Bike Trek to Aroostook County; Trek #3 Enfield to Lincoln, Maine

Bike Trek to Aroostook County; Trek #3 Enfield to Lincoln, Maine

Ride bikes through the many lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams of the Lincoln Lakes Region!

Total Ride Distance 12.4 MI, 368 FT


The best bike treks will provide views, experiences, and quiet time with your thoughts. This portion of the bike trek to Aroostook County will connect you with nature and provide a few mental “zen” moments along the way.

After taking in the beauty of Cold Stream Pond, continue your ride along US Bike Route 501 toward Lincoln. The majority of this ride will be among the trees along route two. The real treat happens when you take a short detour onto Mohawk Road about 4.4 miles into the journey. If you have built up an appetite, pop into the Barnes Brook Golf Course for a slice of pizza at The Pizza Grill at Barnes Brook. The menu features some mouth-watering options like barbeque chicken pizza, boneless chicken wings, and over-the-top delicious fresh-baked desserts.

Continue on Mohawk Road, where you will get within a few feet of the Penobscot River. Here you will have the best opportunity to see the majestic eagle or blue heron. This ride is considered very flat, so enjoy the casual, laid-back feeling as you coast along.

Request a free visitor's guidebook and cultural map be mailed to you here!

Lincoln, Maine's downtown gazebo is the best place for a selfie on your ride!


This town is filled with outdoor adventures and numerous local cuisine featuring an assortment of options. Finish this ride through historic downtown Lincoln and on to Main Street. There are several restaurants, small shops, and a Marden's Surplus and Salvage store for bargain hunters.

For a bite to eat, follow the lumberjack sign and head to The Forester Pub for a relaxed outdoor and indoor dining experience. The menu offers a modern twist to the classic pub fare options, not to mention a generous selection of craft beers and specialty drinks to choose from.

Interesting fact, Lincoln is home to more than a dozen lakes and ponds! With this many options for aquatic adventures, it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down to one. This leg of the journey ends directly in front of Mattanawcook Pond at the scenic Lincoln Loon Statue on Main Street. Take a quick selfie in front of the loon and grab a cozy spot to relax in the gazebo.

Another must-see in Lincoln is hard to miss; gaze out at the awe-inspiring Rollins Mountain wind project. The solar turbines are an engineering wonder and really are a must-see.

Check out the next leg of USBR 501 from Lincoln to Staceyville here! View all 38 cycling routes in Aroostook County here.