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Katahdin(kətä`dĭn), mountain, 5,267 ft (1,605 m) high, between branches of the Penobscot River in N central Maine; highest point in Maine. The peak and the beautifully wooded, lake-dotted territory surrounding it constitute Baxter State Park, the gift of Gov. Percival P. Baxter in 1931. Katahdin Mt. is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentKatahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
, 87,500 acres (35,400 hectares), N central Maine, est. 2016. Located E of Baxter State Park (the site of Mt. Katahdin) along the East Branch of the Penobscot River, it encompasses mountains and wilderness in Maine's North Woods.
..... Click the link for more information. borders Baxter State Park on the east.