Katahdin Woods and Waters Winter Fun, National Monument

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Katahdin Woods and Waters Winter Fun, National Monument

February 14 - February 17

Free

What:

Volunteer Guided Cross Country Ski and or Snowshoe on Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Groomed ski trails

North End or marked East Branch of the Penobscot SnowshoeTrail

When:

Meet at 10 am at the trail head /Matagamon Gate each day

February 14th Guided beginner Intermediate SKI (advanced can extend on their own)

February 15 and 16th Guided Snowshoe with beginner animal sign and tracking (conditions permitting)

February 17th Guided Ski or Snowshoe depending on reservations

Where :

Find directions to the north end of KAWW here: https://www.nps.gov/kaww/planyourvisit/winteractivities.htm

Note , the trail head and boundary are found .6 mile in from route 159 on a plowed gravel road. Pack a shovel just in case, all wheel drive and or snow tires suggested.

https://www.nps.gov/kaww/planyourvisit/winteractivities.htm

How:

Please RSVP at the Katahdin Communities Outing Club Meet up event page

or email us at lunksoos@gmail.com for information /Reservations

 

Weather dependent , trail conditions and cancellations will be posted at :

https://www.facebook.com/Katahdin-Woods-Waters-645835978805887/

 

ETC:

All guided trips are fine for beginner to advanced , more unguided options for advanced skiers after.

Bring warm layers, equipment , camera, snacks and water , we suggest poles with your snowshoes if you have them.

We now have a privy at the trail head

Please check for changes and cancellations before driving all the way up there, no cell service at the trail head.

Overnight accommodations/dining can be found at the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce , ask for Patten/Mt Chase region.

Organizer

Katahdin Communities Outing Club
Phone:
(207) 852-1291
Email:
lunksoos@gmail.com

Other

Parking Instructions
Plowed gravel road .6 mile long , pack a shovel just in case , all wheel drive recommended , and or snow tires.
Is Registration Is Required
Yes
How To Register
https://www.meetup.com/c69bc5fd-52bd-4e8f-a225-c78efd3e9918/
Who to Contact w/Questions About This Event
lunksoos@gmail.com
Equipment:
Equipment Not Provided
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Dogs:
Dogs Okay (leashes required)
Accessibility:
Not Wheelchair Accessible
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