Skowhegan / Kennebec Valley KOA

18 Cabin Road

Canaan, ME 04924

Reserve: 800-562-7571

Info: 207-474-2858

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Local Area Attractions

Our campground is a Great location to set up base camp and plan daily excursions to many places that Central Maine has to see and do. Some items listed are "local" and others will require some traveling. Local items are listed 1st in the list. We have tried to include travel times and distances to the attractions listed to help assist you in your family's vacation planning!

Oak Pond Brewery, Skowhegan Photo

Oak Pond Brewery, Skowhegan

101 Oak Pond Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976

Oakpond Brewery opened in 1996 as the first brewery in 115 years in Skowhegan, Maine. There are six beers always on tap including special seasonal brews. They have a retail shop and conduct tours.
Hours: Monday thru Friday 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm and Saturdays 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
The brewery is housed in a converted chicken barn and located approx. 2.7 miles west of the campground off Route 2.
Please visit their website for further information.

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Lake George Regional Park Photo

Lake George Regional Park

W. Lake George Park Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976

Lake George Regional Park is a day use lakeside park owned by the State of Maine. It is the only waterside park in 30 miles that incorporates lake use with 320 acres of surrounding land for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and family & group picnicking and activities. There is a public boat launch available. Day use fees may apply.
Located approx. 2.7 miles west of the campground off Route 2.
Please visit their website for further information.

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Coburn Park, Skowhegan Photo

Coburn Park, Skowhegan

Coburn Park is a short walk from downtown Skowhegan. Twelve and one half acres located on the bend of the Kennebec River. At the present time you will find over 200 species of trees growing along with many beautiful flowers and shrubs. A beautiful place to enjoy a family picnic or just enjoy a summer stroll.
The park can be reserved for weddings and other uses.
Check their website for summer music concerts in the park.
Located approx. 9 miles west of the campground on the left side of Route 2, just before you enter downtown Skowhegan.

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World's Tallest Wooden Indian, Skowhegan Photo

World's Tallest Wooden Indian, Skowhegan

High Street
& Madison Ave.
Skowhegan, ME 04976

The Skowhegan Indian is the World's Tallest Statue of an American Indian. It is 62 feet tall on a 20 foot base. Built in 1969 by Maine artist Bernard Langlais and restored in September 2014.
Located in Skowhegan at the corner of High Street and Madison Ave (Route 201), behind the Cumberland Farms.
Approx.10 miles from the campground.

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Skowhegan State Fair Photo

Skowhegan State Fair

33 Constitution Ave
(next to Walmart Plaza)
Skowhegan, ME 04976

The Nations Oldest Consecutively Running Agriculture Fair

Ten days of Demolition Derbies, Truck and Tractor Pulls, Harness Racing, Bands, Bingo, 4-H Exhibits, Crafts, Shows, Food, Live Stock, "Action" Events .......And the list goes on!

Usually runs the 2nd week of August....we will update when the 2015 Schedule is available.
Follow along with their website.

Located approx. 11 miles west of the campground, off Route 201 North in Skowhegan.

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International Sea Plane Fly-In, Moosehead Lake Photo

International Sea Plane Fly-In, Moosehead Lake

Jul 11 - 14, 2015
Greenville, ME

2015 will be the 42nd Annual Sea Plane Fly In located on beautiful Moosehead Lake, Greenville, Maine.

Greenville is approx. 63 miles north of the campground or 1-1/2 hour drive. This makes a great day trip.

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Skowhegan River Fest Photo

Skowhegan River Fest

Aug 4 - 9, 2015
Skowhegan, ME

Multiday event in downtown Skowhegan that celebrates recreation on the Kennebec River.
Tentative Dates for Summer of 2015 are August 4th thru August 9th.
More information to be updated as it arrives!

Please follow along with "Skowhegan River Fest" on Facebook or at the "Main Street Skowhegan" website listed for further information.

Downtown Skowhegan is approximatley 10 miles West of the campground on Route 2.

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23rd Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival, Lewiston / Auburn Photo

23rd Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival, Lewiston / Auburn

Aug 21 - 23, 2015
46 Beech Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Weekend long celebration that offers hot air balloons, food and events. Based in Simard - Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston with additional food and events taking place at  Festival Plaza, Auburn.  
Balloon launches are typically scheduled for 6am and 6pm daily, weather permitting.
Located approx. 71 miles / 1hr-15min from the campground.
Check their website for more information or follow along on their Facebook page.

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