Settled in 1810, Caratunk is a quaint little town in Somerset County which boasts big outdoor adventures for all. The beautiful Kennebec Moose River Region is the perfect destination for viewing native Maine wildlife and enjoying the peacefulness of the Maine woods. Motor sports enthusiasts will appreciate access to over 14,000 miles of ATV and snowmobiling trails. Whitewater rafting in Maine is an adrenaline junkie's dream and there are plenty of raft outfitters and companies close to Caratunk. River enthusiasts will find rapids for all levels and gentler river sections for relaxing canoe, kayak and raft trips. In all seasons, Caratunk is a special outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Not far from the Bangor airport, Caratunk is just a short scenic drive and offers classic lodging in cabins and resorts.
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In winter, snow is plentiful and so are the outdoor opportunities in Caratunk, snowmobiling, ATV'ing, hunting and ice fishing are all popular vacation activities in the Kennebec Moose River area. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating are fun family activities as well.
Three distinctive waterfalls include The Houston Brook Falls, Grand Falls and Moxie Falls. Grand Falls is located in close proximity to the Maine ITS-89 trail system for snowmobiling, with a network of cabins built by the Maine Huts and Trails Association, a great place to join family and friends for an overnight retreat. Known as a hunting and fishing paradise, these lakes, rivers and streams are packed full of Maine trout and are just waiting for your cast. Boating on the many fresh water lakes like Wyman Lake is relaxing and refreshing. Whether you like power boats, day sailboats or paddling your own canoe or kayak, you will find serenity in this region of Maine.