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Red River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Maine
River mouth St. Froid Lake (Fish River)
581 feet (177 m)
Length about 13 miles (20 km)

The Red River is a 15.7-mile-long (25.3 km) river in the North Maine Woods region, within Aroostook County, Maine.

From the outflow of Fish Pond (46°57′29″N 68°50′01″W / 46.9581°N 68.8336°W / 46.9581; -68.8336 (Red River source)) in Maine Township 15, Range 9, WELS, the river runs about 7 miles (10 km) southeast to Red River Falls in T.14 R.8 WELS, falling about 450 feet (140 m). It runs then about 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast to St. Froid Lake in Winterville Plantation falling about 90 feet (30 m).

The lake is drained by the Fish River, a tributary of the Saint John River.

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