East Branch Piscataquis River

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East Branch Piscataquis River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationMaine
 ⁃ location
Piscataquis River
 ⁃ coordinates
45°17′02″N 69°35′31″W / 45.2840°N 69.5919°W / 45.2840; -69.5919 (East Branch Piscataquis River)Coordinates: 45°17′02″N 69°35′31″W / 45.2840°N 69.5919°W / 45.2840; -69.5919 (East Branch Piscataquis River)
 ⁃ elevation
590 feet (180 m)
Length14 miles (23 km)
Basin features
ProgressionPiscataquis River – Penobscot River

The East Branch Piscataquis River is a tributary of the Piscataquis River in Piscataquis County, Maine. From its source in Little Squaw (Maine Township 3, Range 5, BKP EKR), it runs south 14 miles (23 km)[1] to its confluence with the West Branch Piscataquis River in Blanchard to form the Piscataquis.

The Appalachian Trail crosses the East Branch just upstream from its joining with the West Branch.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 22, 2011
  • "East Branch Piscataquis River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-06-01.
  • Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
  • Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency