Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Trails - Westgate Trails

Trailhead

Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge's Chapman Pond trail head is located off of ME Route 89 between Caribou and Limestone. From ME Route 89 take the Sawyer Road (West gate entrance). The trailhead is on the right hand side of the road (look for the large brown wildlife refuge sign). A kiosk at the trail head provides a map of the refuge trails.

Description

This section of the refuge provides a network of trails for outdoor enthusiasts and an opportunity to explore the refuge's rich diversity of habitats around Chapman Pond and Greenlaw Brook. The trails are generally flat with some following old gravel roads.

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

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 National Wildlife Refuge
William Kolodnicki
103 Headquarters Rd.
Baring
Maine
04694
207-454-7161

Photos

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Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Greenlaw Brook Division Trailhead
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The trail
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Parking
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Place to see woodpeckers
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