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Directions to Lunksoos Basecamp

GPS Coordinates          Lat. 045d 54m 529s  Lon.068d 36m775s

Temporary Directions During Seasonal Closure of Swift Brook Road
Via Sherman Lumber Road
Page 51 of your Maine Gazetteer.

  •  Take interstate 95 North to Sherman, Exit #264
  • Turn left off the exit (Note the last gas station on your right, fill up here)
  • Take Route 11 North . Appx 4- 5 miles you will go by the RSU # 50 Katahdin Schools
  • 4/10 of a mile after the school, on the left, is the unmarked gravel Sherman Lumber Road. (It is shown on your gazateer)
  • Start your odometer here
  • Just past Mile 10 on the Sherman Lumber Road, you will turn left onto the Sebois Road
  • Drive 1.8 miles to Lunksoos Base Camp

For your safety, please drive slowly (15 mph) as there are some very soft spots on the edge of the roads still.

From the South:

  • Take Interstate 95 North to Sherman, Exit  #264
  • Turn left and go approximately 1/8mile take left onto  RT # 11 South (Watch for the signs)
  • Take Route 11 South for 5.2 miles (Also known as the Grindstone Road)
  • On a very sharp left hand turn you will go straight onto dirt road; this is the Swift Brook Road
  • Travel 5.2 miles on this road (one bridge crossing, go slow). This is an active logging road, so be prepared to yield to trucks
  • You will come to a fork, where you will bear right, go through open yellow gate past the Lunksoos sign, this is the Sebois Road
  • Travel 2.5 miles on this road and Lunksoos Base Camp will be on your right across from the Lunksoos boat launch

From the North:

  • Take Interstate 95 South to Sherman, Exit # 264
  • Turn right. and go approximately 1/8 mile take left onto  RT # 11 S (Watch for the signs)
  • Take Route 11 South for 5.2 miles (Also known as the Grindstone Road)
  • On a very sharp left hand turn you will go straight onto dirt road; this is the Swift Brook Road
  • Travel 5.2 miles on this road (one bridge Crossing, go slow) This is an active logging road, so be prepared to yield to trucks.
  • You will come to a fork, where you will bear right, go through open yellow gate past the Lunksoos sign, this is the Sebois Road
  • Drive 2.5 miles and Lunksoos Base Camp will be on your right across from the Lunksoos boat launch

Thank You for Leaving No Trace. Directions to KWW

For escorted tours and more information please contact us , ahead of time.

Susan and Mark Adams
E.P.I Recreation Managers
Lunksoos Base Camp
527 Sebois Road T3R7
lunksoos@gmail.com
207-852-1291

For more details, please click on the map to the right.