Bible Point State Historic Site

This Reserve was made famous by Teddy Roosevelt, who visited the area beginning in 1878. Roosevelt camped at the southern end of Mattawamkeag Lake while hunting and fishing throughout the area. It was reported that, each day, Roosevelt would take his bible and hike to a beautiful point of land at the confluence of the West Branch of the Mattawamkeag River and First Brook where he would read the bible.

Location: From Island Falls, take the Merriman Road to its end, then follow the hiking trail along the western shore of the West Branch of the Mattawamkeag River approximately one mile.


Related Stories
2
Events
07/27/2017
Each Thursday in Central Aroostook County, there will be music, food, dancing and shopping in the…
07/28/2017
Each year, Casting for Recovery – Maine hosts a retreat for 14 women affected by breast cancer. …
08/03/2017
The City of Caribou, Maine's "Thursdays on Sweden" Events! LIVE MUSICFUN FOR KIDSFOOD…
08/04/2017
The First Friday of each month various businesses throughout the city exhibit artists' work and…
08/04/2017
Celebrate the City of Caribou's 50th Birthday! The Town voted at the March 1967 town meeting to…
View All >
Deals
Fully Guided Hunt: 2017 season- 6 day hunt at Eagle Lake Sporting Camps or Village $4,295.00; or…
Two Days / Nights at the legendary Eagle Lake Sporting Camps for two. Rate includes 3 meals a day,…
View All >