Basic Information

Route 11 is known as the Katahdin Woods and Waters Scenic Byway and is the main route to drive into the park. To the north, follow Route 159 to Grand Lake Road to access the northern section of the park. To the south, access from Route 11 to Swift Brook Road to enter the southern portion of the park. Depending on weather conditions, the 14-mile scenic loop road may be closed. 

From approximately late May to late October, a visitor contact stations is operated in the gateway community of Patten. See "Visitor Centers" below for hours of operation.

Please check road conditions and Loop Road status before you visit.

The Haskell Hut is open for day use only from May through October. Overnight use is permitted during the winter season only. Learn more about camping and outdoor activities.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:

Get Your Passport Stamp

National Park Passport Stamps can be obtained at the following location, as well as the National Park Service contact station listed under the Visitor Centers section.

Shin Pond Village 
1489 Shin Pond Road
Mt. Chase, ME


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Internet & Cellular Access Details

Last updated: October 11, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 446
Patten , ME 04765



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