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Source to Sea Day 12- Livermore Falls to Twin Bridges (Leeds, ME)

  • Sunday, July 24, 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Livermore Falls and Leeds Maine

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Though longer than most of our legs, this idyllic paddle through West Central Maine farmlands is interrupted by two class two rips. Experienced paddlers only, please.
Meet at 8:30 at the Livermore Falls put-in off foundry Road just below the Livermore Fallls Dam

Trip leaders: Perry Risley and Ken Gallant

Livermore Falls to Twin Bridges (Leeds)

 

Put in: Beneath Livermore Falls Dam off Foundry Road in Livermore Falls.  Small dirt parking lot.  N44°28.850' W070°12.050'

Take out: Twin Bridges (Googin’s Island) in Turner.  A paved lot on the island.  Take out on river left side of the island. N44°20.516' W070°11.261'

Total paddling distance: 11.2 miles

Shuttling directions: Turn right out of the parking lot.  After .3 miles, make a slight right onto Route 133.  After 5.1 miles, turn right onto Route 106/County Road.  After 4.3 miles, turn right onto Route 219.  After 2.1 miles, cross the first of the Twin Bridges and turn left into a parking lot on Googin’s Island. 

Notes:

A long paddle.  The river is distant from the road so it is very quiet.  A few stretches of rapids up to class II+.  The first stretch is known as the Tolla Walla rapids.

Click below for map.

 https://www.google.com/maps/dir/44.46498,+-70.18338/44.341923,-70.1874414/@44.3811471,-70.1684032,28507m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!4m7!1m5!1m1!1s0x0:0x0!2m2!1d-70.18338!2d44.46498!1m0?hl=en

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