Upper St. John River

Located in the North Maine Woods, the Upper St. John River is the largest, least developed free-flowing river system east of the Mississippi. Starting at the outlet of Baker Lake, you can travel over 130 miles before reaching the first settlement in the town of Allagash. The Upper St John has long been recognized as one of the most valuable unsettled rivers in the eastern United States because of its solitude, and vast wildlife watching opportunities. The Nature Conservancy has acquired 185,000 acres of the St. John River Valley, including 40 miles of river frontage beginning at Baker Lake. Paddlers seeking adventure need not look any further than this great natural wonder.


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5/4/19

Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race

This event has been part of Houlton for over 35 years. Around 100 paddlers will enter the river in...

5/18/19

Black Fly Brewfest

This will be the 3rd Black Fly Brew Fest held at the Millar Civic Center in Houlton. There will be...

5/25/19 10/5/19

Houlton Community Market

The Houlton community market begins on May 26th and is held every Saturday until October 6th in...

7/3/19

Midnight Madness

This event has become the definitive event for the town of Houlton.

7/4/19

The 4th of July Parade

The 4th of July Parade starts at 10AM in the parking lot of the Catholic Church on Main Street and...

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