Gould’s Landing trail, Orono

We explored this Orono Land Trust preserve on our way up to Baxter State Park, to stretch our legs during a long drive. It...

Rock and Midway Pond trails, Sandy River Plantation

The trails to these remote ponds can be a bit wet, especially at the start. The main path is part of the Fly Rod...

Saddleback Mountain, near Rangeley

Map Note: I have hiked the trail marked in blue on my map, and drawn the trails I haven’t hiked in light blue, so...

Kate Furbish Preserve, Brunswick

Kate Furbish Preserve East and West trails in red. The seven miles of trails at the Kate Furbish Preserve on Brunswick Landing are still...

Burnt Mountain, Baxter State Park

For relatively little effort (for this park at least!), you can hike to an outstanding view of Baxter’s peaks and valleys. The 1.3-mile trail...

Trout Brook Farm Campground Trails, Baxter State Park

Map shows trails near South Branch Pond and Trout Brook Farm campgrounds. Barrel Ridge Mountain (via Middle Fowler Pond trail) in dark green; Five...

Traveler Mountains Loop, Baxter State Park

Map shows trails near South Branch Pond and Trout Brook Farm campgrounds. Traveler Loop in blue. When we hiked this 10.6-mile loop in mid...

Barrel Ridge, Baxter State Park

Map shows trails near South Branch Pond and Trout Brook Farm campgrounds. Barrel Ridge Mountain (via Middle Fowler Pond trail) in dark green. This...

Horse Mountain, Baxter State Park

Map shows trails near South Branch Pond and Trout Brook Farm campgrounds. Horse Mountain trail in purple. Some might say there are no easy...

Trout Brook Mountain, Baxter State Park

Map shows trails near South Branch Pond and Trout Brook Farm campgrounds. Trout Brook Mountain in magenta. For me, this was a deceptively difficult...