Maine & Acadia National Park - North Maine Woods (PDF Chapter)
This is the North Maine Woods chapter from Lonely Planet’s Maine & Acadia National Park guidebook.
If you flew over Maine’s Great North Woods at night, you’d see barely a twinkle of light below. This is one of America’s truly impressive wildernesses, a vast expanse of dark forest, raging rivers and herds of moose. Human settlements feel almost incidental.
- climb to the top of a mountain peak in Baxter State Park and enjoy a fabulous view (when the clouds cooperate)
- take an adrenaline-fueled white-water journey along thundering sections of the Kennebec River
- enjoy the scenery on Maine’s largest lake during a cruise aboard the vintage SS Katahdin on Moosehead Lake
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Moosehead Lake, Baxter State Park.
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