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Quick Facts
Designation: Maine State Scenic Byway
Length, One-Way: 47 Miles (78.33 Kilometers)


General Information

Description - Route 27 in the Carrabassett River Valley lies in the western mountains of the State of Maine. It is a principal corridor connecting Maine with the Canadian Province of Quebec. The Appalachian Trail crosses the southern portion of this designated Scenic Byway. The area has outstanding scenic quality with a number of scenic turnouts that have access to the Carrabassett River for recreational uses. The area is a year-round recreational destination, as well as a major tourist route.

Attractions - The State Route 27 is known for it's Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The byway itself:
Beginning 0.80 mile northerly of the junction of State Routes 16 and 27 in Kingfield and extending northerly. It goes through the towns and/or townships of Kingfield, Jerusalem, Sugarloaf, Wyman, Coplin, Eustis, Jim Pond, Alder Stream, Chain of Ponds and Coburn Gore. The byway excluding the built up area of Stratton and Eustis Village, goes to a point in Coburn Gore Town about 0.75 mile south of the Canadian boundary.


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ICON Scenic Driving State Route 27
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery State Route 27
Yes


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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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