Bible Point State Historic Site

Bible Point State Historic Site


Location:From Island Falls, take the Merriman Road to its end, then follow the hiking trail along the western shore of the West Branch of the Mattawamkeag River, approximately 1 mile. The site is not staffed.
Special Features:As a young man, Teddy Roosevelt camped, hunted, and fished in this area. It was reported that each day he would take his Bible and hike to a point of land on the Mattawamkeag River and First Brook, where he would read the Bible. A plaque at the site commemorates Roosevelt's love for the area.
Address:c/o Bureau of Parks & Lands
106 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 04401

Phone:207-941-4014
Web: www.maine.gov/doc/parks/programs/db_search
Size: 27 acres.

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