Big Buck Crossing is a tract of Maine deer hunting and timber land for sale in Stacyville. The property is year-round accessible off the Swift Brook Road, which is the entrance to the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. There is approximately 510 feet of frontage on the Swift Brook Road. The 119± acre contiguous parcel has had a selective harvest of wood in the past 2 years, which greatly improved it as a whitetail and upland bird hunting parcel. The harvest opened numerous stand locations and increased the amount of browse available for wildlife.
Whitetail deer hunters understand that deer are an edge animal. This property is a prime white tail deer hunting parcel and a long-term timber holding. You find deer on the edges of fields, streams, transitions from heavily wooded areas to open areas, transition from softwood to hard wood, and the edges of agricultural land and timberland. This property benefits from all these edge scenarios. The land rises from the edge of the Swift Brook Road which is 405 feet above sea level to the top of the ridge which is 550 feet above sea level. The land slopes to the west. There is a possibility of opening a view of Mount Katahdin by clearing more trees.
Big Buck Crossing is situated on the earth in a perfect location that makes it a funnel for whitetail deer to pass through daily. Tracks, scrapes and even a large shed was found while walking the parcel on a recent November morning. Ruffed grouse and wood cock are also found here in good numbers. My German Shorthaired Pointer put up several grouse while I walked the property. This is a fabulous hunting property to enjoy with friends for many years. The soils area mixture of farm class soils that could be used for intense farming to moderate grazing. They all grow timber very well.
The town of Stacyville is in northern Penobscot county and has a year- round population of around 400 people. The town of Patten which is about 20 miles away is a source for groceries, hardware, and healthcare. The region is a 4- season recreational area with outdoor enthusiast enjoying the access to recreational trails, trout fishing opportunities as well as breathtaking views of the majestic Appalachian Mountain range. The property is conveniently located just 5 miles from I-95. Whether you are looking for a long-term parcel of land as an investment, an off-grid cabin location, or a fantastic hunting property to enjoy with friends, you should take a hard look at Big Buck Crossing.