Maine

AWWF Congratulates Al Cowperthwaite on Four Decades of Service to the Maine Woods

AWWF President, Bob McIntosh, visits North Maine Woods, Inc offices in Ashland ME to congratulate Al Cowperthwaite on his pending retirement and to meet the...

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Get Your Limited Edition Allagash 50th Anniversary Print Today!

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2016. In honor of this milestone, the AWW offered 500 signed and numbered prints of Mark...

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You Won’t Believe the 1859 Supply List at Chamberlain Farm on the Allagash River

Even Henry David Thoreau stopped by in 1857 to buy four pounds of brown sugar About halfway up the eastern shore of Chamberlain Lake, nestled behind...

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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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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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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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How the Allagash Changed My Life

My first trip on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway was so powerful that I can say without question that it changed the course of my life...

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