Al and Patty Nugent built these camps
in 1936. Since then the log
cabins have all been rebuilt and a few new log cabins have been added.
All camps are set up for housekeeping and are insulated to stay toasty
warm on the coldest of winter days.
In keeping with the rules of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (which
is, by the way, a state park), these camps remain primitive. There is
no running water in the cabins. There is, however, a shower in the back
of our camp for everyone's use. There are two outside hydrants where
drinkable water is available year round and there is a privy for each
Cabins range in size from 2 double beds per camp to 4 single and two
double beds per camp. We also have one larger camp that can accomodate a party of up to 20
All cabins have gaslights, gas refrigerators, gas cook stoves and wood
stoves for heat. Each cabin is equipped with pots and pans, silverware,
Nugent's Camps can be reached by boat or float plane in the summer, snowsled or skis in the winter.
Mailing Address: 422 Perry Rd Bangor ME 04402 ATTN Nugent's Camps
Our camps can be found on page 56 of the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer published by DeLorme's Mapping Company.
We are located in Township 7, Range 12 in the bottom right hand
corner of the town where Little Leadbetter Stream empties into
Click here to view our map.
The Chamberlain Lake area (the Allagash)
probably receives more snow than any other area in the State of Maine.
We groom several miles of trails for skiers and snowmobilers alike.
Nugent's is busy in the winter with fishermen and snowmobilers.
Snowmobilers can cruise the lakes and trails all along the Allagash waterway.
In the North Maine Woods, there are virtually no groomed trails.
There are, however, hundreds of miles of unplowed roads to explore.
A guide is a real good idea! Yours may be the only set of
tracks in a foot of untouched powder.