By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff Bangor Daily News news story New trails are being constructed in the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as a part of a $120,000 project to improve visitor access to scenic ponds and other natural highlights on the conserved property. “This trail work is really the first improvement on the Read More
Today is the autumnal equinox. Enjoy the day with a hike in Maine’s beautiful woods! To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Maine’s iconic coast thrills millions of visitors and residents each year. People love to walk York Beach, take a puffin cruise out of New Harbor, and hear the power of Acadia’s Thunder Hole. Our coast is a critical part of Maine’s economy and way of life. We must fight against any threat to it. The Read More
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Many people have shared their experiences of visiting the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument lands with us. Some visited before the designation of the Monument on August 24, 2016, and many more have been there since. Below are some blog posts, videos, and more from people who have experienced this land first-hand. If you Read More
By Murray Carpenter New York Times story On an early fall day, with just a hint of red tinting the maples, the view from the summit of Deasey Mountain is spectacular. To the west stand the rugged, treeless basins and knife-edge spine of Mount Katahdin. Off to the south, you see Wassataquoik Valley in the near Read More
And in the “Thanks, Obama!” column we are still celebrating the addition of 87,500 acres to the national park system in the form of the brand-new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. I have been working at NRCM for the entire five years that we have been advocating for a national park and recreation area Read More
The way into the new national monument is full of scenic views and hiking possibilities. By Josh Christie Portland Press Herald news story On Aug. 24, President Barack Obama established a huge swath of Maine’s northern woods as a national monument. Named the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, the 87,500 acres cover a vast Read More
NRCM went for a fun hike on Saturday, September 17th up Barnard Mountain at the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Together, NRCM staff and members hiked approximately four miles roundtrip, along a portion of the International Appalachian Trail, over Katahdin Brook, to the top of Barnard Mountain along a trail recently created by Read More