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Kayaking on Presumpscot River - from Gorham ME to Westbrook ME

Rating: Two Stars - Pleasant and uneventful paddle route. The full-length of the route is undeveloped. Paddle time was 1 hour 45 minutes.

  Put in at Canal Street
  in Gorham ME.
Take out at Lincoln Street
  in Westbrook ME.
Estimated distance
  = 5 miles
Little River enters on
  river right (east).
  Mallison Falls
"Presumpscot" means river with
  "many rough places".
Saccarappa Falls

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At the put in to Presumpscot River on Canal Street in Gorham ME.
Trip date is June 2021.

A short portage from the parking area to the water.

The Boston Kayaker's wife just launched on Presumpscot River.

Today's kayak buddies: Saco our dog riding with me. My wife has Sebec (our other dog).

A motorized boat on the Presumpscot.

Clear water.

Stand-up paddlers on the Presumpscot.

Paddle time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Saccarappa Falls in Westbrook ME. About 200 feet from the takeout.