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

Ledge Falls, Medway – Easy to Reach Swimming and Fishing Spot

Just outside of East Millinocket I noticed Ledge Falls on my DeLorme Atlas when planning a visit to Gauntlet Falls recently (map 43).  Since it was on the way, I figured we would check it out!  I was surprised to notice that these are not very big “falls” at all.  I’m sure they sound like … Read more

Maine Campgrounds, Cabins & RV Parks- 2017 Season

Enjoy four seasons of camping in Maine Rent a cabin in the remote northern Maine woods overlooking a pristine lake and right next to the best ATV and snowmobile trails.  Pitch your tent in a beautiful forest next to incredible hiking trails.  Park your RV next to the ocean and fall asleep to the sound … Read more

Canoeing the Moose River Loop | Bow Trip: Day 4

A beautiful morning on the Moose River The morning of our fourth and final day on the Moose River Loop was by far the most beautiful.  We packed up and hit the river by 5:30 a.m., before our river right neighbors across the way.  There was a light fog that covered the river for hours- … Read more

Maine 2017 Canoe, Kayak & SUP Race Calendar

May 13th – Run of the Royal: Corporate Canoe Challenge, Yarmouth Time: 10am Location: Royal River, start & finish at Yarmouth History Center, E Elm St, Yarmouth Type: Fastwater 8-person relay,  2.5mi per leg Registration: Corporate: $475 before May 9, more after; School/Non-Profit/Family/Friends Canoe Relay $350 registration closes May 3 Contact: David Truesdell at runoftheroyal@gmail.com … Read more

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