Picnic On The Penobscot River: Cribworks Rapid

Summer: Spend the afternoon overlooking one of Maine’s most notorious rapids while enjoying a picnic lunch. This legendary falls played a big role in Maine’s recent logging past, and now offers some of the most challenging whitewater recreation in the Eastern US. Spread a blanket on the smooth granite ledges and cheer rafts on as they paddle through giant boulders and standing waves to make it to “The Final Chute”. Great views of Mount Katahdin can be seen from here as well as frequent sightings of Bald Eagles and Osprey.Located just a half a mile from the Big Eddy Campground just off the Golden Road come discover this favorite local pastime.