YOU CAN GET HERE FROM THERE
Directions to Fort Kent, Maine are as follows:
From Southern New England (through Bangor), take I-95 north to the Smyrna/Oakfield exit #286 (formerly #60), then take Route 212 west to Route 11 (12 miles). Then take Route 11 north to Fort Kent (82 miles). Alternatively, you may take I-95 north to Houlton, then U.S. Route 1 to Presque Isle and Caribou, then Route 161 to Fort Kent. From Quebec City, take the trans-Canada east to Ste. Alexandre, Quebec (180 miles), then south to the border town of Clair, N.B. and across the bridge through customs to Fort Kent, Maine. From Fredericton, N.B., take the trans-Canada west to Edmundston, N.B. Cross the border to Madawaska, Maine. Then take U.S. Route 1 north to Fort Kent (19 miles). All routes are well marked with signs and mileage. There's no way to get lost!
Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle is served by the commercial carrier USAir Express (1-800-428-4322). Rental cars are available at the airport, and Fort Kent is about 60 miles from Presque Isle.
Also, New England Air Transport offers scheduled flights and charter service between Portland, Maine and Frenchville,Maine. Frenchville is only 12 miles from Fort Kent. Contact New England Air Transport at 207-543-6300 or 207-436-1379(cell) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
(207)834-5354 or 1-800-733-3563
ST. JOHN VALLEY LODGING FACILITIES:
(area code 207)
Ample lodging is available near the race start if you reserve early, Some lodging establishments are offering prices ranging from $30 to $50 per night, single to double. A complete list of lodging in the region and additional information is available by contacting the Chamber of Commerce at (207)834-5354 or 1-800-733-3563 or see the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Homepage.