Maine's Kennebec Valley

Taking its name from the Kennebec River, the region stretches from the river's birthplace at Moosehead Lake down beyond the capital at Augusta. Lovers of the outdoors will find prime paddling and fly-fishing spots. Hikers will be amazed at the variety of ways to go. And adventurists will be thrilled with Class IV rapids on the Kennebec and the Dead rivers. Visitors to Waterville, Skowhegan or Augusta will find offbeat excursions and many of the region’s unmatched culinary offerings.

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Featured Stories
Pick-your-own apples are the top draw in the fall at orchards in Maine's Kennebec Valley, but many orchards offer a lot more than that....more>
Quarry Road Trails Location: Waterville | Length: 2.5 to 6.5 miles | Difficulty: Moderate | Directions: Take the Main Street exit of...more>
Amidst hillside S-curves, mountain vistas, water views, and scenic overlooks meant for lingering; the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway...more>

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Events
9/21/19

Kennebec Turbine Test @ Northern Outdoors - Saturday, September 21st

Kennebec Turbine Test High Release Whitewater Rafting: Only 4 Special Release Trips Per Season!

9/27/19

Dar Williams

Dar Williams performs at Johnson Hall.

10/2/19

Graham Nash - An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories

Legendary artist Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee - with Crosby,...

10/12/19

Swine & Stein Brewfest 2019

Gardiner's most popular event is celebrating its 10th year! The Swine & Stein Brewfest brings 20+ of...

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