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
The Kennebec Valley serves up the kind of fishing that has always been at the top of everyone’s list no matter what they are looking to...more>
Easily accessible off Route 2 in Canaan, Lake George Regional Park offers a wide array of activities and amenities to visitors throughout...more>
Maine's Kennebec Valley may have just one art musuem, but we are proud to say it is home to one of the best collections of American Art in...more>
Paddling is an escape, the ideal but temporary disconnect from our world’s manic pace. Being on the water allows you to simply go with the...more>
Downtowns in Maine are a center of activities, businesses, and entertainment. There’s always a concert to attend, store to explore, service...more>
Generations of visitors have passed along the message of relaxation, rejuvenation and recreation in Belgrade Lakes area. The wholesome,...more>

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Events
7/12/19 7/21/19

Maine International Film Festival 22

Founded in 1998, the Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) is a project of the Maine Film Center....

7/27/19

Artisan Bread Fair

A free summer festival celebrating artisan bread and Maine foods, Skowhegan's annual Artisan Bread...

7/31/19 8/3/19

Skowhegan River Fest

River Fest is a multi-day event that celebrates recreation and life on the Kennebec River.

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