Canoeing

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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I Went Fishing on My First Day at Umsaskis Lake

I can remember my first day at Umsaskis Lake back in May of 1977, like it was yesterday. I was so excited to be in...

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Connecting Youth to Nature on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway

This year, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation (AWWF) partnered with Chewonki of Wiscasset, Maine, to offer two all-expenses-paid paddling and camping trips on the Waterway for youth...

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I Had Paddled Many Rivers in Maine, But Never the Allagash

Although I had worked along different stretches of the Allagash starting when I was fresh out of college in 1979, my first canoe trip down the entire...

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The First Time I Realized the Allagash Flowed North

I probably need to fact check the year, but if memory serves me, then I think 1979 or 1980 (age 20) was the year I...

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