Caribou Activities

Caribou is home to many different activities to take part in. Because of its location, it offers access to both outdoor and indoor activities, historical and educational events, and more. With the sheer number of things to do, we broke them down by category to make them easier to filter and navigate.

Activities in Caribou

Biking

  • Bangor & Aroostook Trail Van Buren, Mapleton, and Caribou, ME 04736
    • 61-mile multi-use trail that is part of northern Maine’s Interconnected Trail System. It is used and maintained by various snowmobile clubs.

Breweries- Wineries

  • Northern Maine Brewing Company 22 Main St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 492-2185
    • A newly opened brewery in Caribou that serves a high-quality meal with its wide selection of beer.

Camping

  • Caribou Maine Cabin Rentals 259 Lombard Rd, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 498-2800
    • Four 2 bedroom cabins located in the heart of snowmobile country. A great place for all seasons: snowmobiling and skiing in the winter, fishing, and hunting in the spring, riding ATV trails in the summer, or viewing the beautiful fall foliage.

Events

  • Caribou Arts and Crafts Fair Caribou, ME 04736
    • Held every autumn, this fair features artwork from local artisans and supports the local economy.
  • Caribou Marathon 55 Bennett Dr, Caribou, ME 04736
    • Most Northeastern Marathon in the United States; a Boston Qualifying Marathon!
  • City-Wide Yard Sale Caribou, ME 04736
    • Annual city-wide yard sale and arts and crafts fair in May. People wishing to participate in the yard sale can fill out a form and will be put on a map with every yard sale. For those wishing to buy from the yard sales, just find the map online and start shopping!
  • Midsommar Fest Caribou, New Sweden, Stockholm, and Woodland, ME 04736
    • “Swedish culture comes alive in New Sweden’s annual Midsommar Festival in Northern Maine. This traditional Swedish festival holds true to its roots with a colorful three-day event marked by gathering flowers and lighting bonfires to mark the summer solstice.”
  • Winter Carnival and Snowmobile Festival Caribou, ME 04736
    • This event takes place in February and includes a variety of fun activities including skiing, shows, dinners, dances, snowmobile drag racing, parades, bonfires, family events, fireworks, and more.

Farms

  • Circle B Farm 287 E Presque Isle Rd, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 498-8238
    • A veteran-owned farm where you can pick Maine blueberries!
  • Goughan’s Farm & Berry Haven 875 Fort Fairfield Rd, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 498-6565
    • This is a fun place to visit to navigate the corn maze, play mini-golf, and pick strawberries and pumpkins. Try some of their home-grown produce, jams, and jellies!
  • Micmac Farms 1353 Presque Isle Rd, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-1269
    • Grows and produces healthy, wholesome fruits and vegetables. They also have a hatchery with 53,000 Maine brook trout.

Golf

  • Caribou Country Club 723 Sweden St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-1269
    • “The Caribou Country Club is gracefully carved into the rustic, northern Aroostook countryside. The scenic, tree-lined fairways provide a natural beauty to the challenging, yet enjoyable nine-hole 3,206-yard course.”

Hiking

  • Bangor and Aroostook Trail Van Buren, Mapleton, and Caribou, ME 04736
    • 62.3-mile long gravel trail great for moose watchers, ATVs, snowmobiles, mountain bikes, and hikers.
  • Collins Pond Park 27 Caribou St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-4224
    • This park has a 1.5-mile walking and bicycle path with a playground and a rentable pavilion with kitchen facilities.

History

  • Nylander Museum 657 Main St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-5923
    • If you’re interested in learning more about Aroostook County’s fauna, be sure to visit this museum. Because of their long history (founded in 1939), they have been able to expand their collection greatly.

Ice Skating

  • Teague Park Ice Rink Teague St & Park St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-4239
    • Check out this outdoor ice rink in Caribou!

Rainy Day Activities

  • Caribou Bowl-O-Drome & Sports 97 Bennett Dr, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 498-3386
    • Candlepin bowling and restaurant.
  • Caribou Theater 66 Sweden St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 496-3545

    • Small movie theater with great popcorn.
  • Melody Roller Rink 18 Access Hwy, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 551-8186
    • Roller skating rink that also holds events.

Skiing

  • Caribou Country Club Trails 723 Sweden St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 493-4224
    • 5 miles of wooded trails behind Caribou Country Club.
  • Caribou High School Ski Center 308 Sweden St, Caribou, ME 04736 | (207) 551-0022
    • 3 miles of lighted trails, offering free learners’ workshops on Friday evenings.

Snowmobiling

  • Bangor & Aroostook Trail Van Buren, Mapleton, and Caribou, ME 04736
    • 61-mile multi-use trail that is part of northern Maine’s Interconnected Trail System. It is used and maintained by various snowmobile clubs.
  • Click here to see the entire Aroostook County snowmobile trail map. The Caribou sections are maintained by the Caribou Snowmobile Club.

Waterfront: Beaches, Swimming, Boating, Fishing

  • Aroostook River Reservoir Caribou, ME 04736
    • Location with plenty of shoreline opportunities, trout fishing, and canoeing.
  • Caribou Mill Pond Dam 3 Water St, Caribou, ME 04736
    • Built by the Army Corps of Engineers, the dam holds back Collins Pond.
  • Mile Brook Caribou, ME 04736
    • Great fishing spot just outside of town.

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