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Moxie Falls Hiking and Canoe Trip

Moxie Falls Hiking and Canoe Trip

Overview

Your day starts with  a guided hike to Maine's highest waterfall Moxie Falls. Moxie Falls drops 90' into a series of large pools on it's way to the Kennebec River. There are several scenic overlooks to view the falls from. The hike is moderate and fun for all ages on hot days we enjoy a swim in one of the many pools. The afternoon is spent paddling down the historic Kennebec River in our 10 person Voyageur Canoes, or if you prefer you can float in a raft. Voyageur is a french word which literally means "traveler". These 10+ person canoes were used over a century ago to move goods and people on the waterways of North America. 

This is a great way to experience two of Maine's most beautiful places.

Itinerary

9:30am-  Check in at Lake Moxie Camps

9:45am-  Your guide will give you overview of the day. 
              
10:00am- Depart for 2 hour hike to Moxie Falls

1:00pm -   Lunch and canoe trip down the Kennebec River

3:30pm -   Head back to base and wrap up the day

Location

Directions to:  Moxie Outdoor Adventure & Lake Moxie Camps, Kennebec and Dead River Base
38 Troutdale Road The Forks, Maine 04985 Lost or late please call us at the river base: 207-663-2105. Trips leave on time.

From Points South:
I-95 North to Exit 133 in Fairfield, Maine. Follow Rte 201 North 65 miles to The Forks. Pass through Skowhegan and then Bingham (23 miles to The Forks). Once you reach The Forks look for our signs. The first one you will see is our office sign continue past for seven miles you will see our blue sign and the bridge crossing the Kennebec River. Take the right BEFORE THE BRIDGE turn onto the Moxie Road. DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE follow the Moxie road for 5 miles it will end at Lake Moxie look for the second blue sign. Turn right onto the dirt road go 2/10ths of a mile we you will see us on the left.

Travel time from Boston: 4. hours
Travel time from Worcester: 5 hours
Travel time from Providence: 6 hours
Travel time from Hartford: 6.5 hours
Travel time from Portsmouth: 3.75 hours
Travel time from New York: 8 hours


From Points North:
Take I-95 south to Exit 157 in Newport. Take Rte 2 West to Skowhegan. In Skowhegan take Rte 201 North. Pass through Skowhegan and then Bingham (23 miles to The Forks). Once you reach The Forks look for our signs. The first one you will see is our office sign continue past for seven miles you will see our blue sign and the bridge crossing the Kennebec River. Take the right turn BEFORE THE BRIDGE onto the Moxie Road. DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE follow the Moxie Outdoor Adventures road for 5 miles it will end at Lake Moxie look for the second blue sign. turn right onto the dirt road go .2 miles we you will see us on the left.

Travel time from Bar Harbor: 3 hours
Travel time from Bangor: 2 hours
Travel time from Calais: 4 hours
Travel time from Houlton: 3 hours

 

Questions

Fun for all ages.

Easy 1.2 mile hike 

Short canoe or raft float down the Kennebec River !

Picnic lunch seaved river side.

What to Bring

Please bring the following:

Hiking shoes

Bathing suit/Towel

Change of clothes (in case you swim)

Bug Spray

Sun Screen

Camera

Bathsuit

Small back pack

Camping & Lodging

Lodging at Lake Moxie Camps

Trip Details

Moxie Falls Hike and Canoe Trip
Trip Length: 1 Day
Difficulty: 1
Minimum Age: 7 yrs

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Price: $89 - $99

Trip: 4 to 5 hours
Trip Length: 1.5 mile hike 5 mile canoe
Difficulty: easy hike and easy paddle
Minimum Age: 7 yrs.
Picnic lunch