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Kennebec and Moose River Valleys

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Revision as of 14:16, 20 October 2009

River Valley [1] is a region of Maine that encompasses the counties of Kennebec and Somerset.

Regions

  • Kennebec County
  • Somerset County

Cities and towns

Other destinations

  • Jackman-Moose River valley

Understand

The area is heavily forested with large tracts of land owned by timber companies and private landowners.

Talk

Due to the border with Quebec, a large number of people speak French, especially in northern portions of the region.

Get in

Get around

See

  • Appreciating Fall Foliage The area's leaves start turning in September, and usually peak around the end of the month, or the beginning of October. US Route 201 from Solon to Jackman is one of the most scenic routes in the state, and has been featured in places like Yankee magazine. Route 15 is also impressive, especially around Rockwood/Greenville, where Moosehead Lake & Mt. Kineo make for some astounding vistas.

Itineraries

Do

Outdoor activities rule here.

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Canoeing and river rafting
  • Animal and bird watching

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Be aware when driving that collisions with moose are frequent in this area.

Get out


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