Canada Falls and Seboomook Releases


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Safety Notice:  River flows and levels at these facilities are subject to change.  Please exercise caution when recreating upstream or downstream of dams and powerhouses.

235119 Penobscot River Upper South Branch, Canada Falls Dam

The following boating releases are scheduled on Saturdays from 10AM to 3 PM.

Weekend July August September
1st 500 600 750
2nd 600 750 600
3rd 600 600 500*
4th 900 750  
5th 600 600 *on or before 9/15


235120 Penobscot River Upper West Branch, Seboomook Dam

Minimum daily flow increased to 500 cfs.  This flow will be available 24/7 throughout the boating season 

Special "high-water" release (1500 cfs) - Saturday, September 3 (Labor Day weekend)


Flow Information System:  Flow information will be available from April 1 through October 15

Call Waterline's free national telephone hotline: 1-800-452-1737

At the prompt, dial-in a six digit site code for the specific river of interest.

Canada Falls: 235119

Seboomook: 235120

McCay Station (Ripogenus Dam):  234114


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