In the northeast section of the MAINE HIGHLANDS region you’ll find Baxter State Park. Spreading out over 200,000 acres are unspoiled forests. Magnificent MountKatahdin , Maine’s tallest peak at 5,267 feet is the jewel of the park. It provides a variety of trails that first time climbers and veteran mountaineer find challenging and exhilarating. The mountain marks one end of the Appalachian Trail which links with Georgia 2,000 miles away.
At the southern entrance to the park is the town of Millinocket. Built up as a major paper mill town, today it provides accommodations and recreational activities for visitors and outdoor enthusiasts.
It’s an area where you can appreciate the vastness of the outdoors and are surrounded by exceptional locations for camping, hiking, climbing, fishing, boating, bird watching, photography, and relaxing.