North Maine Woods attractions

State Park in North Maine Woods

Baxter State Park

Set in the remote forests of northern Maine, Baxter State Park centers on Mt Katahdin (5267ft), Maine's tallest mountain and the northern terminus of the 2190-mile Appalachian Trail (www.appalachiantrail.org). This …
State Park in Moosehead Lake

Lily Bay State Park

To camp on the shores of Moosehead Lake, pitch your tent (per site $30) at one of the 90 campsites at this lovely, 925-acre park. Relax on the sandy beach, bird-watch and stroll the 2-mile shoreline trail. The park …
Museum in Moosehead Lake

Moosehead Marine Museum

Moosehead Lake’s colorful history is preserved in the Moosehead Marine Museum, next to the dock that shelters the SS Katahdin. The museum also operates cruises on the steamboat.
Historic Site in North Maine Woods

Katahdin Iron Works

A reminder of a time when blast furnaces and charcoal kilns smelted iron all day, the iron works was built in 1843 and used for about 30 years. Eventually the costs of operating in such isolation made the facility u…