About Us

Katahdin Area Trails (KAT) is a 501c3 charitable organization, founded in February 2014. The Mission of Katahdin Area Trails is to invigorate and revitalize the economy of Maine’s Katahdin region through the development of environmentally and economically sustainable purpose-built recreation trails.  These facilities will encourage dynamic engagement with the natural assets of the Katahdin Region, for both local residents and visitors drawn to its beauty. These facilities will also provide outdoor education opportunties and contribute to a growing recreational economy, while conserving natural resources and processes for the welfare of generations to come.