The name comes from a Native American word meaning “beautiful river.” So clearly, Aroostook is a river. It’s also a valley. A county. And, it might surprise you, a state. But not a state like the other fifty. Because more than anything else, Aroostook creates a state of mind, unique to each visitor. That’s what happens when you have such a vast and timeless swath of America open for exploring.
Maine’s highest peak, Katahdin has attracted artists, adventurers and lovers of the natural world for centuries. Maine’s largest lake, nearby Moosehead, offers legendary experiences of its own for visitors with each new day. outdoor adventure, history and culture come together within a stunning natural amphitheater of mountains, lakes and woods. Located in the center of Maine – if you put your ear to the ground you can hear the heartbeat – The Maine Highlands are home to more than 200 waterfalls, countless miles of hiking trails, great hunting, and some of the best snowmobiling trails anywhere.
Feb. 15-23/KATAHDIN – Starts with a snowmobile parade along Penobscot Ave. Join the Bonfire at the Northern Timber Cruisers Club after the Parade. On Saturday, enjoy the Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Show at the Norther Timber Cruisers Clubhouse from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.. All vintage sleds welcome! The Clubhouse and Museum will be open at 7 a.m. for Food and Tours. On Wednesday, join the Annual Fin n Feather Club Kids Fishing Day at Jerry Pond from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Prizes for the Biggest and Smallest Fish! The last day is Kids day at the East Branch Sno-Rovers Club, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their clubhouse on Hathaway Rd. in Medway. Snow sliding, canoe rides ont he snow, Candy-coin scramble, hot chocolate bar, cross country ski trip o the new Riverside Acadian Trail, human curling event, snowman building, and more events being added. For info call 207 299-8822.