|61||Med||3||270||Great conditions for Tubing, Kayaking & SUP Boards!|
Not recommended for kids younger than 4 at this time.
Why Saco Bound has the best tubing…
Saco Bound operates on a section of river that is perfect for tubing and family trips. It’s hard to steer a tube. So, obstacles like rocks and trees can be a problem. Our section of the Saco has very few obstacles, especially our 3 mile trip from Saco Bound, (Putin #1) to Weston’s Beach. This section also “holds” water better and has a reliable flow when the river is at its lowest. Safety, professional service and private, riverside properties further enhance the experience. So, come tubing with us!
Saco River Conditions Guide – from Redstone/Saco Bound, NH through Fryeburg, Maine
|Cubic Feet Per Second||Below 200 CFS||200 to 1,200 CFS||1,200 to 3,000 CFS||3,000 to 4,00 CFS||Over 4,000 CFS|
|Appx Paddle Times (canoes & kayaks)||1 to 2 MPH Max||2 to 3 MPH||3 to 4 MPH||4 MPH +|
|Appx Float Times (tubes)||Less than 1 MPH||Around 1 or 2 MPH|
|Conditions||Slow conditions. May hit bottom or some waking. Still mostly passable, however.||Many beaches and easy paddling conditions. Great for Tubing! Most typical in July & August.||Good for canoe & kayaks. Some Sections Too fast for Tubing. Swimming skills necessary. Use extra caution with young kids.||Swift current, experience necessary. Not recommended for kids or non-swimmers.||Potentially Very Dangerous Conditions|
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