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We were on the road from Portland to Rangeley Lakes on Roxbury Road which was tracking the Swift River when we spotted the signs for Coos Canyon rest area and parking lot. So glad we decided to take a break.
We viewed the canyon, Swift...More
My wife and I have been to Coos Canyon many times. It is a beautiful spot to swim or have a picnic. The Swift River runs down from the mountains forming the gorge. Take Route 17 from Mexico north until you see the signs for...More
These falls are easy to see from the parking area. There is extensive fencing to keep you from falling in. There is no advance warning of this stop, so we pulled in upstream to see rapids, and were pleased to see the actual falls a...More
We had been driving and hiking in the Rangeley area all day but the kids wanted to swim in a fun area where they could “cliff jump.” This was just the spot. The water was clean and not freezing. They jumped and swam for an...More
Nice place to swim, but be careful its all rocks. Waterfall view at pick nick area with covered tables, gives you a break from the sun. Bathroom up the hill and a store across the street. Nice area, excellent picture spot. Lots of families out...More
I visited coos canyon while I was panning for gold in the Swift River. It is a very unusual land formation and you can go swimming which is a unique experience. As a geologist this area is full of amazing places.