South Branch Moose River
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMaine
 • elevation2,700 feet (820 m)
 • location
Moose River
 • coordinates
45°31′33″N 70°35′23″W / 45.5257°N 70.5896°W / 45.5257; -70.5896 (South Branch Moose River)
 • elevation
1,400 feet (430 m)
Length11 miles (18 km)
Basin features
ProgressionMoose RiverMoosehead LakeKennebec River
 • leftWest Branch Moose River
 • rightEast Branch Moose River

The South Branch Moose River is a tributary of the Moose River in Franklin County, Maine. Its source (45°26′21″N 70°36′14″W / 45.4393°N 70.6039°W / 45.4393; -70.6039 (South Branch Moose River source)) on Caribou Mountain is about 1.5 miles (2 km) from the Canada–United States border, in Skinner (Maine Township 1, Range 7, WBKP). From there, the river winds generally north for 11.0 miles (17.7 km)[1] to its confluence with the main stream of the Moose River in Lowelltown (T1, R8, WBKP).

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed June 30, 2011