Nahmakanta Lake Camps
"True Maine Wilderness"

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                " Access and Location"              

                                              

                                      By Vehicle May 1st - Nov 30th 

 

                From points south of Bangor, Maine 

 Please note  that even though our mailing address is in Millinocket, you do not pass through Millinocket to reach us. The most direct route to us from points south of Bangor is via the town of "Greenville" (at the south end of Moosehead Lake)

To reach Greenville, exit I-95 at "Newport", then take Rt 7 north to Dexter, Rt 23 to Guilford, then Rts 6/15 to Greenville. (for more detail, see a state highway map of Maine) From Greenville, drive 20 miles north along the east side of Moosehead Lake to the tiny village of"Kokadjo". From Kokadjo store on left, it is 26 miles on gravel roads to Nahmakanta. Look for "NLC" signs at all turns. Check your odometer at the store. 

The following mileage figures are measured from Kokadjo store (not to be added to previous figure).....at 0.2 miles, bear Left......at 1.4 miles bear Right....at 1.8 bear Right....at 6.6 turn Left....at 10.6 bear Right.....at 11.6 turn Left.....at 13.3 turn Right.....at 14.0 turn Left.....at 17.0 bear Left.....at 18.3 bear Left.....at 19.2 bear Left.....at 24.8 turn Right.....25.8 arrive at camp.

Driving Distances :

Newport - Greenville             54 miles 

Greenville - Kokadjo              20 miles

Kokadjo - Nahmakanta Lake    26 miles

     From Mid-Coast Maine and the Greater Bangor area.....

        (Camden, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Acadia Nat'l Park, etc)

  Use state highways to reach Bangor, then take I-95 northbound approx 15 miles to exit 199. Turn left (north) onto Rt 16. After 25 miles,  arrive in downtown Milo. Turn right (north) onto Rt 11. Continue north on Rt 11 for 25 miles, turn left onto gravel road at "Jo-Mary Lake Campground" sign. After 1/4 mile, stop at checkpoint to register and pay road use fee (Maine residents, $5 per adult....Non-residents, $10 per adult; no charge for kids 15 and under) Beyond gate, follow "NLC" signs 27 miles to camp.

 

Driving Distances:

 Bangor - Exit 199                    15 miles

 Exit 199 - Milo                        25 miles

 Milo - Jo Mary turnoff            25 miles

 Jo Mary - Nahmakanta Camps   27 miles

              From Millinocket and Baxter State Park....

 Head south out of Millinocket on Rt 11. After 15 miles, turn right onto gravel road at "Jo-Mary Lake Campground" sign. After 1/4 mile, stop at checkpoint to register and pay road use fee (Maine residents, $5 per adult....Non-residents, $10 per adult; no charge for kids 15 and under) Beyond gate, follow "NLC" signs 27 miles to camp.

We recommend 4WD or high clearance 2WD vehicles.  "Town" cars are O.K. (add 15 minutes drive time). 

By Float Plane: May 10 - Oct 15 

 From Ambajejus Lake (8 miles west of Millinocket)
"Katahdin Air Service"  Jim Strang  (207) 723-8378
Katahdin Air base - Nahmakanta Camps (12 minute flight)  

  $110 per person RT  (2 person minimum)

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Don & Angel Hibbs PO Box 544 Millinocket, Maine 04462   (207)731-8888
E-mail:
info@nahmakanta.com