North Maine Woods

Estcourt (Register at gas station) Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: 7am-5pm Mon-Fri.
Location:Big Twenty TWP

Passage at border checkpoints requires proper Customs clearance.

Telephone:

US Customs 1-418-859-2501

Canadian Customs 1-418-859-2201

Due to changes related to Homeland Security along the Maine-Quebec border, the schedule of operations for the border checkpoints is subject to change at any time. For current information, please call the customs number listed above or the NMW office at 207-435-6213.

US Customs offices are closed during the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, and Thanksgiving.

By Federal Law PL 99-570, there is a $5000 fine for a first time offense of entering Maine without proper US Customs permission, plus an additional $1000 fine per person involved. This includes entrance by foot or on waterscr