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Spencer Stream to The Forks Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Dead River

Spencer Stream to The Forks Info
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Put In:  Spencer Stream
Take Out:  The Forks
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  28 ft/mi
Run Length:  15 miles
Flow Information (phone):  800-557-3569.
Good Level:  800-8,000 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Primary Season:  Dam release from Kennebec Water Power Company.
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Numerous Class III rapids that become nearly continuous at high water.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Wilderness:  Yes
Camping on River:  Camping permits are required and can be obtained from the forest ranger in Caratunk, Maine.
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (ME), 76 miles North of Augusta
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Drive north from The Forks on Hwy 201 just over 3 miles and take a dirt road that leads west to the river.
Take-out: The Forks can be reached by taking Hwy 201 some 7.5 miles north of Caratunk, Maine.

Towns near Spencer Stream to The Forks Kayaking

Bingham Maine
Caratunk Maine
Greenville Maine
Jackman Maine
Rockwood Maine
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