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Maine Outdoors

"Facts About Maine" Content Written & Provided by Mary Niles
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Has a population of over 1,000,000.

Is about 320 miles long and 210 miles wide, and has a total area of approximately 33,215 square miles.

Has over 21,000 miles of public highways, exceeding the total mileage of any other New England state.

Is almost as big as all of the other five New England States put together.

Has one county (Aroostook) so big (6,453 square miles) that it actually covers an area greater than the combined size of Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Claims America's first chartered town - York, chartered in 1641.

Is recognized as one of the most healthful, beautiful and interesting states in the nation.

Has 17 million acres of forestland and 3,500 miles of indescribably beautiful coastline, with bays, coves and similar indentations. Maine has 60 lighthouses including Portland Head Light commissioned by George Washington.

Has 2,295 square miles of inland water area and over 2,000 coastal islands.

Is one of America's largest blueberry growing states, raising 90% of the low-bush blueberries in North America.

Potatoes rank 3rd in acreage and 4th in production nationally.

One of the mountains is approximately one mile high - Mt. Katahdin (5,268 ft above sea level).

Is nationally famed for the fine taste, texture and fresh color of its seafood, superior traits due to all the cool, clear waters which provide the perfect environment.

Boasts 6,000 lakes and ponds and 5,100 rivers and streams abounding land-locked salmon, trout, smallmouthed bass, pickerel and perch.

Makes a variety of products from toothpicks to destroyers.

Has more than 25 ski areas, including nationally-known Sugarloaf USA which has a 9,000 ft. gondola line.

Has 436,064 acres of state and national parks, including the 92-mile Allagash Wilderness Waterway in northern Maine.

Abounds in natural assets - lakes, beaches, mountains, seacoast - which make Maine the Land of Remembered Vacations.

"Facts About Maine" Content Written & Provided by Mary Niles


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( Thursday, October 01, 2015 )  The Northern Lighthouse The Northern Lighthouse is a non-profit organization providing a wide variety of mental health services since 2001! Services are available from the Greater Houlton area to the St. John Valley with locations in Caribou, Fort Kent, Mars Hill, Houlton and Presque Isle! team hands in circleWe strive to provide the best possible service that we can and we value your opinion. Please take the time to check out our website and look over the services we provide.

( Friday, August 14, 2015 )  Pack Rat Self Storage Pack Rat Self Storage is a family owned business with an on-site manager, and is here to help you out with all your storage needs, big or small! Whether your storage needs are because of too many household goods, or you simply have too many items in your garage or basement, we can help you out. We have modern, steel buildings with insulated ceilings, brushed concrete floors and yard lighting until 9:00 PM. We provide you with easy access just 1.5 miles northwest of Caribou on Route 161.

( Tuesday, June 09, 2015 )  Primrose Place Bar Harbor Primrose Place offers comfortable rooms in the heart of the Bar Harbor historic district at an affordable price. The rooms at Primrose Place are all non-smoking and air-conditioned. Rooms are ground level with drive up parking. Choose accommodations at Primrose Place with one queen or one king bed.

( Wednesday, April 15, 2015 )  Zwinger Von Segen - German Shepherds Welcome to Zwinger von Segen! We are located in Kaneohe, Hawaii. We raise and import a limited number of exceptional quality working line German Shepherds fit for work, sport and families.

Our bloodlines include top working dogs, proven in Germany’s highest level of competition (LGA, BSP and WUSV championships) and adhere to the German Breed Standard for the working German shepherd dog as regulated by the SV.

( Friday, March 20, 2015 )  Larry's Wood Products We are a manufacturer of pine furniture, display, and wholesale craft items. Wood furniture the old fashioned way - one piece at a time using quality native pine stock: that is how we make quality handmade, hand crafted Maine wood products. We use nothing but the finest lumber available for quality crafts - available for all your home decorating needs.

( Sunday, February 01, 2015 )  Homestead Lodge Maine Whether you are an avid hunter, outdoors enthusiast, or snowmobiler, Homestead Lodge in Oxbow, Maine, has it all. Homestyle cooking, comfortable beds, and hot showers are all part of the experience. The scenery is spectacular from the Aroostook River bordering the property, to the skies with beautiful sunrises and sunsets to the eagles and occasional moose visits. Ride your sled to our Buffalo Ride-In restaurant and enjoy a hot meal and great company before you continue on your way, or spend the night in our comfortable rooms.

