Black Bear

Did you know that Maine has more black bears than any other state east of the Mississippi River? In the State of Maine, Aroostook County is one of the best places to find them. If you’re looking for a bear, though, you’ll have to be patient. Black bears tend to be very shy and avoid being seen, but when you do you can expect males to weigh between 250 and 600 pounds while the females range from 100 to 400 pounds. You’ll see them crossing a road or as a black dot at the very edge of a hay or grain field. Often times, you'll see a mother with one or two cubs foraging for wild strawberries and other delicacies. Be sure to bring your binoculars for a good close up view, as bears really are best appreciated from a distance.


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…
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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,…
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