Parks & Natural Attractions

Aroostook State Park
Maine's first state park, Aroostook State Park was established in 1939 because of local citizens who donated 100 acres of land to the State of Maine. Learn More >>

Aroostook National Wildlife Reserve
In 1998 the Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge was established, when 4,700 acres of the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine, was transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Learn More >>

Allagash Wilderness Waterway
The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is 92 mile long series of lakes, streams, ponds, and rivers winding its way through the heart of the North Maine Woods begins in Northern Piscataquis County and flows north to the St. John River. Learn More >>

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. Learn More >>

Deboullie Public Reserved Lands
One of The County's most beautiful places, this remote section of the North Maine woods provides some great opportunities for hiking, fishing, hunting, camping and wildlife watching. Learn More >>

Eagle Lake Public Reserved Lands
Eagle Lake is a 23,000- acre unit including most of Eagle Lake and abuts Square Lake to the east with a thoroughfare connecting the two lakes in the unorganized townships of T16R6 and T16R5. Learn More >>

Mars Hill Mountain
Mars Hill has many attributes that make it special but its newest attribute is one you will likely not miss if you visit. Mars Hill Mountain, at the time of its construction, is home to New England's largest wind farm holding 28 massive wind turbines. Learn More >>

Round Pond Public Reserved Lands
This 20,000 acre unit of the North Maine Woods is a popular destination for hunting and camping and canoeing. Learn More >>

Squapan Public Reserved Lands
This forested area, bordering scenic Squapan Lake, attracts visitors who enjoy paddling, hunting (link), fishing (link), birding (link) and camping(link) in a semi-remote setting. Learn More >>

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. Learn More >>


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