The Farm Cove 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.

Bangor and Portland are the nearest commercial U.S. airports, and each has convenient rental cars available (Fredericton and Saint John are nearby in New Brunswick, Canada). Amtrak’s Downeaster train is available to Portland from Boston and points south. Bus service is available to Bangor.

Basic driving directions from points south:


IF YOU USE ONLINE DIRECTIONS OR GPS NAVIGATION – 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.

The Farm Cove Community Forest is immediately west of the village of Grand Lake Stream. Use the Visitor’s Guide section of this site to plan your trip!

Rather not drive? A chartered float plane from Katahdin Aviation 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 in Princeton and make arrangements for pickup. Airport details are available at A flight in offers quick travel and a unique perspective on the expansive forests, wetlands, and lakes of the region.