The mountain is pronounced kuh·taa·dn.
Agenda (still being fine tuned):
11:00 am - People start arriving at Medway SuperCharger
12:00 pm - Leave for Mount Katahdin Scenic Overlook for photos.
12:30 pm - Continue drive...
4:00 pm - Dinner (if you are comfortable joining a group)
You may not have cell service in the region.
The DeLorme Paper Atlas & Gazetteer is available online & in local service stations.
Don't get lost out there!!!
Brochure about the event (Thanks, Paul!!!)
Stats Form, for awards after the drive (again, thanks Paul!!!)
Route Planners (to help you prepare for no cell service)
Google Map Link
A Better Route Planner Link
Leave from the Medway Supercharger at 12 Noon.
Drive NORTH on 95 for about 10 minutes to the Mount Katahdin Scenic Overlook for photos.
Continue NORTH on 95 for about 15 minutes to Exit 264/Sherman/West 158.
Turn SOUTH onto Rt 11/Grindstone Road.
Drive SOUTH on Rt 11 for about 25 minutes to the Grindstone Falls Rest Area (Limited parking, restrooms, picnic tables).
Continue SOUTH on Rt 11 for about 15 minutes back to the Medway Supercharger.
Optionally, after exiting & passing under the highway, head NORTH on rt 11 from Sherman to another photo opportunity on Ash Hill on the way to Patten.
Attendees will confer on a group meal at the River Driver’s Restaurant after the rally.
DRIVE LOCATION LINKS
Medway Supercharger 1941 Medway Rd, Medway, ME 04460.
Mount Katahdin Scenic Overlook Rest Area on I-95 N
Exit 264 on I-95 North at Sherman.
Exit off the highway to the right.
Driver under the overpass.
Turn left onto Rt. 11
Grindstone Falls Rest Area Medway, Maine
River Driver’s Restaurant - 30 Twin Pines Rd, Millinocket, ME 04462
Be sure to check their page for directions before departure.
Katahdin Woods & Waters National Scenic Byway.
Explore Maine - Katahdin Woods & Waters.
The National Monument in Maine.
Natural Resources Council of Maine .
Katahdin Chamber of Comerce.
Friends of Katahdin Woods & Waters.
You are encouraged to explore the area & enjoy outdoor activities.
Available area lodging may already be booked so plan ahead.
If traveling north on Rt 1 through Bucksport & the skies are clear, consider a quick stop a the Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory.
They open at 9AM.
The drive north to Medway for the Rally is about 1.5 hours from there.
In Maine, this weekend is Indigenous Peoples' Day.