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Maine Canoe Trip Planning

Allagash River & St. John River Trips
 

North Maine Woods

The North Maine Woods is a non-profit organization supported by large and small landowners as well as government agencies. NMW encompasses over 3.5 million acres of timberland in Northern Maine. Day use and camping fees are charged to cover operational expenses related to maintaining checkpoints and campsites.

To view the Allagash Wilderness Waterway and North Maine Woods current fee’s please visit this link http://www.northmainewoods.org/aww-prc-fees.html or call headquarters in Ashland at 207-435-6213.

To view the St. John and North Maine Woods fee’s please visit this link http://www.northmainewoods.org/information/fees.html or call headquarters in Ashland at 207-435-6213.

Useful maps and streamflow information for your journey:

 

Suggested Packing List

These are only a list of suggested items and each group should customize their packing list to suit their needs.

Personal Items

  • Bug Spray
  • Sun Block
  • Water Bottle
  • Water shoes
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flash light / head lamp
  • Sunglasses
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Camera
  • Medication / Allergy medications
  • Small dry bag for camera, electronics, wallet
  • Rubber boots
  • Dry shoes
  • Chapstick
  • Head net for bugs
  • Fishing gear
  • Lightweight gloves for paddling

Clothing

  • Pants – quick dry hiking, outdoor style
  • Shorts / swimsuit
  • Tee shirts – quick dry, nylon style
  • Long Sleeve – synthetic material
  • Wind breaker jacket
  • Socks – lightweight and warm
  • Warm shirt – pullover synthetic or wool
  • Rain Gear
  • Hat – wide brim or baseball hat

Equipment

  • Rescue rope
  • Cooler
  • Multi-tool (Leatherman)
  • Folding shovel
  • Folding Chair
  • Batteries
  • Bungee cords
  • Duct tape
  • Maps
  • Water filter / water jug
  • Canoe / life jackets / paddles / seat cushions
  • Dry bags / tote boxes / 5 gallon buckets w/ lids
  • Bow saw / axe / hatchet
  • Tarp
  • Clothes line
  • Lantern / fuel / funnel
  • Matches / newspaper / fire starter
  • Sleeping bag / pad
  • Tent

Cooking Equipment / Supplies

  • Stove / fuel
  • Pots / pans/ dishes / utensils
  • Dish detergent / wash cloth / scouring pad
  • Ice blocks or frozen milk jugs
  • Cooking grate / tinfoil
  • Trash bags
  • Zip loc bags –quart or gallon size

Contact Us for More Information

Allagash Guide Service

928 Allagash Rd.
Allagash, Maine 04774

(207) 398-3418 or (877) 815-8165

allaguide@gmail.com