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Allagash River, Maine

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Managing Agency:

Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Department of Conservation

Designated Reach:

July 19, 1970. The main stem from Telos Lake Dam northerly to the confluence with West Twin Brook; the main stem from the juncture with the west boundary of T.S, R. 14 easterly to the inlet of the Allagash at Chamberlain Lake. The designation includes all associated lakes, rivers and streams.


Wild — 92.5 miles; Total — 92.5 miles.

Allagash River


Allagash Wilderness Waterway State Park

Photo Credit: Tom Gainer

Allagash River

From the top of Mt. Katahdin, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway stretches northward as far as the eye can see. The river winds through swampy conifer forests and between ridges of hardwoods. This resource includes Allagash Lake, the Allagash River and several interconnecting lakes.