Whether you are planning a vacation for outdoor adventure, planning on visiting family in the Lincoln/Lee area, or traveling to and from Canada along Rt 6, or in the area for a extended stay for work, our cozy Trapper cabin offers rustic elegance, privacy and full amenities and is a great alternative to a hotel/motel room. The Trapper is set privately nestled in the woods on our 24 acre campground.
It is 13 miles east of Lincoln off Rt 6 on Arab Road and has all the comforts of home that include linens, dishes, pots, pans, full bathroom, kitchen, cable, WiFi, heat/air, fire pit, picnic table, gas grill (seasonal). Sleeps four people comfortably with 1 bdrm w/queen bed, loft w/2 twins(ladder stairs to loft) and a queen sleeper couch in living space (appropriate for young children or 1 adult)
All kinds of fun can be enjoyed close by and include 1000 of miles of atv and snowmobile trails with access directly from cabin, great 4 season fishing close by. Hiking, Golfing, snowshoeing, Skiing nearby and Great hunting in WMD hunting zones 11, 18 and 19.
Get off the beaten path and discover all the adventure there is to experience during your stay at the Trapper.
FISHING: Discover and experience the vast amounts of lakes and ponds, rich and abundant with large and smallmouth bass, pickerel, pike, perch and trout. Be prepared to be swept away into a fishing paradise. The Penobscot River, only 20 min. away has long been a legendary river and on many angler's bucket list, We can connect you with a guide who will give you a once in a lifetime experience floating down the river and fishing from a driftboat. Besides the River, our area boasts at least 25 lakes. A fisherman's paradise all four seasons. We even put a ice shack on nearby Silver Lake and have canoes and Kayaks on the grounds for your convenience.
CANOEING/KAYAKING: we are nestled in the middle of the Lincoln Lakes Region where there is water close by and everywhere! in a 30 minute radious there is over 25 lakes, the Penobscot, Mattawamkeag, Passadumkeag and Piscataquis rivers and streams too numerous to mention offering numerous opportunities for boating, canoeing and kayaking along with swimming and fishing. Bring your own canoe or kayak or use one of our rentals. We will shuttle it to Silver lake for your convenience. Most of the lakes and rivers have public boat landings. Silver Lake also offers a spacious, clean public beach with picnic area.
GOLF: Jayto Highlands provides pristine golfing in a breathtaking setting, just 20 minutes from the cabin in Lincoln.
HIKING: Our area is central to some of the States' best hiking experiences. North a little over a hour away, is Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park and the newly named Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument - from scenic beginner trails to a challenging summit, this area offers hikes to meet all levels. Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area provides access to remote ponds and pristine forests. The Debsconseag Ice Cave Hike highlights one of the unique features of the preserve, a cave that maintains ice well into summer. East is Acadia National Park and west is Gulf Hagas both only 2 hours away and offer great day trips of hiking trails. Close by only half hour drive is Patty's Falls, a beautiful, peaceful, short hike through the woods to find a small peaceful waterfalls.
ATVING: Why ride the roads when you can ride the dirt? From the Trapper you have access for ATVing in 5 different counties, providing thousands of miles of diverse interconnecting trails. Discover both the Northern reaches, and Down East portion of Maine, while "riding the dirt"-not the pavement. Bring your camera as you wind your way through a rocky landscape of blueberry fields and serene waterways separated by heavily forested ridges with spectacular views. A favorite ride for our guest is to Jacks Shack, a favorite eating spot right on the trail (this is a cash only eatery)
HUNTING: Our fields and streams are abounding with wildlife and waterfowl. All 4 seasons bring outstanding hunting opportunities to experience small and large game hunting. Hunt whitetail on your own or with a local guide. Received a permit for moose hunting in zones 11, 18 or 19? The trapper offers a great, affordable lodging base. We can connect you to guides that provide memorable Bear hunting experiences. Small game hunting is plentiful as well.
SNOWMOBILING & OTHER WINTER FUN: Discover one of the best kept secrets in the State - discover snowmobiling directly from your cabin! Several local area clubs maintain hundreds of miles of groomed connecting trails that wind through snowcapped evergreen paths that open up to spectacular mountain views and icy brooks and streams. These connect to the State's famous ITS system, enabling you to go thousands of miles linking 3 counties. Enjoy pristine snowmobile conditions without the crowds and experience the feeling of being alone in a wilderness playground as you run through some of the most beautiful and sparsely populated areas of the state.
ICE FISHING: We provide a ice shack on Silver Lake, located only 5 minutes from the cabin. Enjoy fishing for trout, white perch, bass & pickerel from the comforts of a heated shack! (must provide own fishing equipment)
SKIING: just down the street you will find Mt. Jefferson Ski area. It provides a small ski mountain,T-Bar lift, rentals, tubing and snack bar. A great location if you are just beginning. This Ski area is weather dependent so please check if they will be open during your stay. Only an hour away is Mt. Herman, in Hampden. Another small ski area that offers chair lifts, tubing, rentals, bunny hill and snack bar. This mountain has night skiing and snowmaking capabilities.
SNOWSHOEING/ xcountry skiing: our property offers some great trails to break in. Bring your own snow shoes or rent from Town of Lincoln that is only 20 min. away. Lincoln also offers town trails for snow shoeing and cross country skiing.
SHOPPING & NIGHTLIFE: Lincoln is only 20 minutes away and offers 2 full size grocery stores along with Walmart, Whitneys outfitters, Mardens and a few quant gift shops as well. Lincoln has a Homecoming Loon Festival the 3rd weekend in July with a parade, Redneck regatta, live music, an authentic RiverDrivers Bean Hole dinner, fireworks & more. In BANGOR, a little over an hour from your cabin is nightlife, festivals, Live music events, great shopping, museums, bowling, movie theaters, Play theaters and a vast variety of dinning opportunities.
DINNING: In Lee - Raymond's Variety opens at 5am and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eat in or order to go. Raymond's also offers fuel and a small grocery store for small items you may have forgotten along with beer and wine. Harris is a seasonal snack shack that offers fried seafood, chicken, sandwiches, burgers, ice cream and more (this is a cash only establishment)
In Lincoln: Gillmore's offers American, multi cuisine fare, Wing Wah's is a Chinese restaurant, Subway, Dunkin Donuts, Tim Horton's, Dysart's, Pat's pizza, Lincoln House of Pizza and JJ's pizza (will deliver at a cost) most of these establishments are accessible from the trails.
ON THE CAMPGROUND PROPERTY: Although you have your own private full bathroom and washer & dryer in the Trapper, there is a beautiful seasonal bathhouse and coin operated washer & dryer available. There is horseshoe pits, and volleyball on the grounds and a 40x60 pavilion with additional charcoal grills available for guests use. We also rent out the pavilion for private functions (call us for details). We host a authentic Bean Hole Bean dinners with live music the last Saturday of the Month May-September, these are loads of fun and open to the public often bringing close to 200 people enjoying the festivities and are so popular with our guests that many reserve dates around them.
Our cabin offers you the opportunity to create the trip you desire and an opportunity to discover an authentic Maine experience, whether it is a peaceful retreat from work, a private escape, an authentic Maine outdoor adventure, or an affordable, comfortable location to visit family and friends you will find the Trapper fits your needs and expectations perfectly.