Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Trails - Visitor Center

Trailhead

Aroostook NWR visitor center and trail head are located off of ME Route 89 between Caribou and Limestone. From ME Route 89 take the Commerce Road (East gate entrance) to Refuge Road (look for the large brown wildlife refuge signs). The trailhead begins at the wildlife refuge kiosk next to the visitor center.

Description

There are three sections of trail found in this area of the wildlife refuge. A 1.1 mile loop trail starts and ends at the refuge visitor center, while the East Loring Trail (3.5 miles) and Durepo Loop (1.1 mile) provide outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to explore the refuges rich diversity of habitats. Trails are groomed in the winter for classic and skate skiing.

Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week. With over five miles of skiing, snowshoeing and hiking trails, Aroostook NWR offers excellent opportunities for viewing moose, bear, deer, beaver, waterfowl and many species of migratory birds.

More Information

Dogs are permitted on the refuge but must remain on the leash at all times.

Motorized vehicles, camping, campfires, mountain biking, horse-back riding, hunting, trapping and fishing are all prohibited on the refuge.

Aroostook and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge
103 Headquarters Road
Baring
Maine
04694
207-454-7161

Photos

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Trail Welcome Shelter with Information and Maps
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Beaverdam in the Swamp
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Don Lima Trail Sign
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Leaves Blanketing the Trail
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Visitor Center
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Wildlife Blind
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