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Katahdin Lodge

Friday, April 28, 2023

Other 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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Permit RequiredYesMaine OHV Sticker
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedNoATVs and motorcycles must be registered in Maine. No reciprocity with other states.
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust 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 Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & 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)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedkeep on designated trails
Rule EnforcementFew/PeriodicJeep/SUV Patrol


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


AreaMotorized Trails
LandCounty Land



    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


    CommentCall lodge for cabin prices.


    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
    Comments(Scroll Down For Rider Reviews & Comments)


    Nearest CityBangor, ME
    Address626 Aroostook Scenic Highway, Moro Plantation, ME 04780
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    Trail MapGo To Trail Map
    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.


    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 Four Wheeler at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Some of the mud holes can be a challenge.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    OHV crossing the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Honda ATV in the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Some water crossings are fairly deep.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Quad jumping at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    An ATV catching some air.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Quad 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.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    ATV at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    This area is also popular with snowmobilers and hunters.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Some amenities at Katahdin Lodge Trail

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

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Scenic view at 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 Quad at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    OHV crossing the water at Katahdin Lodge Trail

    One of the deep water crossings.

    Katahdin Lodge Trail Photo

    Scenery at Katahdin Lodge Trail

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

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