Penobscot River Paddling Trail

News & Updates

New Campsite in Prospect

New Campsite in Prospect On Sept. 24, 2023, 13 volunteers gathered to make the 11th campsite of the PRPT, located on Bowden Point in Prospect. We worked from 9 am to 1 pm to clear and mow two small fields, clear the ground of logs and brush for tents, carry in a picnic table, an

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Paddling the South Branch of the Marsh River, Frankfort and Prospect

Paddling the South Branch of the Marsh River, Frankfort and Prospect September 2 could not have been a more beautiful day, and paddling conditions were ideal. Not too hot, a light breeze all day, a rising tide helping us paddle up the South Branch of the Marsh River. Twenty-three people met and launched at 10:30

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Canoe Trip and Annual Meeting 2023

Canoe Trip and Annual Meeting 2023 On the morning of July 30, Donne Sinderson, David Thanhauser, and Cloe Chunn met at  the Penobscot Salmon Club in Brewer, home of one of the PRPT campsites. We launched canoes at 8:20 on a slack almost-high tide. When we started seeing eagles over downtown Bangor-Brewer right away, we knew

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Join Us for Our Annual Meeting

Join Us for the PRPT Annual Meeting & Paddle The Penobscot River Paddling Trail’s Annual Meeting and whitewater trip is right around the corner: July 29-30. The full trip is a whitewater and tidewater trip: a two-day paddle from Old Town to Orrington. On Saturday, July 29, we’ll meet at 9 am in Old Town

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Volunteers Complete “Sturgeon Leap” Campsite

Volunteers Complete “Sturgeon Leap” Campsite On April 29, 20 volunteers gathered to create our 10th Penobscot River Paddling Trail campsite, based as all campsites are on a handshake agreement. The landowner is the Town of Orrington, and we are grateful for their invitation to place a campsite there. The campsite is 12 miles upriver from

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PRPT Board Members Take Podium

PRPT Board Members Take The Podium Two members of the Penobscot River Paddling Trail Board of Directors came away winners at a recent whitewater paddling competition. Clayton Cole and Linda Basilicato, spent April 29-30 weekend racing in New Hampshire’s Blackwater River competition. Their race went well despite it being rainy both days. Together, they won both

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