Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (KWWNM) permanently conserves a portion of Maine’s iconic forests, safeguarding more than 30 miles of pristine rivers and streams, and protecting prime habitat for beloved and rare wildlife. The monument offers spectacular views of Katahdin, special ecological features, and extensive Maine historic and cultural resources.
The national monument is open to visitors, with opportunities for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, and hunting, among others recreational pursuits.
Throughout the Monument’s peopled history many artists, authors, conservationist, recreationists, scientists and visitors have been inspired by this landscape. The Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters hopes you will be just one of many to follow in their footsteps.