South Branch Dead River
|South Branch Dead River|
|⁃ elevation||1,750 feet (530 m)|
|1,145 feet (350 m)|
|Length||26 miles (42 km)|
|Progression||Flagstaff Lake – Dead River – Kennebec River|
From the outflow of Saddleback Lake (Saddleback Mountain, the river runs northeast to Eustis, where its confluence with the North Branch of the Dead River was drowned by the impoundment of Flagstaff Lake in 1950.) below
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) is a 740-mile (1,190 km) marked canoeing route extending from Old Forge, New York to Fort Kent, Maine. From a four-mile portage between Rangeley on Rangeley Lake and Dallas Plantation on the South Branch, the trail runs about 35 miles (60 km) down the South Branch, Flagstaff Lake, and the Dead River, to the mouth of Spencer Stream below Grand Falls.
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 30, 2011
- "South Branch Dead River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
- Maine Streamflow Data from the USGS
- Maine Watershed Data From Environmental Protection Agency
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