Current Conditions


Park Closure



Gravel road ruts lead through wooded area to view of Mount Katahdin

General Conditions

Be advised that this is a new national monument. Amenities are limited and signage is sparse. Cell phone reception can be spotty or non-existent.

Be sure to check and prepare for weather conditions before your trip.

Winter Trail Conditions

Check out the latest trail conditions for nearby snowmobile trails and groomed cross country ski trails in the North End.

Seasonal Closures in Effect

The Loop Road and North Entrance (Matagamon) road are closed for the season. The roads will reopen when driving conditions are safe in Spring, 2018.

Road Conditions

  • High clearance vehicles are recommended for the Loop Road. The road is passable to vehicles with normal and high clearance. Low clearance vehicles are not recommended. Drivers should go slow and exercise caution.
  • Please be aware that roads are narrow and the access roads to and in the national monument are active logging roads.
  • Logging trucks have the right of way so please be aware and do not impede their progress.
  • Road bridges are narrow - please do not stop or walk out on them.
  • Low temperatures can result in icy conditions. Please use caution and drive slowly.

Last updated: January 26, 2018

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PO Box 446
Patten, ME 04765



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