• Whitetail Deer

    True Maine wilderness hunting...

  • Ruffed Grouse Hunting

    The best grouse hunting in Maine

  • Maine Black Bear

    Known as the “Ghost of the Woods” for a reason

  • Fish for Natives

    Maine Wild Brook Trout and Landlock Salmon breed here

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Unspoiled Waters

We offer a variety of fishing on rivers, lakes, ponds and streams. Fly, Spin, or Ice Fish for trout, Landlock salmon, bass or togue. Fish the Penobscot River from camp, canoe or hike to remote waters.
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Our Bears!

Our location, adjacent to thousands of acres of protected lands puts little pressure on our bears so they grow big and old.
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Birds, Birds, Birds

A grouse hunters paradise, nestled among miles of old logging roads and new growth forest, we are in prime bird hunting country.
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On the River

Located on the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Canoe & Kayak right from camp. Shuttles available. Adjacent to the KW&W National Monument.



Welcome to Bowlin Camps Lodge

Remotely situated on the East Branch of the Penobscot River serving hunters and outdoors enthusiasts since 1895.

We are a full service sporting camp open year round located in Township 5, Range 8 Maine in the last piece of real wilderness left in the lower 48 states. Adjacent to thousands of acres of the Katahdin Woods & Water National Monument lands, we offer a true wilderness experience without sacrificing comfort. Our Registered Maine Guides and staff work hard to ensure you have an enjoyable, safe stay in the “Big Woods of Maine.”

After 3 years of not raising our prices, we are now forced to markup all of our rates by 10% to cover increasing costs/inflation. Our listed website prices do not show this additional 10% as we hope this measure is temporary. We appreciate your understanding and continued patronage.


 We Offer:

  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Lodging near KW&W
  • Sporting Clays
  • Canoe/Kayaking
  • Shuttle Service
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Moose Watches
  • Wildlife Tours
  • Float Plane Tours
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Moose Antler Shed Hunting
  • 3D Archery

Maine, the way life ought to be...