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Katahdin Lodge

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Alt Names

Northern Katahdin Valley, Aroostook County ATV trail system, Aroostook Scenic Highway, Moro Plantation, Hale Pond, Rockabema Lake, Pleasant Lake, Grass Pond, Duck Pond, Green Pond, Secrete Pond, Bradford Pond, Pickett Mountain Pond, Bear Mountain Pond, Tote Road Pond, Mt. Chase, Bald Mountain, Long Mountain, Davis Mountain, Aroostook County ATV Trail System, Coyote Trail

Last Known StatusOpen

This lodge is open year-round and offers direct access to hundreds of miles of maintained ATV trails that wind through beautiful forests, stream crossings, waterfalls, gravel pits and dirt roads. The trails eventually connect to the Aroostook County ATV Trail System. Moose and deer sightings can be plentiful. The trails are open to ATVs from May through late fall. Nearby attractions include maple syrup production tours, white river rafting, golfing and fishing.

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Nearest CityBangor, ME
Address626 Aroostook Scenic Highway, Moro Plantation, ME 04780
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From: Bangor, ME
1) Take I-95 north to Exit 264 (about 80 miles)
2) Turn left off the ramp onto Main Street/Rt. 11, continue 19 miles
3) Lodge is on the left (west) side of highway.


LandCounty Land


Prosride directly from lodge, variety of water crossings and mud holes, lots of trails, lots of additional recreational opportunities
Consmuddy, remote
Our RatingRatingVery Good    
Recommended Stay3-5 Days
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Approx Size256,000 acres (400 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail200
Climate TypeForest
Elevation600 to 1100 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has mostly mud after it rains.Mostly
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has many water crossings.Many
Small JumpsThis trail has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis trail has few large jumps.Few
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis county land has few sand or gravel pits.Few
Single TrackThis county land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis county land has some roads.Some
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe county land has few rider traffic on typical days.Few
ShadeThis county land has many shaded areas.Many
Ranges/GunfireThis county land has few shooting ranges or gunfire.Few
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
deep mud holes
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some


Permit RequiredYesMaine OHV Sticker
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (60 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 60 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted(maximum width 60 inches)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on trail
FirearmsSome Areas
Emergency / Law EnforcementFew/PeriodicJeep/SUV Patrol
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.


CommentCall lodge for cabin prices.


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (S)Pine Grove Terrace Hospital (207) 528-2051
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (S)Patton/General Store (207) 528-2549
Diesel DieselBangor, ME
Potable Water WaterOn Site Katahdin Lodge
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SW)Shin Pond Village - (207) 528-2900
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SW)Shin Pond Village - (207) 528-2900
Primitive Camping Campground20-30 Miles (E)My Brother's Place (207) 532-6739
Convenience Store Conv StoreOn Site Katahdin Lodge Camp Store
Swimming Swim AreaBangor, ME
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site Hale Pond - Canoeing
Boating Launch Boat RampOn Site Hale Pond - Canoeing


Contact InfoChuck Loucka
Katahdin Lodge
626 Aroostook Scenic Highway
Moro Plantation, ME 04780
(207) 528-7731
Contact InfoMaine Department of Inland Fisheries And Wildlife
284 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333-0041
(207) 287-8000
CommentMaine OHV Permit Info



    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Katahdin Lodge offers rooms and cabins with direct trail access.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Kawasaki OHV at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Some of the mud holes can be a challenge.

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    OHV in the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Honda Quad in the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Some water crossings are fairly deep.

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    ATV catching some air at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    An ATV catching some air.


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    Four Wheeler at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    The lodge sits on 40 acres with access to hundreds of miles of trails connecting into the Aroostook County ATV trail system.

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    ATV at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    This area is also popular with snowmobilers and hunters.


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    Some amenities at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    The lodge has nine rooms and two cabins and meals are available by advanced registration.

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    Scenic view of Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Fall is the best time to visit this area. With the cooler temps, fewer bugs and colorful foliage this place will not dissapoint.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Honda All Terrain Vehicle at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    OHV traversing the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    One of the deep water crossings.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Scenic view of Katahdin Lodge Trail

    If you don't have an ATV you can always rent a Maine camel!

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