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Maine United States #2 Highway Guide

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New Hampshire / Maine State Line
Welcome to Maine. For travel west via U.S. highway # 2 see Milebymile.com - New Hampshire United States U.S. # 2 - New Hampshire Road Map Travel Guide - Vermont State Line to Main State Line, for driving directions.

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White Mountain National Forest, Maine - Western Boundary
White Mountain National Forest, Maine. There are campgrounds, hiking trails, scenic drives, historic places, and plenty of space to just sit back and relax. The White Mountain provides a variety of developed camping opportunities in 23 campgrounds scattered around the Forest. They range in size from seven to 176 sites. Some accept reservations, others are first-come, first-served. Some provide running water and flush toilets, others are more on the rustic side. Several can accommodate recreational vehicles, but none offer hook ups, dump stations, or telephones.
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3.4
Junction of highway # 113
Community of Gilead, Maine. Access to White Mountain National Forest Recreational Area, south side of highway.
2.1
3.4
Point of Information - Photo looking at the Androscoggin River
Crossing the Androscoggin River, Maine . The Androscoggin begins in northwestern Maine at Umbagog Lake, journeys through New Hampshire, then re-enters Maine near Bethel, eventually joining the Kennebec at Merrymeeting Bay, Maine.
2.2
3.5
Access to Lodging

2.5
4.0
Access to White Mountain National Forest Androscoggin River Canoe Trail
North side of highway.
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5.5
Roadside turnout
White Mountain National Forest, Maine, picnic area
3.8
6.1
Roadside turnout
Long gravel turnout, no services, both sides of highway.
6.4
10.3
View from highway
Driving east.
8.1
13.0
Access to Campground
South side of highway.
8.3
13.3
Access to Lodging
South side of highway.
8.9
14.3
Access to Hostel Lodging
South side of highway.
12.1
19.5
Junction of highway # 26
Community of Bethel, Maine. Access to Bethel Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center located south on Parkway. This is a full information Center with staff who are very knowledgeable of the area. The imposing mountaintop views of Grafton Notch State Park, Bethel's tree-lined historic village common located downtown, and the White Mountain National Forest make Bethel a special place to visit. Bethel is situated on the banks of the beautiful Androscoggin River and the Appalachian Mountains surrounds the community. For over two hundred years, Bethel has been a favorite tourist destination.
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19.5
Junction of County Highways # 26 & #5
NOTE: highway #26 & #5 overlaps highway #2 at this point east.
13.0
21.0
Services fuel at highway
South side of highway.
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21.1
View from highway
Driving east.
13.2
21.2
Point of Information
Crossing the Androscoggin River, Maine.
13.2
21.3
Access to airport
North side of highway.
13.6
21.9
Access to Lodging
North side of highway.
13.7
22.1
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel, south side of highway.
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24.1
Sunday River Road

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25.3
State of Maine Roadside Highway Turnout Rest Area
South side of highway. Picnic tables toilets.
16.0
25.8
Point of Information
Crossing the Sunday River.
18.3
29.5
Junction of highway # 26 NOTE: highway #6 overlap of highway#2 ends at this point and heads north
North To Grafton Notch State Park. Grafton Notch State Park is located on Route 26 between Newry and Upton, Maine, and offers opportunities for sightseeing, picnicking, and hiking on its 3,000 acres of beautiful natural terrain. Several interesting attractions are conveniently located on scenic Route 26. Interpretive signs explain the glacial sculpting of Screw Auger Falls and the formation of Mother Walker Falls. A quarter-mile loop trail leads to Moose Cave with its narrow gorge and lush lichens and mosses. At Spruce Meadow and Screw Auger Falls visitors will find picnic tables and grills.
19.0
30.5
Access to Campground
North side of highway.
23.2
37.4
Point of Information
Crossing Howard Pond Stream, Maine.
23.5
37.8
Services fuel at highway

23.8
38.3
Community of Rumford , Maine - Photo Welcome to Rumford highway sign
Incorporated 1800
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38.4
Access to Lodging
North side of highway.
24.5
39.4
Junction of highway # 5
Community of Silver Lake, Maine, north of highway. North to communities of Andover, Maine and East Andover, Maine.
24.9
40.0
Community of Rumford Point

25.0
40.3
Junction of highway # 232
South to communities of Abbots Mill, Maine, Milton, Maine, North Woodstock, Maine.
25.1
40.4
View from highway
Driving east.
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46.5
Community of Rumford Center

29.4
47.3
Roadside turnout with scenic view area
Paved turnout, no services, south side of highway.
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48.4
Access to Campground
South side of highway.
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52.0
Services fuel at highway
Gas diesel, south side of highway.
33.7
54.3
Roadside turnout
Paved turnout, no services.
33.9
54.6
Access to the community of South Rumford, Maine
South side of highway.
34.5
55.6
Access to Rumford.downtown district

35.3
56.8
Lincoln Ave

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58.2
Point of Information
Point of Information - Photo looking at the Androscoggin River.
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58.3
Community of Mexico Maine - Photo Mexico, Maine welcome highway sign
Welcome to Mexico Maine. Year 1819,was the year of the great migration when hundreds of families left their New England homes for the Ohio Valley. Between 10 - 15000 people hitched up their oxen or horses and went west. It was a brutal, exhausting journey, markedby attacks by Indian and bands of highwaymen.
36.2
58.3
Junction of highway #17
Services fuel at highway, gas, diesel. NOTE: highway #17 overlaps highway #2 at this point east.
36.4
58.6
View from highway
Driving east.
40.5
65.1
Junction of highway # 108 - Photo highway signs
South side of highway. South to communities of East Peru, Maine, Peru, Maine.
40.8
65.7
Junction of highway # 142
Community of Dixfield, Maine, north to communities of Carthage, Maine, Berry Mills, Maine, Weld, Maine. North to Mount Blue State Park Campground. Mt. Blue State Park offers a visitors an extensive network of trails, a sandy beach, popular camping area, boat launch and picnic area. Picturesque Webb Beach is an ideal location for beach-going enthusiasts. Nearby Center Hill Area is a scenic picnic spot that provides access to nature trails and extensive multiple use trails that are open to hikers, mountain bikers, and ATV and horseback riders. 5,021 acres; campground; sand beach with bathhouse; hot showers; flush toilets; boat launch; amphitheater, and nature center. The Adirondack shelters are available for large group use, and canoes may be rented. The park maintains cross-country ski trails, a major snowmobile trail, and an ice rink during the winter.
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68.5
Roadside turnout
Gravel turnout no services, north side of highway.
44.9
72.3
View from highway
Driving east.
48.8
78.5
Roadside turnout

49.2
79.1
View from highway
Driving east.
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82.5
Oxford County, Maine,
Southern boundary. Oxford County was organized in 1805 with land set off from parts of York and Cumberland Counties.
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84.3
Community of East Dixfield

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84.8
Junction of highway #17
East via highway #17 to Livermore Falls, Maine, Augusta, Maine. East Via highway #2 to North Chesterfield, Maine, Farmington Falls, Maine.
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Junction of highway #17 - Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - el
For highway travel east, via Maine, # 17 highway - See Milebymile.com - Maine State #17 - Maine Road Map Travel Guide - City of Mexico Maine to Augusta for driving directions.