Top Ten Offbeat Whitewater Rafting Trips
Difficulty: Class II to IV
Season: May to October after dam releases
Trip Length: Day Trip
The Kennebec is one of the last Maine rivers to be tamed, and with the dismantling of Edwards Dam, one of the first to be freed. The run from Carry Brook to the Forks combines steep gorges and galloping whitewater. Long considered unrunnable, commercial outfitters with modern equipment have turned this run from lethal to playful.
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication