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Friday, August 3, 2018 2:00PM - Sunday, August 5, 2018 11:00AM
Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins,
This program is for families with young kids to come out and enjoy the outdoors in luxury. The AMC Maine Guides will have planned activities for the whole family including hikes around Long Pond, canoeing, and catching frogs and other pond critters. Instruction by AMC Maine guides will include Hike safe, LNT and watercraft paddling and safety techniques. The facility is comfortable and cozy perfect for a family getaway. Come out and explore the beautiful 100 Mile Wilderness at Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins.
SUMMER DIRECTIONS TO GORMAN CHAIRBACK AMC's Gorman Chairback Lodge & Cabins are located approximately 20 miles east of Greenville and 15 miles west of Route 11 outside of Brownville. There is no fuel available once you leave the state highways. Please allow 6 hours driving time if driving from the Boston area, 9 hours from the greater NYC area. From the west via Greenville: • Take I-95 north to Exit 157 (old 39) at Newport, Route 7 north to Dexter, Route 23 north to Guilford, then Route 15 North to Greenville. • At the traf c light in the center of Greenville, proceed north one block and turn right onto Pleasant St. • After 2 miles the road becomes gravel. Eleven miles from Greenville, stop and register at the Hedgehog Gate checkpoint. • Proceed 1.8 miles further and turn right at the T intersection onto Katahdin Iron Works road. • Continue 3.5 miles and turn right onto the Chairback Mountain Road. • Continue for 1.3 miles and turn right onto the Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins driveway which will lead you directly to the facility. From the east via Brownville: • Approach the KI (Katahdin Ironworks) Road on Route 11 either southbound from Millinocket (26 miles) or Northbound from Milo (12 Miles). • To get to Milo from the south, take I-95 north to Exit 199 (old 53) at Old Town. • Continue north on Route 16 to Milo, then take Route 11 north towards Brownville. • NOTE: Signage for the Katahdin Ironworks Historic Site (KIW) may be missing, so check your mileage. • Turn west onto the KI Road. The KI checkpoint is 6.3 miles from Route 11. Stop and register. • From the gate go 7.3 miles. • Turn left on the Chairback Mountain Road. • Continue for 1.3 miles and turn right onto the Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins driveway which will lead you directly to the facility.