Seboeis Unit

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chickadee-signThis 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.

Fishing: Both coldwater and warmwater fishing is available at this site. Landlocked salmon, perch, bass and pickerel are caught in Sebeois and Endless Lakes. Brook trout are found in Turtle Pond. Fishing and hunting are subject to state laws.

Boating: The boat launch on the Seboeis inlet has a small parking area, two campsites and a gravel ramp. Hand carried boats may be launched at the launch site on the south shore of Endless Lake. Scenic views are best enjoyed from the water. Water levels vary throughout the year. Please exercise caution since stumps and rocks may be just below the surface.

Camping: Two campsites are accessible by vehicle while five are accessed by water and one is a walk-in site. All sites are on a first come first served basis and are not subject to fees, permits or reservations. All sites are equipped with a table, fire ring and nearby pit toilet.

Wildlife Watching: Loons, common terns, bald eagles, and a variety of ducks are commonly seen from the water on this site.

Winter Activities include: Ice fishing for salmon and pickerel on Seboeis. The snowmobile route from Milo to Medway passes through this unit Snowmobiling on unplowed roads is allowed, but riding on plowed roads is prohibited.

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Season: Year Round.

Special Notes of Interest:

This site is often at capacity on weekends. The best time to use this site is mid-week. The site is cleaned and cleared of trash only once weekly.

Important Natural/Cultural/Heritage Links:

www.maine.gov/ifw/fishing

Additional Information:

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Directions:

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From Millinocket: Follow Route 11 south about 16 miles to the Public Reserved Land sign opposite Department of Transportation’s sand and salt facility. Turn left and follow until the road turns to gravel. Go left across the railroad tracks. Within ¼ mile the road forks. The road on the right leads to the boat launch on the inlet to Sebeois Lake – about 1.7 miles. The road on the left leads to the dam on Endless Lake about 7 miles. From the dam to Endless Lake, you may need four-wheel drive!

From Brownville Jct.: Follow Route 11 north about 16 miles to the Public Reserved Land sign opposite Department of Transportation’s sand and salt facility. Turn right and follow until the road turns to gravel. Go left across the railroad tracks. Within ¼ mile the road forks. The road on the right leads to the boat launch on the inlet to Sebeois Lake – about 1.7 miles. The road on the left leads to the dam on Endless Lake about 7 miles. From the dam to Endless Lake, you may need four-wheel drive!