Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge - West Gate Trails

This network has more than 5 miles of trails around Chapman Pond and Greenlaw Brook. Trails are well maintained and provide excellent views of wildlife. Trails provide hiking, running, snowshoeing & skiing opportunities.
Trail Activity
Length
5.0 miles, Network
Difficulty
Easy
Towns
Caribou, Limestone
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone, Grass, Groomed Snow
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

This section of the refuge provides a network of trails for outdoor enthusiasts and an opportunity to explore the refuge's rich diversity of habitats around Chapman Pond and Greenlaw Brook. The trails are generally flat with some following old gravel roads.

All three trailheads have kiosks with maps of the trails. With over five miles of skiing, snowshoeing and hiking trails. The refuge offers excellent opportunities for viewing moose, bear, deer, beaver, waterfowl, and many species of migratory birds. The Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week.

Other Information

Motorized vehicles, camping, campfires, horse-back riding, mountain biking, hunting, trapping and fishing are all prohibited on the refuge.

Dogs are permitted on the refuge but must remain on the leash at all times.

Trail Manager

Visit Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge online for more information or contact:

Aroostook and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

Aroostook and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge
103 Headquarters Road
Baring, ME 04694
Phone: (207) 454-7161
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Keep wildlife wild: do not feed, follow, approach, or otherwise harass wild animals. Doing so may alter their natural behaviors.
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Trailhead Information

Aroostook NWR's Chapman Pond trail head is located off of ME Route 89 between Caribou and Limestone. From ME Route 89 take the Sawyer Road (West gate entrance). The trailhead is on the right hand side of the road (look for the large brown wildlife refuge sign). A kiosk at the trail head provides a map of the refuge trails.

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