Allagash Wilderness Waterway

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Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Map showing the location of Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Map showing the location of Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Location in Maine
Location Maine North Woods, Maine, United States
Coordinates 46°26′45″N 69°18′33″W / 46.44583°N 69.30917°W / 46.44583; -69.30917Coordinates: 46°26′45″N 69°18′33″W / 46.44583°N 69.30917°W / 46.44583; -69.30917[1]
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)[1]
Established 1966[2]
Operator Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Website Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Type Wild
Designated July 19, 1970

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is a 92.5-mile-long (148.9 km) protected area extending from Aroostook County, Maine into Piscataquis County, Maine. It is a ribbon of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams of the Maine North Woods that includes much of the Allagash River. Canoeing, fishing, hunting, and camping are among the activities permitted.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Allagash State Wilderness Waterway". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Allagash Wilderness Waterway". Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Retrieved July 29, 2014.

External links

  • Allagash Wilderness Waterway Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
  • Allagash Wilderness Waterway Map Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
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