• New Meadows River, Maine
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Explore the best lakes, rivers, and protected saltwater that southern Maine has to offer! With two longtime paddlers as your guides, you’ll find perfect kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard outings, whatever your skill level. From freshwater tours in the Kennebec and Androscoggin valleys and on scenic ponds nestled in the hills around Sebago Lake to saltwater adventures in the peaceful coves, marshes, and tidal rivers of the southern coast, it’s all here! Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing or a weekend warrior challenge, the right trip is at your fingertips.


Protected waters

  • Lakes, ponds, rivers and coastal bays in locations protected from strong currents and winds

Over 50 convenient day trips

  • Most trips are less than an hour’s drive from Portland

Maps, directions, at-a-glance chart

  • User friendly guide to plan a great day on the water

No shuttles or portages

  • Begin and end from the same place

Easily accessed launches

  • All public access with parking

Useful information and descriptions about each trip

  • Recommended route, launch amenities, helpful notes

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