Hiking


What to Do?

Ideas For Those of You on a Tight Schedule!

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So Little time so much to do!

Allow 30 minutes to travel between Millinocket and Togue Pond Gate and approximately 45 minutes to reach Matagamon Gate from the town of Patten. The suggestions below are offered to help you make the most of limited time but we also encourage you to plan to visit again for a longer period of time. The Park is meant to be experienced deeply and over a period of time; wilderness experiences are measured in days and weeks, not hours, so we hope your short visit is an enjoyable introduction to a lifetime of visits!

If you have 2 hours, entering and leaving via Togue Pond Gate, we suggest:

If you have 4 hours, entering or leaving via Togue Pond Gate, we suggest:
If you have 2 hours, entering/leaving via Matagamon Gate, we suggest:
If you have 4 hours, entering/leaving via Matagamon Gate, we recommend:

These suggestions are only a few of the options available. We recommend you purchase a map even if only the $1 Day Use Map for short visits, so that you can learn more about the area you are experiencing. Opportunities expand if you have a day or more to spend in the area. Park employees at Park Headquarters in Millinocket, the Togue Pond Visitor Center, Togue Pond and Matagamon Gates and all the Park campgrounds are ready to help you plan an enjoyable visit!