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Island-Falls is the place to visit if you are looking for serenity and solitude, a chance to escape from the grind of everyday life. Located in Aroostook County near Mattawamkeag Lake and the Canadian border, Island Falls is a town with attractions for all four seasons of the year. It's a small community with a beautiful golf course that attracts golfers from all over the state. You will also find a campground and lodge, arts and crafts stores, restaurants, and a Historical Clothing Museum located in Island Falls. Aroostook County is 89 percent forestland many lakes, state parks, rivers and streams and it's known for its' excellent outdoor life. Hunting is a popular activity here due to the heavily wooded areas. Other activities are fishing, hiking and biking, canoeing, white water rafting and sledding and skiing in wintertime. The area is also great for birdwatching and wildlife viewing - keep your eyes peeled for eagles, osprey, beavers, ducks and moose. Island Falls is the site of a lovely yoga retreat, and the nearby town of Houlton is the county seat for Aroostook County and offers more shopping and great restaurants. Many fairs and festivals are held in the region throughout the year including the Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race in April and the Houlton Arts & Crafts Fair in July.

Surrounding areas: Oakfield, Maine (8.0 mi), Patten, Maine (9.5 mi), Mount Chase, Maine (12.4 mi), New Limerick, Maine (15.8 mi), Benedicta, Maine (16.4 mi), Houlton, Maine (21.8 mi), Bancroft, Maine (26.3 mi)

Island Falls Vacation Rentals

Island Falls Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Scottish InnsGangor RdHoulton, ME21.8 mi.(207) 532-2236

Island Falls Weather & Climate

Maine's Northeast climate is four seasons and highly changeable -- it can go from sunny to stormy in short order. Summers in the Katahdin Region, near the Canadian border, are cool, with highs in the 70s or sometimes reaching the low 80s. Interior areas experience a greater range of temperatures in the summer, with some nights in northern areas near freezing. Winters in Maine are cold and sometimes even frigid. January temperatures range from 11 to 31 F along the coast and 1 to 19 F inland. The snow can be lovely, and if you aren't opposed to cold weather, wintertime is a great time to visit Maine. Continuous snow is generally on the ground from December through February and sometimes into March. Daytime highs gradually increase March through May. In September, the spectacular colors of fall blaze and sunny days and cool nights characterize this favorite season of many in Maine.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 22°F 0°F 3.28 in. -
February 26°F 2°F 2.12 in. -
March 36°F 15°F 2.71 in. -
April 49°F 27°F 2.84 in. -
May 64°F 38°F 3.23 in. -
June 73°F 48°F 3.66 in. -
July 78°F 53°F 3.46 in. -
August 76°F 51°F 3.69 in. -
September 66°F 42°F 3.44 in. -
October 53°F 32°F 3.31 in. -
November 39°F 23°F 3.62 in. -
December 27°F 7°F 3.27 in. -

Island Falls Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Houlton International airport (HUL) located about 23 miles east of Island Falls in Houlton, Maine, the Northern Maine Regional At Presque Isle airport (PQI) located approximately 47 miles north of Island Falls in Presque Isle, Maine, and finally the Loring International airport (ME16) located roughly 67 miles northeast of Island Falls in Limestone, Maine.

Island Falls Attractions

Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME109.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Va Jo Wa Golf ClubIsland FallsME 
Houlton Community Golf CourseHoultonME15.7 mi.
Ski Areas
Big SquawGreenvilleME74.6 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME117.1 mi.
State Parks
Baxter State ParkME33.1 mi. 
Northen Maine Museum of SciencePresque IsleME47.4 mi.(Science)

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