Run of River

SkowheganRunOfRiver_CMYK-01Run of River is a proposed whitewater recreation area in and around the Kennebec River Gorge that will enhance quality of life for residents and position Skowhegan as a tourist destination. Features will include a whitewater park with enhanced rapids and waves for kayakers, canoeists, and other water enthusiasts; terraced seating; an expanded and developed non-motorized, four-season trail system; a riverfront promenade; pristine fishing waters with improved fish habitat; and a boathouse/events venue.

A strategic community development project designed to improve quality of life and place, Run of River will diversify the economy, spur business development and tourism, create jobs, attract entrepreneurs and new residents, improve health and wellness of citizens, engage local youth, and transform Skowhegan into an even more vibrant, bustling cultural center for years to come.

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