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Maine whitewater, Wilson Stream

Franklin county, Wilton to East Wilton section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     3.5 miles
  The scenic beauty of Franklin County and the water flowing gracefully down Wilson Stream attract people from near and far. The average Maine whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Wilton to East Wilton stretch is one of them. The campgrounds
    here at Wilson Stream are pretty good. No need to look hard for hotels, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The starting location is a short drive from Lewiston-Auburn, there's a
road map further down the page with more info on that. The Wilton to East Wilton section of Wilson Stream in Franklin County is 3.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II section. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people.

about the general area:
What would winter be without some skiing at Titcomb; this is a popular place for people from Wilton. Wilson Stream is right by the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. High temperatures at Wilson Stream through the warm months are in the 70's. For the period of the dark hours of summer temperatures drop down into the 50's. For the duration of the winter this place gets highs in the 20's while Wilson Stream nighttime low temperatures during the wintertime are in the 0's. Wilson Stream usually gets much precipitation. The wettest month of the year is commonly November, that's the one that rains the most, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Wilson Stream, Wilton to East Wilton 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 Wilson Stream.
 Whitewater Near Wilson Stream:
Wilson Stream, Franklin County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 3.5 miles long (Wilton to East Wilton)
Temple Stream, Franklin County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.5 miles long (Drury Pond to Sandy River)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Farmington Falls to New Sharon)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 0.1 miles long (Smalls Falls)
Bowley Brook, Franklin County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 0.25 miles long (between Weld and Dryden)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 2.5 miles long (Phillips through town)
Sandy River, Franklin County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 17 miles long (Phillips to Fairbanks Bridge)
Carrabasset, Franklin Somerset County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 20 miles long (Kingfield to US201A)
Nezinscot River, Androscoggin County, 19 miles away
      Class -blank- - 13.5 miles long (Headwaters to Androscoggin River)
Orbeton Stream, Franklin County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 4.8 miles long (Barnjum Stream to Sandy River)
 Ski Areas Near Wilson Stream:
Titcomb, Maine , 2 miles away, 350 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sugarloaf USA, Maine , 24 miles away, 2820 foot drop, 15 lifts, 129 runs
Lost Valley, Maine , 24 miles away, 240 foot drop, 2 lifts, 17 runs
Saddleback, Maine , 29 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 64 runs
Black Mountain, Maine , 30 miles away, 1120 foot drop, 4 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Abram, Maine , 38 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 5 lifts, 39 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 40 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
Sunday River, Maine , 47 miles away, 2340 foot drop, 18 lifts, 128 runs
Shawnee Peak, Maine , 51 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Cranmore Mountain, New Hampshire , 70 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 10 lifts, 39 runs
 Hotels Near Wilson Stream:
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton , 1 miles away
Mount Blue Motel, Farmington , 2 miles away
Colonial Valley Motel, Farmington , 2 miles away
Residence Inn Auburn, Auburn , 24 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn RiverWatch, Auburn , 25 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wilson Stream:
Nor 40 Campground, Franklin County, 2 miles away
Twin Pond Campground, Farmington, 3 miles away
Nor-40 Campground, Farmington, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Wilson Stream:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Oxford , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wilson Stream:
Mt. Blue State Park, Maine , 16 miles away
Range Ponds State Park, Maine , 30 miles away
Peacock Beach State Park, Maine , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wilson Stream:
Wilson Lake Country Club, Wilton , 2 miles away
Sandy River Golf Course, New Sharon , 8 miles away
Maple Lane Inn & Golf Club, Livermore Falls , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Wilson Stream
Echo Lake, Kennebec , 14 miles away
Pocasset Lake, Kennebec , 15 miles away
Androscoggin Lake, Kennebec , 15 miles away

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