The Downeast Lakes Community Forest, Grand Lake Stream, and the Downeast Lakes region are an easy trip away. It’s about a 2 hour drive from Bangor – or 4 hours from Portland.
Basic driving directions from points south:
If you use online directions or GPS – Be sure you know whether your system is directing you via a gravel woods road, especially if conditions are wet or snowy. The coordinates for the center of Grand Lake Stream are approximately 45o 10’ 44” N, 67o 46’ 34” W. Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s address is: 4 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668.
Rather not drive? A chartered float plane from Katahdin Air can deliver you directly to your lodge, camp, or the dock in Grand Lake Stream. Chartered wheeled planes or private planes can land on Princeton’s 4,000 foot long runway and make arrangements for pickup. Princeton Airport details are available at AirNav. A flight in offers quick travel and a unique perspective on the expansive forests, wetlands, and lakes of the region.