This preserve has 92 miles of lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers that cut a swathe through Maine's northern forestland. This park is the most remote in the state, and is available for those who truly wish to "rough it." Swimming, boating, fishing, and canoeing are all part of the experience. This is also a popular seasonal hunting area. Hiking trails lead to fire towers throughout the Allagash. It is important to note that there is no public transportation, nor are there any permanent residents in the park. Any visitors who plan to camp or travel through the park will be relatively isolated, and should be experienced in dealing with a primitive outdoor environment.
Eastern Branch of the Penobscot River
Along Route 11Medway, MEPhone:
Fishermen will enjoy this river with its supply of Atlantic Salmon and large mouth bass. The scenery along the river makes it a great canoeing spot.
A large state wilderness that offers recreational activities in the water and on land; a popular camping and hiking spot
Launch your canoe, kayak, or boat into park waters, including the grand Matagamon, Webster, Wassataquiok and Katahdin Lakes. For a dollar an hour, rent a canoe or kayak. More information at http://bit.ly/1efUeO0 See full description of Baxter State Park.