( Tuesday, December 09, 2014 )  Town of Portage Portage Lake rests along Route 11 Scenic Highway on the edge of the North Maine Woods.

( Friday, November 28, 2014 )  VA JO WA Golf Welcome to Northern Maine's premier 18 hole Course. Va Jo Wa was rated # 1 Public Course in Maine in the New England Golf Guide.

( Friday, January 24, 2014 )  Bald Mtn Rentals We are located in Jackman, Maine. Maine offers some of the best snowmobile trails in the east! Maine has approximately 13,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails that are considered some of the finest in the United States. You can rent one of our Ski-Doos and explore the Maine woods on your own.

Hours of operation 8am - 5pm daily from December to April

( Tuesday, August 20, 2013 )  Oxbow/Masardis Snowmobile Club The Oxbow/Masardis Snowmobile Club is a small club located in Aroostook County along the headwaters of the Aroostook River. The club maintains over 80 miles of trails in more than 12 towns in 2 counties. We maintain 40 miles of ITS 85 and 20 miles of ITS 86 in addition to 20 miles of connecting club trails.

( Monday, July 01, 2013 )  Faye Funeral Homes Faye Funeral Home & Cremation Service is proudly family owned, operated and occupied. Our funeral home serves both the City of Presque Isle and Central Aroostook County.Our mission is to unite families and friends with the precious memories your loved ones legacy has left behind and to provide compassionate and professional service. To achieve our mission, our owner and funeral director, Jesse A. Faye has brought his skills, knowledge and training he acquired while working at one of the busiest funeral homes in Boston back to his home, Aroostook County.

( Monday, July 01, 2013 )  Cushman & Sons Inc. Cushman & Sons, Inc. specializes in....Custom Embroidery, Screen Printing, Ad Specialty Items, Promotional Products and Awards & Trophies.

( Thursday, June 06, 2013 )  Maine Lakeside Cabins Maine Lakeside Cabins offers 6 private individual cabins that sleep up to 12 people with full amenities. We offer a unique location for private functions such as weddings and retreats in our beautiful lodge. We offer several activities through our adventure partners including rafting, hiking, and team building.

( Tuesday, May 28, 2013 )  Munster's Guide Services Munster’s Guide Services is a family owned 4th generation guiding business based on Moosehead Lake in Maine. Born in Rockwood, Maine, Master Maine Guide Joe Munster has spent his life fishing the lakes, ponds, and rivers from the Moosehead Lake Region east to the Grand Lake Stream area. Our guided hunting trips traverse the state of Maine, and include tracking moose, deer, bear, grouse, woodcock, and other species.

( Tuesday, January 01, 2013 )  Shipwreck Galley Salsa We hope you enjoy our exciting products. The unique combination of Spirit and Spice intensifies the flavor to tingle the taste buds. We use the best of provisions and once cooked to the ideal temperature our salsa then simmers on the hob for a time producing the perfect flavor. Just like ole Pegleg's recipes.

( Friday, September 09, 2011 )  Worcester's Wild Blueberry Products Our farm is located on Route 11 (Lyford Road) between Milo and Bradford. The farm has 147 acres of which about 20 acres are in blueberries. We also own additional blueberry and forest land in Orneville at a second location and lease additional blueberry fields in Barnard and Sebec.

( Monday, May 02, 2011 )  North Maine Woods Welcome to the North Maine Woods - Multiple Ownership - Multiple Use Management Area. The private forest landowners and state governmental agencies cooperating in this program are pleased you have chosen to visit our web site.

( Tuesday, December 14, 2010 )  RETRAX, Inc. Introducing RETRAX®! The new Automatic RETRAX® system is now available. Check out our new video which features the new automatic system! The new automatic RETRAX® system is available only by special order. Call 1-866-4-RETRAX to order. Remember the days when riding the snowmobile trails meant cold, numb hands? Serious riders wouldn’t dream of striking out without hand warmers. They are no longer a luxury, they are standard equipment.

( Tuesday, February 21, 2006 )  North Country Rivers North Country Rivers offers you the best in Maine ATV and Side-by-Side riding tours, rentals and lodging packages from our 60-acre Bingham, Maine Resort Base complex located right "ON" Maine's ATV trail system in the upper Kennebec Valley Region of Maine.

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