Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location

Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location

People pan for gold in Maine? You bet, at Coos Canyon, a very popular roadside stop along the Swift River in Byron!  This hidden gem is definitely worth the trip.  This scenic stop is a 500-yard gorge that sits right next to the road.  It’s a great place to stretch your legs or have lunch.  TheContinue Reading Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location

Gauntlet Falls & Mud Gauntlet Falls, Jo-Mary Road in the North Maine Woods

Gauntlet Falls & Mud Gauntlet Falls, Jo-Mary Road in the North Maine Woods

Just off Route 11 between Millinocket and Brownville Junction I recently visited the North Maine Woods to find two fantastic waterfalls:  Gauntlet Falls and Mud Gauntlet Falls.  Most people only visit Gauntlet Falls, but I noticed DeLorme shows Mud Gauntlet Falls just below Gauntlet and decided to check it out.  I hear Gauntlet Falls isContinue Reading Gauntlet Falls & Mud Gauntlet Falls, Jo-Mary Road in the North Maine Woods

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