W 0.3 mile to the Hiker Hut, (207) 897-8984, <https://www.facebook.com/hikerhut/>, cabin for A.T. hikers, $25 includes linens, shower. Mail drops accepted c/o Steve Lynch, 2 Pine Rd., Sandy River Plantation, ME 04970. W 9 miles to Rangeley, Maine. PO 04970 open M-F 9:30-12:30 & 1:30-4:15, Sa 9:30-12, (207) 864-2233. Farmhouse Hostel, (207) 864-3113, <https://www.thefarmhousemaine.com/at-hikers>, bunks, rooms, laundry, use of kitchen, fire pit, nonguest showers $5, complimentary shuttles. Rangeley Inn; Saddleback Motor Inn, (207) 864-3434; Town and Lake Motel, (207) 864-3755; North Country Inn B&B. IGA Supermarket. Outfitters, laundromat, urgent care.
W 5 miles to Stratton, located at the southwest corner of Flagstaff Lake. Post office open Monday thru Friday 8:30-1 and 1:30-4, Saturday 8:30-11:00, (207) 246-6461. Stratton Motel & Hostel, (207) 670-5507, $5 shuttle to trail. Spillover Motel, (207) 246-6571; White Wolf Inn, (207) 246-2922; Diamond Corner B&B, (207) 246-2082, shuttles. Full resupply available in town; several restaurants.
West shore of the Kennebec River. Ferry runs late May to early June 9-11a, early June to late Sept 9-11a, 2-4p, October returns to spring hours, <https://www.matc.org/for-hikers/kennebec-river-ferry/>.
East shore of the Kennebec River. Ferry runs late May to early June 9-11a, early June to late Sept 9-11a, 2-4p, October returns to spring hours, <https://www.matc.org/for-hikers/kennebec-river-ferry/>.
U.S. 201, Caratunk, ME. East 0.3 miles to Post Office, open M-F 2-4, Sa 7:30-11:15, (207) 672-3416. East 1 mile to Maine Sterling Inn, (207) 672-3333, <http://www.mainesterlinginn.com/>. Bunk $25, rooms $40-80, includes breakfast. Credit cards accepted, laundry $6, loaner clothes. Full resupply, frozen pizza, ice cream.