Nature & Science

Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument preserves over 87,000 acres in Maine's North Woods. The East Branch of the Penobscot River, Wassataquoik Stream, and the Seboeis River flow through a landscape of rolling forests and wetlands. The monument is home to black bears, Canada Lynx, moose, river otters, and countless other species. Explore our website to learn more about the geology, plants and animals, and community science opportunities in the monument.

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  • Community Science

    Community Science

    Calling all community scientists to help inventory plants & animals.

  • Large boulder in a river


    The landscape of the national monument tells a story of tectonic collisions, mountain-building, and volcanic eruptions.

  • A wetland and pond surrounded by forest.

    Plants & Animals

    Find checklists of the animals and plants that live here.

Last updated: July 27, 2022

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Patten, ME 04765



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