Trees with trail sign



Where all roads lead to Baxter


Big Moose is located 8-miles north of Millinocket on the Baxter State Park/Millinocket Lake Road.

From Southern Maine: 1-95 North to I-295 North in Portland, I-295 North to I-95 North in Gardiner-Augusta, I-95 North to Exit 244 in Medway. Turn left and follow Rt. 157 through East Millinocket to Millinocket , you will come to a Y intersection with the First Congregational Church (274 Katahdin Ave) straight ahead, and Stearns Assisted Living on the right. Follow the signs to Baxter State Park (you will not enter the Park). Approximately 8 miles outside Millinocket you will see a reduce speed sign. The Big Moose Inn and Northwoods Trading Post on your right.

From Houlton and Points North of Medway: I-95 South to Exit 244 in Medway. From this point follow directions above.

From Eastern points: Cross in from Canada via the Calais or Houlton border crossings. If you cross at Houlton follow the above instructions. If you cross at Calais, follow Rt. 9 to Bangor and then follow the instructions above.

From Western points: From Maine's Western mountains, take Rt. 2 to Bangor and then I-95 to exit 244 (Medway/Millinocket) turn left onto Rt. 157 west. Travel 8 miles to Millinocket and continue west on Rt. 157 towards Baxter State Park. It is 8 miles to the Big Moose Inn which is on your right, next to the Northwoods Trading Post. From the Jackman region take Rt. 201 to Bingham, then Rt. 16 to Abbot Village. From there take Rt. 6 to Millinocket. In Millinocket take Rt. 157 towards Baxter State Park. 8 miles north of Millinocket, the Big Moose Inn is nestled in the pine trees next to the Northwoods Trading Post.


Our GPS waypoints are 45.7295 N by 68.838 W. Please take caution when using a GPS to find us; do not take the Brownville Road out of Millinocket!

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Travel Times/Distances

Bar Harbor: 2 hrs. 40 min. - 130 miles
Boston: 5 hrs. 30 min. - 315 miles
Fredericton: 2 hrs. 56 min. - 155 miles
Montreal: 7 hrs. 50 min. - 370 miles
New York City: 8 hrs. 30 min. - 525 miles
Quebec City: 6 hrs. 10 min. - 275 miles

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