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Trip Ideas: Nature & Wildlife

The Maine Highlands offer excellent wildlife viewing. Here you can hike Maine’s highest mountain over Maine's largest lake. You can experience whitewater rafting or explore pristine wilderness. Bangor is Maine’s second largest city with many cultural and historic activities to entertain your family. This region is home to Baxter State Park is a magnificent, 200,000-acre wilderness preserve. Trails lead up mile-high Mt. Katahdin and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.

Millinocket - All About Moose!


Awake to the beauty and tranquility of the great Maine Woods.

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the Appalachian Trail Cafe. You’re bound to catch good stories here, this is one of the last stops for AT thru-hikers.

Check out some Galleries

Check out amazing wildlife and nature art and photography at these two fine galleries in Downtown Millinocket.

Mark Picard Wildlife Photography
Wildlife Photography Workshops are offered here.

North Light Gallery features the work of Maine artists who draw their inspiration from Maine’s interior landscape including Mt Katahdin.


Book a Moose Tour at New England Outdoor Center. Hike some of the same trails that Henry David Thoreau blazed here and take in the breathtaking natural landscape that Frederick Edwin Church painted.

Day's End

Watch a spectacular sunset over Mt. Katahdin from the shores of Lake Millinocket.