Katahdin / Moosehead / Penquis is a region of superlatives. Here you will find the most plentiful moose and deer in Maine; more parkland than anywhere else in the state, including 200,000-acre Baxter State Park; Moosehead Lake
, the largest in the Northeast; and mile-high Mt. Katahdin
, the tallest peak in Maine. Outstanding whitewater rafting on the Penobscot and Kennebec River
s is offered, Maine's prime rafting areas. Enjoy all types of outdoor recreation, from canoeing/kayaking and camping to snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing. Truly and outdoorsman's paradise, Katahdin/Moosehead/Penquis is also home to some of the best hunting and fishing in the east. Before heading to this region, sample the culture, restaurants and accommodations in the gateway community of Bangor.