The Maine Highlands (Bangor-Katahdin-Moosehead Lake)


Welcome to The Maine Highlands, the natural wonder of Maine! Welcome to a stunning tapestry of mountains and lakes, rivers, hills and valleys. Welcome to life at a different pace, rich in life’s finer and simpler pleasures. Welcome to a place that will make you feel just that – welcome; where the smiles are as genuine as the land itself.

A natural region for people with a passion for wildlife! In this rich and wild ecosystem, sightings of moose, fox, deer, and bear are quite common. There’s a perfect body of water for every level of experience and any length of excursion. Guided expeditions by canoe and kayak can take you far into the wilderness with expert instruction, catered meals and the best provisions. From whitewater rafting to freshwater fishing, it’s all in The Maine Highlands.


Plan a snowmobile-oriented tour and vacation for the thrill of cruising over frozen terrain or well-groomed trails. And don’t forget ice fishing…to get a second shot at the one that got away!

Experience the outdoors with a bit more adrenaline in The Maine Highlands. From Mountain biking to whitewater rafting, and rock climbing to the revered tradition of hunting, the landscape here was made for outdoor recreation.

The Maine Highlands is rich in history, arts, culture and so many of life’s simpler and finer pleasures. Here you can set your own pace and delight in the singular beauty of it all. The Maine Highlands. Natural Wonder. Endless Discovery.

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For more information, please go to the regional Web site.