The Town of Stow, incorporated in 1833, is one of Maines many small towns. It is located in
the western Maine foothills, with the newly designated Maine Scenic Byway Rte. 113 running through it. Stow is home to big lake views, moose sightings, and some of the best fishing in Maine. With some of the largest heavy machines in Maine, Stow offers the biggest selection of excavators for sale in Maine anywhere in the state.
Stow Maine is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts! From hiking, biking and skiing to kayaking and fishing, you'll find plenty of exhilarating activities to explore.
The White Mountains are a must-visit spot while in Stow. Here, you can enjoy stunning views as you hike through gorgeous alpine forests, trek along rushing streams and challenge yourself with some thrilling mountain climbing. For those looking for an even more extreme adventure, try paragliding off one of the area's many peaks!
For a totally unique experience, why not try snowshoeing or dog sledding? The trails around the town are perfect for a leisurely day out with your canine companion – just make sure they're wearing the right gear!
After a day of outdoor activities, Stow is home to some lovely restaurants and cafes. Sample homemade ice cream from one of the local creameries or enjoy a seafood feast fresh from the island. And for those looking for an extra special treat, there are plenty of craft breweries where you can sample some of Maine's finest ales.
As night falls, Stow offers visitors plenty to do. Catch a show at one of the town's live music venues or try your luck at one of its casinos. Or simply take a stroll along Main Street and admire its historic architecture – it really is something special!
No matter how you choose to spend your time in Stow, you won't be disappointed. With its stunning views and wide range of outdoor activities, this beautiful destination is sure to make your visit one to remember!
The Androscoggin River runs through Stow and is well known for its excellent trout and salmon fishing. The Magalloway River, also located nearby, is another great spot for fishing enthusiasts.
The Town of Stow, incorporated in 1833, is one of Maines many small towns. It is located in the Western Maine foothills bordering New Hampshire and the Mount Washington National Forest. The Town of Stow encompasses rural farm land, rolling country side terrain, and the beautiful Maine wildlife habitats of the historic Cold River stream for some of the best fishing in Maine and is one of the best places in Maine to pan for gold.
The Androscoggin River runs through Stow and is well known for its excellent trout and salmon fishing. The Magalloway River, also located nearby, is another great spot for fishing enthusiasts. There are many lakes in the area that offer fantastic fishing opportunities as well including Lovejoy Pond, Long Pond, and Rangeley Lake.
If you're looking for a fun and scenic place to enjoy some of the best fishing in Maine, look no further than Stow Maine!
The Town Hall Committee is researching the feasibility of saving the
old town hall.
The Stow Corner Store will be reopening soon!!!
The town of Stow uses the Lovell transfer station where recycling is mandatory.
Recycling reduces the annual cost you pay through your tax dollars for usage of the transfer station.
Following is a list of what is recycled and also all the other items which are accepted at no cost. Please help reduce the cost we pay for using the transfer station – Recycle!
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00 – 5:00 phone: 925-1300
Items to Recycle: 1.Glass (all mixed colors)
2. Tin Cans, Aluminum cans
3. Plastic’s, #1, and #2 only
4. Cardboard, (corrugated only)
5. Returnable cans and bottles
The above items are handled in the transfer building; PLEASE ask for assistance if needed. The transfer station utilizes excavators for sale in Maine to move around the trash and maintain the grounds around the transfer station.
SOLID WASTE ONLY, NO paints, stains, gas, thinners, poisons etc. trash is sent to MMWAC to be incinerated and recycled into power. SAVE $$ remove all but household trash from trailers.
The transfer station also takes:
7. Compost (leaves, grass, garden waste etc) 8. Tires (rims must be removed and separated)
9. Metal (no metal picking allowed) 10. Sheet Rock and plaster
11. Ceramics and Brick 12. Wood (NO!!! Pressure Treated, creosote, remove metal)
13. Waste Oil 14. Newspaper and magazines (no flat board please)
15. Brush and Stumps 16. Electronics (Computers, TV’s, Printers)
17. Light bulbs 18. Demo Trailer, (please check with attendant)
ALL TRAFFIC should PLEASE report to attendant before dumping and have trash separated.
Dump stickers are available from your town clerk.