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Katahdin-Region in northern Maine stretches from Greenville and Moosehead Lake to Baxter State Park. Easily accessible from Interstate 95, the Katahdin Region, with it's breathtaking rivers, mountains and streams, is a four-season recreational wonderland! In summertime, you will find whitewater rafting and kayaking along the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, and the Kenebec and Penobscot Rivers. Also, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and mountain climbing are just a few of the other exciting adventures you'll find in area. Mt. Katahdin is the northern starting point of the Appalachian Trail, and has lots of challenging and scenic trails for hikers, both experienced and beginners. The Katahdin Region is also prime moose country, having one of the largest concentrations of moose in the U.S! There are several "moose locations" in the area where you can get a look at these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Wintertime brings glorious snow to the Katahdin region and some of the finest snowmobiling trails in the state. Other wintertime activities include sledding, cross-country skiing and ice fishing The Katahdin area is filled with colorful festivals and special events throughout the year, such as the Wooden Canoe Festival, usually held in August, and the Katahdin Winter Fest, usually held in February. Lodging and restaurants in the area are both abundant and varied in their style, price and menu.

Surrounding areas: Moosehead Lake, Maine (18.8 mi), Sebec Lake, Maine (21.6 mi), Lake View Plantation, Maine (27.4 mi), The Forks, Maine (36.4 mi)

Katahdin Region Vacation Rentals




Katahdin Region Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Kineo View Motor LodgeGreenville, ME16.6 mi.(207) 695-4470

Katahdin Region Weather & Climate

Maine offers four distinct seasons. In the Katahdin Region there is plenty of clear, sunny weather in summer, with nights cool enough to provide a welcome relief from the warm days. Brisk days and cool nights in September prepare for what is the favorite season for many in Maine - the spectacular colors of fall. Temperatures continue to cool through October and November, and the really cold weather settles in around Thanksgiving. Below zero temperatures are possible in January and February, but usually do not last for any long period of time. Snow is usually continuously on the ground from December through February. Temperatures begin to increase in March, with a corresponding increase in humidity. The northern area receives approximately 85 inches of snow a year, most of it occurring in eight to ten measurable storms per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 21°F -1°F 2.97 in. -
February 25°F 0°F 2.15 in. -
March 34°F 9°F 2.96 in. -
April 46°F 24°F 3.22 in. -
May 61°F 37°F 3.38 in. -
June 71°F 48°F 4.12 in. -
July 76°F 53°F 4.01 in. -
August 75°F 51°F 3.81 in. -
September 65°F 43°F 3.68 in. -
October 52°F 32°F 3.43 in. -
November 39°F 23°F 3.33 in. -
December 26°F 7°F 3.04 in. -

Katahdin Region Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Bangor International airport (BGR) located about 60 miles south of Katahdin Region in Bangor, Maine.

Katahdin Region Attractions

 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME93.6 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Hillcrest Golf ClubMillinocketME29.9 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Big SquawGreenvilleME16.6 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME60.5 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME78.0 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME94.5 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME97.8 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME107.4 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH109.1 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME109.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Lily Bay State ParkME10.7 mi. 
Katahdin Iron Works State ParkME14.4 mi. 
Peaks-Kenny State ParkME25.3 mi. 
Baxter State ParkME37.7 mi. 


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