Northern Forest Canoe Trail
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile waterway connecting the Adirondacks in New York through Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine through the Allagash Wilderness Waterway and ending at the junction of the St. John & Fish Rivers at Riverside Park. Their website uses an interactive trip planner with maps to help you plan your trip - wherever you decide to start and finish. You can visit this planner at https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/trip-planner/
Allagash Wilderness Waterway
The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is managed by the Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands. It "is a magnificent, 92-mile-long ribbon of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams winding through the heart of northern Maine's vast commercial forests. For more than a century 'The Allagash' has been praised and enjoyed as a sportsman's paradise."
If you are planning on taking a trip through the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, visit: http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/doc/parksearch/details.pl?park_id=2for latest conditions and alerts.
The following guide was also downloaded from this site: Allagash Wilderness Waterway Map & Guide
Also, for an interactive trail map, go to http://www.mainetrailfinder.com/trails/trail/allagash-wilderness-waterway
The Maine Snowmobile Association has an online snowmobile interactive map which features all the major ITS trail systems; however, as is noted on the website, this is a guide, for more accurate up-to-date information on trails, contact the local snowmobile club listed in the general area.
The Fort Kent SnoRiders website also posts an interactive map indicating other locally maintained trails in their region. You can view this map at:
The Town of Eagle Lake has their own trail system that is perfect for the active outdoorsman. There are three (3) sections to our trails: Trail A, Trail B, and Trail C. Each trail loops back on to the previous trail, the total miles of the trail system is 2.5 miles. In the winter, the Town has snow shoes and ski's available for public use.
Please contact the Town Office at 207-444-5511 for more information.
Local Trail Maps
Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund's Tour De La Vallee
The Tour De La Vallee is an annual fund-raising event for the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund which incorporates 25-mile, 50-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile biking routes, a 35-mile mountain biking route and 3k/5k/10k walking and running routes. The following maps are the routes used for this event. For more details on the Tour de la Vallee itself and how you can participate, visit http://paradiscancerfund.org/tour-de-la-vallee.html
The following maps were downloaded as individual static maps of trails in the Upper St. John Valley. Interactive (Google Map) versions of the maps can be accessed on the GoAroostookOutdoors website: http://www.goaroostookoutdoors.com/trails
Length: 0.7 miles, Round-trip
- Hiking/Walking, Nordic Skiing, Biking, Running, Snowshoeing
Town: Fort Kent, St. John Plantation, St. Francis
Length: 17 miles, One-way
Tour De L'Acadie
If you are looking to explore the Acadia of the Lands & Forests Region on bike, Fresh Trail Adventures hosts an annual bike tour of this cross-border region. Trail directions are located on their website http://freshtrails.com/event/tour-de-lacadie-2014/
The Fort Kent Outdoor Center is a community managed recreational facility promoting outdoor trail based activities year round in the beauty of the St. John Valley. They offer a wide variety of trails for all seasons - Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, Walking & Biking. The most current maps are accessible at: http://10thmtskiclub.org/trails/trail-map/
Please note: Membership, Season Pass or Daily Pass is now required to use the trails.
Chamber Toll Free: (800) SEE-FKME / (800) 733-3563 Chamber Phone: (207) 834-5354 Email: email@example.com Office Hours: Tues-Fri 10a to 5p(EST)
Maine Dept. of Transportation: Explore Maine By Bike Tours
The following maps were downloaded as individual static maps of bike trails highlighted in the ME-DOT's Explore Maine by Bike . For more details on each tour, such as conditions, highlights and terrains, click on the tour details link for each at: http://exploremaine.org/bike/aroostook/index.shtml
The County: Trails in various lengths looping from Caribou to the St. John Valley through US Route 1 & Route 161 & 162.
St. John Valley: Trails in various Lengths looping Frenchville/St.Agatha to Fort Kent.
Town: T15 R9 WELS
Difficulty: Easy, Moderate, Advanced
Length: 16.0 miles, Network
Town: Fort Kent
Length: 0.8 miles, Network
Fort Kent Riverside Recreational Trail (Aerial)
-Hiking/Walking, Biking, Running, Snowshoeing
Town: Fort Kent
Length: 3.0 miles, Network
The following maps were downloaded from the Valley ATV Riders website at http://www.valleyatvriders.com/trail_maps.html Please visit this site for trail conditions and updates.
St. John Valley Heritage Trail Ride (approx. 16 mile one-way)
St. John to Soldier Pond to Caribou Road Loop (approx. 46 mile loop)
Soldier Pond Loop (approx. 33 mile loop)