The Upper Gorge is not for the faint of heart—seven miles of tumultuous whitewater whirl into Class IV rapids. A more peaceful stretch is the Lower Gorge, although the current picks up in spots.

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Active and Adventure Review of Kennebec River Gorge

Away Travel Expert: Mike Kautz
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  • This deep gorge through black bedrock is only accessible by whitewater raft or bushwhack from the end of a logging road.
  • The gorge stretches along ten miles of the river and is over 200 feet deep in places.

Moosehead Lake (origin) off Rte. 15

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