Welcome to Mattawamkeag
Located on the banks of both the Penobscot and the Mattawamkeag Rivers, this rural community boasts the honor of its Wilderness Park being named by Yankee magazine as the best town-owned wilderness park for 2015. Both Henry David Thoreau and Theodore Roosevelt are among the many people who have visited the town. It is known as “two Rivers” as this is where the Penobscot and Mattawamkeag Rivers converge. The outdoor beauty and plethora of outdoor activities that are available make this town a recreationist’s dream come true.
Just minutes from Lincoln and Medway, there is a gas station with a small grocery selection. There are also places to get pizza and subs as well a take-out that operates seasonally.
With parking available at the municipal building in the center of town, you can access the ATV trails traveling north and south.
Parking for snowmobiling is available in the town municipal parking lot. From here, you can access trails that will take you to all points north and south.
Hiking/ Mountain Biking
For those who love to hike and bike in nature’s beauty, there are miles of trails one can access from the Mattawamkeag Wilderness Park.
Those who love to fish will find boat launch accesses just miles down the road in Winn and Medway. The Mattawamkeag River itself offers anglers a chance to catch one at many points along the park Road.
Located nearly 8 miles off U.S. Route 2/The Pine Tree Trail, The Wilderness Park has many different kinds of camping accommodations. From full-service camper hook-ups to Adirondack shelters and tent sites, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for all cradled on the banks of the Mattawamkeag River.
When you have worked up an appetite, there are several options available where you can re-fuel yourself up. A gas station offers fast, “warmer” food and there are take-outs serving pizzas, subs, and baskets/burgers (seasonally).
Dial 911 for emergency services
Mattawamkeag Town Office: (207) 736-2464
Mattawamkeag Town Library: (207) 736-7013