- Great North Woods
The Great North Woods are spread across four northeastern
U.S. states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermontand New Yorkand into the Canadian province of Québec, from the Down Eastlakes to the Adirondack Mountains. Collectively, the Great North Woods make up a 26 million acre (105,000 km²) forestland.
In New Hampshire, the Great North Woods is an official state tourist region, located in Coös County, the northernmost county in the state. The Northern part of the
White Mountain National Forestis located in this region. The city of Berlin, New Hampshire, known for its large paper mill, is also found in the Great North Woods Region of New Hampshire.
The Great North Woods Region in Maine refers to the unincorporated
townshipsin the Northern and Northwestern part of the state. Currently, this is an unofficial region of Maine, and has no official population.
Vermont's Great North Woods region is an unofficial region of Vermont, and is located mainly in the
Northeast Kingdom, bordering New Hampshire and Québec. The Northeast Kingdom region of Vermont is very remote and rural.
Upstate New York's Great North Woods is located in the extreme northern part of the state. Like Maine and Vermont, the Great North Woods region is an unofficial region. In New York, this region includes the very northern section of the
Adirondack Mountainsand points north, into Québec.
Major Towns and Cities
The Great North Woods is home to cities such as
Plattsburg, New York, Burlington, Vermont, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, and Berlin, New Hampshire.
North Country Trail
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