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Travel Directions to Magic Falls

Maine White Water Rafting Location in West Forks

DO NOT USE YOUR MOBILE GPS TO LOCATE MAGIC FALLS!!!

Too many guests have programmed 38 Dead River Road, West Forks, Maine into their systems and have ended their journey in the middle of no-where on the back side of Bigelow Mountain.  Don't become a statistic or brunt of a classic GPS joke.  Follow the driving instructions on your confirmation or call for directions.

If you are crossing from Canada here are useful links

http://www.usborder.com/border-crossings/me/jackman-armstrong/

http://www.usborder.com/border-crossings/me/houlton-richmond-corner/ 

To Get to the Base Camp

From Points South:
Take I-95 North. Get off at Exit 133 (formerly 36) - Take Route 201 North for approximately 66 miles. The Base Camp will be on the left, across the bridge.

From the Bangor Area:
Take I-95 South to Newport , Exit 157 (formerly 39) - Take Route 2 West to Skowhegan. Take Route 201 North for approximately 46 miles. The Base Camp will be on the left, across the bridge.

 

"Hi Team,

I went on the Dead River yesterday with Justin as our guide. I wanted to let you know how much fun we all had. Justin was great and so was all your staff! Thank you for helping us make memories for our family.

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Frank, Massachusetts

"Just want to thank you once again for me and my crew for providing another awesome trip. We are never disappointed! We hit every piece of whitewater from quickwater to Class IV."
The McGillicuddys, July 2021

"This was my third time rafting with Magic Falls since with my mom and my wrokplace in the 90's. My husband rafted with Magic Falls (with Dave as his guide) with his dad almost 30 years ago. We were so happy to be able to introduce our son to this amazing experience. What a treat to have Dave be our guide after so many years. You guys are awesome!
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Rebecca L. June 2022

"Thank you for a fabulous weekend! The lodge was super. The raft ride was thrilling! The food after ride was excellent! 5 stars all around! Great job and I hope to make it back up there again."
Melody, June 2020

Maine White Water Report [Updated 1/4/2023]

Kennebec River

2023 season begins May 6

Any upcoming published flows are approximate and forecasts are estimates only. Actual flows will vary and can change quickly at any time. Always be alert and wear an approved flotation device. Never go in or near the water until you know and accept the risks you are assuming by being in this area.

Dead River

Season begins May 6 6000 cfs
May 13 6000 cfs

The Dead is the longest, continuous stretch of Class III-V whitewater in the East. Always use caution when recreating on or near dammed waters as water levels could change without notice.