joe and sueThey have been married for 34 years and have 3 grown children, Hanna, Katie. They have owned Matagamon Wilderness for going on 14 years now. Working together is something they have done since day one of their "I do's", as Joe and Sue owned and operated a dairy farm, down state for 16 years, then worked at another Lodge for 3 years to make sure this is what we really wanted to do..... And YES it was. Joe is a Master Guide, and Sue is a Master Cook.


hanna and rayTheir oldest daughter Hanna, is married to Ray Withee. They live in Presque Isle. They love the outdoors like fishing, and hiking! Ray works at McCains in Easton, and Hanna is now working for United Insurance!


Allen & Brandi Christianson, Matagamon Wilderness Campground & Cabins Their only son Allen and his wife Brandi got married in 2010. They bought there own home 20 miles from Matagamon in 2012. Allen is a Master Maine Guide and works here with us. Brandi is a stay at home Mom and also works here with us. They now have 4 children, Karaley is 6, Bradley is 4 1/2, Wesley is 2 and Stanley is 4 months.


sasha and katie Their youngest daughter Katie and her husband Sasha got married in 2011. They now have 2 children, Kaitlyn is 4 1/2 and Gracelyn is 2 1/2. They both live and work here with us. Sasha has his Maine Guides License and Guides here for us. Katie is the Owner of "The Moose is Loose Ice Cream Shoppe" and they both tend Gowell's Bait which they sell Crawlers all year round.


Area Attractions

There are many wonderful places to visit while staying at Matagamon Wilderness! Baxter State Park, The East Branch of the Penobscot River, Grand Lake Matagamon, Shin Brook Falls, The Lumberman's Museum, and many more.

What a great place to visit!