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maine-woods-waters-8199-55Guilford Memorial River Walk

The Guilford Memorial River Walk begins at the parking area north of the Sangerville Bridge on Rte. 23 just beyond the Piscataquis River. A short walk, 1/3rd mile east, goes downriver to a picnic table and sitting bench. A longer, flat 1 mile walk goes west, upriver, following the old Bangor and Piscataquis Railroad along the river to Haley Construction on Rte. 15. Free.

maine-woods-waters-8196-108Lily Bay State Park

Since the time of the earliest inhabitants, Moosehead Lake has been a location popular for fishing, hunting and a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Wildlife viewing, hiking, boating, swimming, fishing and camping are some of the many available activities at this location. Fee.

maine-woods-waters-8193-54Little Moose Unit Bureau of Parks and Lands

This 15,000 acre tract of public land is located west of Greenville, in Moosehead Junction and Big Moose Townships (unorganized). The forested land is flat to gently rolling and includes most of the Little Moose Mountain range with steep slopes, rocky streams, and remote ponds. Visitors may enjoy hiking, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, wildlife watching, and camping in this seemingly remote setting. Free.

maine-woods-waters-8204-98Seboeis Unit

This 13,000 acre unit managed by the Bureau of Public Lands is located about halfway between Brownville Junction and Millinocket off Route 11. Large lakes, hardwood ridges, flat areas of softwood and good views of the mountain, including Katahdin, make this an attractive place for nature lovers to enjoy fishing, boating, camping and wildlife watching. Free.

maine-woods-waters-8212-37Shin Pond Trail

This view is appreciated through all four seasons, but is most striking in autumn as Katahdin forms the backdrop for the multi-colored and uninterrupted canvas of fall foliage that extends from the monition to Route 11. Turn to the east and experience a panoramic view of rolling hills, forests and fields that nearly equals the westerly view.