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Kayak a Remote Lake to Historic Site

Kayak a Remote Lake to Historic Site

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

A Registered Maine Guide for the past 16 years, this is one of my favorite lakes to kayak. I've spent the last 28 years exploring Western Maine; many of the lakes are remote and can only be accessed by remote dirt roads and hidden footpaths leading to the water's edge. This is one of those lakes. The Carry Road, where Louise Dickinson Rich wrote about her secluded life in the book "We Took to the…
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What we’ll do

First, we'll meet at our mountain top off-grid log home, view our maps and review kayaking safety, pack a lunch, load in the kayaks and gear. Then we'll drive (guests following along in their own vehicles) westerly out of town, to the Brown Company logging roads, deep into the Maine Woods. We may spot a moose or a deer along the way. We'll park at the footpath leading to Pond-in-the-River, …

What else you should know

Please read Louise Dickinson Rich's book, "We Took to the Woods", for historical background of this area. The site where it all took place will mean much more to you after you read the book.

What I’ll provide

Food
Lunch
Equipment
Kayaks, pfds, paddles

What to bring

Jacket
Sun Screen
Sun glasses
Water shoes or crocs
Drinking Water
Camera
Bug Spray

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Where you'll be

We will be driving remote logging roads, kayaking remote Pond-in-the-River and hiking the Carry Road in Upton, Maine. We'll visit Forest Lodge, a complex of remote structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. If we are lucky, we can also peek inside them!

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sun, Sep 22    From 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
$175 per person
4 of 4 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please read Louise Dickinson Rich's book, "We Took to the Woods", for historical background of this area. The site where it all took place will mean much more to you after you read the book.
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Kayak a Remote Lake to Historic Site
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From $175/person
2 reviews
From $175/person