Allagash

Kids from St. John River Valley Strike Out on the Allagash

Since 2017, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation has worked with partners to provide opportunities for local youth to build wilderness skills, explore the Waterway, and learn about...

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Moose Calling, a Skill Worth Perfecting

Calling in a big bull moose during the rut is one of the most thrilling things I have ever done. When you get that answering...

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Become a “Friend” of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway: “… that most beautiful and wondrous wilderness area, the Allagash River, the greatest such remaining area in the Eastern United States.” — U.S. Senator,...

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Dark Skies and the Milky Way Aren’t the Only Reasons to Paddle the Allagash

Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) is a spectacular 92-mile long river and lake area like no other waterway in the eastern United States. To those who...

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Tips for Traveling the Allagash in Summer

Canoeing and camping go together like bacon and eggs. The canoe can transport you to some of the most wild and pristine places in relative...

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Lessons from a Backwoods Kitchen

By Ruth LaRoche (wife of Matthew LaRoche, Superintendent of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway). I have had this reoccurring dream over my lifetime. In this dream, I need to...

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Milford and Dot Kidney Were Allagash Legends

[caption id="attachment_457" align="alignright" width="640"] Chamberlain Dam, from downstream, 1930s[/caption] When I first arrived for work in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway- at the ripe old age of...

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Edouard “King” Lacroix Was a Canadian Lumber Baron

[caption id="attachment_454" align="alignright" width="509"] Steam locomotive hauling pulp.[/caption] Edouard “King” Lacroix, a Canadian lumber baron, who had huge operations in the Allagash Region- left a legacy...

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Good Read: New Book Documents 18 Trips on the Allagash

Maine’s Allagash Wilderness Waterway holds a special place in the hearts and minds of all who have experienced its wonders.  In “Discovering THE ALLAGASH– A Canoeing...

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New Report Will Help Tell Story of the Allagash

The Storied Lands and Waters report was recently released by the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation (AWWF). The report includes a heritage & cultural resource assessment,...

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