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Description - Holeb Public Reserved Land offers 19,651 acres of property for recreational use. This gorgeous area is known as "the Switzerland of Maine" with backdrops of Attean Mountain and Sally Mountain. An extensive length of shore on Attean and Holeb Ponds and a significant length of the Moose River including Holeb Falls, lie within the unit's boundaries. The area is popular with anglers.

Attractions - Holeb Public Reserved Land offers 19,651 acres of property for recreational use, most of which is dominated by the Moose River "Bow Trip," long popular among canoeists and fishermen. An extensive length of shore on Attean and Holeb Ponds and a significant length of the Moose River including Holeb Falls, lie within the unit's boundaries. This gorgeous area is known as "the Switzerland of Maine" with backdrops of Attean Mountain and Sally Mountain.

Recreation - Recreational uses of this public land include primitive camping, nature photography, wildlife viewing, fishing, canoeing and snowmobiling. Hunting and trapping are allowed, subject to state rules and regulations. Call 207-287-3821 for specific policies and laws regarding these activities.

Climate - Winter outdoor enthusiasts to the Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region will find daytime temperatures in the northern area averaging 10 - 14 degrees Fahrenheit (-12 to -10 Celsius). In the southern area they will find winter temperatures averaging 14 - 18 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to -8 Celsius). Summer brings cool, bright days with temperatures in the northern area averaging between 65 - 66 degrees Fahrenheit (18 - 19 Celsius) and in the southern area, averaging between 66 - 68 (19 - 20 Celsius). The region receives an average of 38 - 44 inches (97 - 112 centimeters) of precipitation each year.

Location - Access is gained either via the traditional portage trail from Attean Pond or by private logging roads north of Jackman.

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Normally Open: Year-round.


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Contact Information:
Western Region Headquarters, 129 Main Street, P.O. Box 327 , Farmington, ME, 04938, Phone: 207-778-8231, Fax: 207-778-5932

Additional Information:
Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region - Known for its peaceful lakes, churning rivers and wonderful moose sightings, Kennebec and Moose River Valley is located inland above the busy metropolitan area of Freeport. Winter and summer sports abound on the region's lakes and land.
Maine Lakes and Ponds - Maine's wilderness environment includes over 3,000 sprawling lakes and ponds. In addition, there are over 32,000 miles of rushing streams and rivers. Visitors and residents enjoy some of the best fishing, whitewater boating and paddleboating opportunities on the East Coast.
Maine State Parks & Public Reserved Lands - Maine's State Parks and Public Reserved Lands are managed for recreation, wildlife and timber. State Historic Sites preserve the rich heritage of the American Revolution and Civil War.

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Maine State Parks - Official Agency Website

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