Location: Near Staceyville, Penobscot County
Description: The Wassataquoick Public Reserved Land unit contains miles of the Wassataquoik Stream and East Branch of the Penobscot, both of which offer outstanding native brook trout and salmon habitat. Paddlers enjoy the swift currents of the East Branch, and primitive campsites can be found on the shores of Wassataquoik Stream. The unit also contains a popular snowmobiling trail that connects East Millinocket and Shin Pond. The parcel includes 775 acres around Wassataquoick Stream, which are part of the state’s Ecological Reserve System, established to protect Maine’s biodiversity, among other purposes.
Activities: Boating, camping, canoeing, cross-county skiing, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.
For More Information: For more information about the Wassataquoik Public Reserved Lands visit the Maine Bureau of Park and Lands website.