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Seboomook Section Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Penobscot River-West Branch

Seboomook Section Info
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Put In:  Seboomook Dam
Take Out:  Roll Dam Campgrounds
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  15 ft/mi
Run Length:  2.5 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Great Northern Paper Co. rafting recording; 207-723-2328
Good Level:  400-1,500 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July, August, September
Primary Season:  dam controlled
Permit:  Register with the Great Northern Paper Company; 207-723-2119.
Character/Similar To:  A tremendous Class III-IV run through spectacular wilderness with several ledge drops and ample opportunity to surf and play.
Hazards:  Deadfalls, several river-wide ledge drops, and some keeper hydraulics
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  Partial
Camping on River:  Roll Dams Campground located at the take-out.
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (ME), 148 miles South of Augusta
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: From Seboomook Dam Road on the east end of Seboomook Lake, follow the well maintained logging road north to the Great Northern Papermill Company check point. Take a right just after the paper mill and proceed to the Seboomook Dam.

Take-out: Roll Dam Campground some 2.5 miles downriver on river right.

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