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.

 

Activities

ATVing

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With parking available at the municipal building in the center of town, you can access the ATV trails traveling north and south. 

(Click Here To Access The Two Rivers ATV Club Facebook page)

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Snowmobiling

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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.

(Click Here To Access The Mattawamkeag Roadrunners Club Facebook page)

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Hiking/ Mountain Biking

Walking to Campsite

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.

(Click Here To Access The Mattawamkeag Wilderness Park Facebook Page)

Fishing

Young Fisherman

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.

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Camping

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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.

(Click Here To Access The Mattawamkeag Wilderness Park Facebook Page)

 

Food

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 is a take-out serving pizzas, subs, and baskets/burgers.  

Burger Double
Pepperoni Pizza
 
 
MSP Patrolman Emery O. Gooch Memorial Highway, U.S. Route 2. Mattawamkeag
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Patrolman Gooch was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty in Mattawamkeag, Maine. He was the first Maine State Trooper killed in the line of duty.

Patrolman Gooch was a US Navy veteran of WWI. He had served with the agency for 1 month and was survived by his wife. 1885-1924

(Click Here To Access The Officer Down Memorial Webage for more information)