40± Acres available on the Penobscot River

County: Penobscot
Lot A Unnamed Road, Patten ME 04765
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Property Description

Welcome to the rare and captivating North Maine Woods, where an extraordinary opportunity awaits you. Explore a remarkable 40-acre lot nestled along the scenic East Branch of the Penobscot River in T4 R8 WELS, located in the pristine northern region of Penobscot County. This property is a true gem, amidst the vast and enchanting woodlands of Maine.

Location is everything, and if you are searching for a genuine wilderness experience, look no further. Accessing the property is an adventure in itself, as you’ll embark on a roughly 20-mile journey along dirt roads via the Sherman Lumber Road from Route 11. The anticipation builds as you immerse yourself in the surrounding beauty and tranquility.

LAND Let us delve into the land itself. The property boasts an impressive 1,000± feet of frontage along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. The soil quality is exceptional, characterized by gravelly sandy loams as recognized by the NRCS (National Resources Conservation Service). Elevations range from 400 to nearly 600 feet above sea level, providing breathtaking views and varied topography. The timber on the property is diverse, showcasing nature’s beauty. Convenient road access further enhances the appeal of this lot.

THE RIVER Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing East Branch Penobscot River, retracing the historic route once taken by Henry David Thoreau and his Penobscot guide in 1857. Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of history, awe-inspiring scenery, and abundant wildlife, including native brook trout, landlocked and sea-run salmon.

Stretching 75 miles, this tributary of the Penobscot River weaves its way through the northern and northeastern areas of Mt. Katahdin. If you are a whitewater enthusiast, embark on an exhilarating adventure below Grand Lake Mattagamon through Grand Pitch, Hulling Machine, and Spencer Rapids, offering thrilling whitewater canoeing experiences.

CONSERVATION Enveloping this remarkable property are two prominent conservation areas.

The Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument spans an impressive 87,563 acres of mountains and forestland in northern Penobscot County. It stands adjacent to Maine’s renowned Baxter State Park.

Baxter State Park, covering a vast expanse of 209,000 acres, is a cherished wilderness area preserved as a state park in Northeast Piscataquis County. Home of Mt Katahdin, Traveler Mountain, and many others, the hiking, fishing, and other outdoor ventures are limitless.

In conclusion, this is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. With over 1,000 feet of frontage on the East Branch, you’ll enjoy unparalleled access to this remarkable river. Surrounding the property are vast conservation areas spanning hundreds of thousands of acres, ensuring the preservation of the natural environment.

Seize this extraordinary chance to own a piece of wilderness paradise in the North Maine Woods. Embark on an adventure that will leave an indelible mark on your soul and create cherished memories for generations to come.

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