Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) 1: Preparation & Getting There

Mt. Katahdin.

Allagash River CFS:  872 and dropping Time:  2:30 pm – 9:12 pm Hours:  6.75 Miles:  206 (driving) {It all started over a bonfire and some cold beers.} I came across a recent adventure a friend of mine had on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) to Henry one evening as we stood around the bonfire having … Read more

2018 Dead River High Water Whitewater Release Dates

Photo credit:  North Country Rivers 2018 Long Falls Dam releases for the Dead River Whitewater Season Mark your calendars! Here are the high water release dates for the 2018 season from Brookfield Renewable Energy who operates the dam.  Water sources are from Long Falls Dam and inflow from Spencer Stream.  All releases from Long Falls … Read more

2018 Kennebec River High Water Whitewater Release Dates

Photo credit:  North Country Rivers 2018 Harris Station Turbine Test Water Release Dates on the Kennebec River Mark your calendars!  Here are the high water release dates for the 2018 whitewater rafting/paddling season from Harris Station on the Kennebec River.  All releases from Harris Station stop at 1 pm.  From May 1st through Columbus day the daily … Read more

Maine’s Top 6 Wildest Canoe & Kayak Trips

Allagash Wilderness Waterway If you love peace, quiet, and incredible wild beauty, you’ll love the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.  This ancient canoe route runs from south to north through 92 miles of untamed beauty.  We had the opportunity to experience this wild adventure in 2016.  We planned on making it a 7-10 day trip but finished … Read more

2017 Kennebec River High Water Whitewater Release Schedule

2017 Harris Station Turbine Test Water Releases (8,000 cfs) Here are the high water release dates for the 2017 season from Harris Station.  All releases from Harris Station stop at 1 pm.  From May 1st through Columbus day the daily release will be a minimum of 4,800 cfs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  From June … Read more

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