......in Maine's "Katahdin Region"

Nahmakanta Lake Camps

Wilderness Lodge and Cabins

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.....on sparkling, spring-fed  "Nahmakanta",

Maine's most beautiful lake !

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Don & Angel Hibbs      (207) 731-8888         info@nahmakanta.com

 

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Driving Directions to Nahmakanta  

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


     Directions from Nahmakanta Lake Camps Back to Kokadjo

Set odometer to 0.0 At Camp.... at 1.0 mile Turn Left, Cross Bridge....at 6.6 miles Gostraight (ignore turn to left)....at 7.5 miles Bear Right at Fork....at 8.8 miles Bear Right....at 11.8 miles Turn Right .....at 12.5 miles Turn Left....at 14.2 miles Turn

Right....at 19.2 miles Turn Right....at 24.0 miles Bear Left (merge onto “GreenvillRoad”)

at 25.8 miles Arrive at Kokadjo Store on Right.....It is then 20 Paved Miles toGreenville

 

    Directions from Nahmakanta Lake Camps Back to Bangor


0.0 At camp at 1.0 mile Turn Left, Cross Bridge....at 6.6 miles go straight
(ignore turn to left)...at 7.5 miles Bear Left at Fork. At 14.0 miles arrive at Henderson Checkpoint. 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) At 20.5 miles turn left at intersection. At 27.0 miles arrive at Jo Mary Checkpoint. Just beyond checkpoint turn right onto paved Route 11. Continue south on Rt 11 for 25 miles. In Milo, turn left onto route 16 East. Continue straight for 25 miles, look for entrance to I-95 on right. Follow I-95 to Bangor.

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  (207) 731-8888

P.O. BOX 544

Millinocket, Maine 04462

info@nahmakanta.com