We chatted with the Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Karrie Thomas, about the who, what, when and where of the NFCT. The trail passes just north of Sugarloaf and is much more than just a long distance paddle. Check out the details in the videos… [Read more…]
Go for a Paddle! South Branch, Dead river outlet
A nice easily accessible spot to take your canoe, kayak or paddle board. Launch your boat at the boat launch in Stratton off rt 27. Paddle left, or West, heading up the river. After a couple miles the river gets too shallow or the current too strong to continue. Paddle back to the boat launch the same way you came… [Read more…]
Flagstaff Boat Tours with Jeff Hinman
There’s no better way to see the sights and learn the rich history of Flagstaff lake than with Master Maine Guide Jeff Hinman. Offering a variety of tours on the lake there really is something for everyone. You’ve got to take advantage and see for yourself. Call 207-235-2277 to schedule your tour today! [Read more…]
North Branch of Dead River
When the water is flowing at moderate levels (like it is at the moment!), the North Branch of the Dead River above Eustis is a PERFECT stretch of water for kayak or canoe! Sarampus Falls is about 15 minutes north of Stratton Village with a State Rest Area for putting in. The water is just exciting enough to be fun, without being too radical for paddlers of less than extreme abilities, so grab a boat & paddle, & head north! Remember, the water’s SUPER CHILLY in spring running off the mountains, so PFDs are worn by the wise!!!!