Class III-IV Kennebec River, ME

Kennebec Gorge (Harris Station Dam to Carry Brook)

Beautiful class IV gorge with dam release flows that American Whitewater worked to negotiate.

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 3.5 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager Private, Central Maine Power Company
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
Description American Whitewater
River Flow Information

This section of river is dependent on flow being released from an upstream hydropower dam.

Popular commercial and private paddling with multiple scheduled releases Class IV. FERC 2142. More information:

Photo Credit: Magic Falls | Photo of Tom Christopher by Tom Christopher @ 4800 cfs