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Source to Sea Day 9 - Twin Bridges, Leeds to Center Bridge in Turner

  • Saturday, July 25, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Turner, ME

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Beautiful, rural paddling from Leeds to Turner.  Ends at the gateway to Androscoggin Riverlands State Park. A great section for bird sightings. Bring a lunch to enjoy at the take out in Turner. 

Meet at 8:30 am on Googin's Island (between the Twin Bridges) on Route 219 in Leeds.
Presentation/Activity: Ken Gallant on River Bubblers
Trip Leader: Judy Marden and Judy Gervais

 Put in: Googin’s Island between the Twin Bridges on Route 219.  A path leads to the downstream tip of the island, avoiding some rapids underneath one of the bridges.  A good sized paved parking lot.  N44°20.516' W070°11.261'

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N44°20T  Take out: The Leeds side of Center Bridge has a boat launch maintained by Brookfield with many      plenty of parking spaces. N44°15.436' W070°10.963'

Total paddling distance: ~10 miles

Shuttling directions: Turn left out of the parking lot.  After going over the bridge, stay left on Route 219. After 4.3 miles, turn left on Route 117/North Parish Road.  After 2.1 miles, turn left on Center Bridge Road.  The boat launch is on the Leeds side of the bridge.

Notes:  A quick, easy paddle. Lots of places to explore.  We plan to arrive at the takeout sometime around 1:00 PM so bring your lunch.


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