Trails Illustrated :: Baxter State Park [Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Iron Works]

• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
BAXTER STATE PARK / Mount Katahdin – Trails Illustrated Map

National Geographic's recreational map of Baxter State Park / Mount Katahdin is a two-sided, waterproof
map designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched durability and detail. Loaded
with valuable information about hiking, camping, and fishing in the park, the map also includes a UTM and
Latitude/Longitude grid, as well as compass rose and scale bar for easy and accurate navigation.

Year-round activities abound in the park and the location of scenic viewpoints, wildlife viewing, boat
launches and canoe carry downs, lookout towers, amphitheaters, ATV trails, and other points of interest
are clearly marked as are park boundaries and access points. Campers will appreciate the attention paid
to noting the variety of camping facilities available including primitive campsites, group campsites, rental
cabins, RV camping, picnic shelters, restrooms, parking, and trailheads. Appalachian Mountain Club
operated lodges, huts, backcountry shelters and campsites are included as well. Whether paddling the
Northern Forest Canoe Trail, camping in the North Maine Woods, or hiking the Appalachian Trail, these
maps perform as highly functional travel tools that are as useful as they are remarkably crafted.

The front of the Baxter State Park map details the south half of the park from the lower half of the Main
Public Woods – Nahmakanta Lake Unit and includes Roach Ponds, the Katahdin Iron Works, and the KI-
JO Mary Multiple Use Forest. The northern half of the park appears on the back of the map and includes
Mount Katahdin as well as the Main Public Woods – Telos Unit, the Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area,
and the upper half of the Nahmakanta Lake Unit.

Our Baxter State Park / Mount Katahdin map is printed in the U.S.A. on durable synthetic paper, making
it waterproof, tear-resistant, and trail tough — capable of going anywhere you do. The map is two-sided,
and can be folded to a packable size of (4.25" x 9.25"), unfolded size is (26" x 38").

Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic
Society.

Popular Places Included on the Map

Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Iron Works, Roach Ponds, Barren Mountain, Earley Landing Falls, Greenwood
Ponds, Appalachian Trail, KI-JO Forest, Katahdin Lake, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Gulf Hagas

Key Features:



Waterproof and tear-resistant



Detailed topography and clearly defined, color-coded boundaries of state parks, ecological
reserves, and more

Helpful park information including checkpoints, visitor centers, and ranger stations



Northern Forest Canoe Trail





Appalachian Trail and Appalachian Mountain Club lodge, huts, shelters, and campsites



Hundreds of points-of-interest, including the location of campsites, scenic viewpoints, wildlife
viewing, boat launches, canoe carry downs, lookout towers, and amphitheaters

Latitude/Longitude, UTM, and Magnetic Declination – for use with GPS and Compass



About Baxter State Park / Mount Katahdin

Governor Percival P. Baxter so enjoyed vacationing in the Maine woods as a child, he purchased nearly
6,000 acres of land in 1930 to fulfill his dream of creating a park. The park that bears his name now covers
209,501 acres and includes Mount Katahdin, Maine's highest peak. About 75% of the park is managed as
a wildlife sanctuary. The northwest corner of the park is managed as the Scientific Forest Management
Area and is a showplace for sound forestry. Paddling, hiking, camping, mountain climbing, fishing, and
wildlife viewing make this park a popular d

Flat Size:
25".5" x 37".75"
Scale:
1:63,360
Product Code:
TI00000754
Folded Size:
4".25" x 9".25"
Revision Date:
2011-01-01
ISBN:
9781566955850
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