Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location

Coos Canyon

People pan for gold in Maine? You bet, at Coos Canyon, a very popular roadside stop along the Swift River in Byron!  This hidden gem is definitely worth the trip.  This scenic stop is a 500-yard gorge that sits right next to the road.  It’s a great place to stretch your legs or have lunch.  The … Read more

Ten Minutes of Maine: Ripogenus Gorge, West Branch Penobscot River, T3 R11

Watch the beauty and power of the Penobscot River roar through Ripogenus Gorge in the fall.  This gorge is a mile long with up to 240 foot vertical walls.  The gorge is easily accessible by dirt road (Golden Road).  Look closely on the upper right area of ledge and you will see a fly fisherman … Read more