Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Map showing the location of Allagash Wilderness Waterway
Location in Maine
LocationMaine North Woods, Maine, United States
Coordinates46°26′45″N 69°18′33″W / 46.44583°N 69.30917°W / 46.44583; -69.30917Coordinates: 46°26′45″N 69°18′33″W / 46.44583°N 69.30917°W / 46.44583; -69.30917[1]
Elevation928 ft (283 m)[1]
OperatorMaine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
WebsiteAllagash Wilderness Waterway
DesignatedJuly 19, 1970

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is a 92.5-mile-long (148.9 km) protected area extending from Aroostook County, Maine into Piscataquis County, Maine. It is a ribbon of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams of the Maine North Woods that includes much of the Allagash River. Canoeing, fishing, hunting, and camping are among the activities permitted.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Allagash State Wilderness Waterway". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Allagash Wilderness Waterway". Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Retrieved July 29, 2014.