The main attractions of Central Maine. The Bear’s Den Motel is surrounded by adventure and exploration. You can enjoy everything the Dover-Foxcroft area has to offer with the comfort of log cabin accommodations. Central
Maine outdoors calls to you. Do not miss out! Piscataquis County has so much to offer its visitors.
Some of the more popular activities are snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and four-wheeling along the ITS 82. With so many trails available, you are sure to have a unique and secluded experience.
Other popular trails are the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Katahdin, and Boarstone Mt. for backpacking and mountain biking. You’ll be sure to run into Some of Maine’s amazing wildlife. Sebec Lake, Moosehead Lake and the Piscataquis River
are nearby to offer excellent fishing and boating. In the winter months, you will find exceptional snow for downhill skiing Moose Mountain and Sugarloaf. Hermon Mountain is known for its Snowboarding and Tubing.
White Water Rafting Tours are available on the Penobscott, Kennebec and Dead Rivers.
There are beautiful state parks in the area great for picnics, hikes and wildlife viewing. Baxter State Park and Peaks Kenny State Park are among the more popular ones. The Katahdin Iron Works is a well-known historic site with a restored blast furnace and a beehive-shaped charcoal kiln that you will definitely want to see. Other area attractions include Hollywood Slots Casino and the Center Theatre for Performing Arts.
100 Mile Dog Sled Race
Dexter Winter Fest
Schoodic Fishing Derby Weekend
Piscataquis County River Race
Bangor State Fair
Guilford River Festival
Skowhegan State Fair
Piscataquis Valley Fair
Dover Days – Homecoming Weekend
Dexters Wild West Weekend Pittsfields Egg Festival
Greenville Fly In Weekend
Haunted House Halloween
Anyone interested in these events could contact the Bears Den for a cabin and more information at 207-564-8733.