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Quick Facts
Designation: Maine State Scenic Byway
Length, One-Way: 7 Miles (11.67 Kilometers)


General Information

Description - The Route 1 Scenic Byway lies in the southeastern most section of Aroostook County and northern Washington County near the Canadian Province of New Brunswick. This eight miles of Scenic Byway has some of the most beautiful viewsheds in eastern Maine. This corridor passes near the summit of Peekaboo Mountain which provides an overlook of Grand Lake into the spectacular western mountainous region of New Brunswick, Canada. This is a significant wildlife viewing area for this region of the state and is the principal connecting corridor for Aroostook County and "Downeast" Maine.

Attractions - The U.S. Route 1 is known for it's Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The byway itself:
Beginning at the Danforth-Weston town line on U.S. Route 1 and extending northerly to a point about 0.5 mile northerly of the Weston-Orient town line.


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Scenic Driving U.S. Route 1
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery U.S. Route 1
Yes


More Information

Additional Information:
Maine Scenic Byways - Maine has one All-American Road, Acadia Byway, in addition to three National Scenic Byways, and seven scenic routes which have been designated by the state.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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