center, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Penobscot River - West Branch, Penobscot County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.5 miles long (Quackish Dam to Shad Pond)
Seboeis River, Penobscot County, 15 miles away
      Class I-IV - 22.3 miles long (Hay Brook to East Branch Penobscot)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 15 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
Sandy Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Lower Togue Pond to Millicocket Lake)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Libby Camp)
 Ski Areas Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Big Squaw, Maine , 48 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 56 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 64 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 87 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Camden, Maine , 88 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
 Hotels Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 12 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 12 miles away
The Young House Bed And Breakf, Millinocket , 13 miles away
Milford Motel On The River, Milford , 46 miles away
Black Bear Inn And Conference Center, Orono , 48 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Wassataquoik Private Reserve Land, Stacyville, 0 miles away
Conklin's Lodge & Camps, Patten, 11 miles away
Shin Pond Village Campground, Patten, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Telos Tote Road, Penobscot , 1 miles away
Sandbank Trail, Penobscot , 2 miles away
Spring Brook Trail, Penobscot , 7 miles away
American Thread Company Road, Penobscot , 8 miles away
Sand Bank Trail, Penobscot , 8 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wassataquoik Stream:
Hillcrest Golf Club, Millinocket , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Wassataquoik Stream
Millinocket Lake, Penobscot , 10 miles away

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