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Maine whitewater, Wytopitlock Stream

Aroostook county, Wytopitlock Lake to Mattawamkeag River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     17 miles
  The Wytopitlock Lake to Mattawamkeag River section of Wytopitlock Stream is 17 miles long and is a class I-II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Bangor, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The nature scenery of Aroostook County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting
    and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The Wytopitlock Lake to Mattawamkeag River section
is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. This section has enough mileage for an overnight trip, so go ahead and pack your camp stove. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem  
but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
The wonderful folks of Wytopitlock like to hang out close by. Wytopitlock Stream is a good place of common precipitation. Most of the rain falls during November, and the driest month is February. At Wytopitlock Stream during the summer highs are in the 70's. Once the sun is down it falls down to the 50's. Highs through the wintertime are usually in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Wytopitlock Stream are in the 0's.

Wytopitlock Stream, Wytopitlock Lake to Mattawamkeag 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 Wytopitlock Stream.
 Whitewater Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Wytopitlock Stream, Aroostook County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 17 miles long (Wytopitlock Lake to Mattawamkeag River)
Mattawamkeag River, Aroostook / Penobscot County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 34.2 miles long (Haynesville to Kingman)
Baskahegan Stream, Aroostock County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1 miles long (South Bancroft to Mattawamkeag River)
Macwahoc Stream, Aroostook County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 26 miles long (Macwahoc Lake to Macwahoc)
Mattawamkeag, Penobscot County, 17 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12.5 miles long (Kingman to Mattawamkeag)
Baskahegan Stream, Washington County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Lindsey Brook to Baskahegan Lake)
Penobscot River, Penobscot County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Mattawamkeag to Winn)
Mattawamkeag River - East Branch, Aroostook County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (Smyrna Mills to Haynesville)
Meduxnekeag River - South Branch, Aroostook County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (Hodgdon to Meduxnekeag River)
Mattawamkeag River - West Branch, Aroostook County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 39 miles long (Route 11 to Haynesville)
 Ski Areas Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Bigrock, Maine , 45 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 70 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 84 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Shiretown Inn And Suites, Houlton , 29 miles away
Iveys Motor Lodge, Houlton , 33 miles away
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 39 miles away
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 40 miles away
The Young House Bed And Breakf, Millinocket , 41 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Old Farm Inn, Springfield, 16 miles away
Mountain View Campground, Danforth, 17 miles away
Birch Point Lodge Campgrounds, Island Falls, 18 miles away
 Trails Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Potters Trail, Aroostook , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 64 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 64 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wytopitlock Stream:
Va Jo Wa Golf Club, Island Falls , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Wytopitlock Stream
Wytopitlock Lake, Aroostook , 5 miles away
Upper Hot Brook Lake, Washington , 13 miles away
Mattawamkeag Lake, Aroostook , 14 miles away

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