"Saco Watershed" state map

The Saco River rises in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and runs about 120 miles to its mouth at Ferry Beach. The 19-mile stretch below Fryeburg is a popular canoe trip, with clean water, stable summer flows, sandy beaches, and mountain scenery.

Saco map
Saco Watershed Data:

Length: 75 miles

Drainage Area: 1,703 square miles


Visit the EPA page for the Saco watershed.

Rivers and Streams in the Saco Watershed:

Bear Camp River
Cold River
Ellis River
Kezar Lake
Kezar Pond
Lake Ossipee
Little Ossipee Lake
Little Ossipee River
Moose Pond
Ossipee River
Pine River
Rocky Brook
Saco River
Sawyer River
Silver Lake
Swift River

Local Organizations:

Saco River Corridor Commission
PO Box 283
Cornish, ME 04020

Saco River
Recreational Council
P.O. Box 363
Fryeburg, MAINE 04037

Friends of the Saco
PO Box 253
Glen, NH 03838

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