Frequently Asked Questions

When was Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument established?
President Barack Obama authorized the national monument in Presidential Proclamation 9476 on August 24, 2016.

Are there any fees?
There are no fees for entrance or camping.

Can I make reservations for campsites?
Reservations are available through

Where is "the monument"?
Unlike the Washington Monument, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument does not contain a commemorative obelisk, statue or other structure. National monuments are one type of designation for a National Park Service unit and may be proclaimed by the President under the Antiquities Act of 1906 or established by Congress.

Last updated: January 19, 2023

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Patten, ME 04765



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