Table Rock, Grafton Notch State Park

This Grafton Notch hike offers extraordinary view after a relatively easy, short climb. That is, the hiking is moderately easy if you go up...

Bethel Community Forest and Bingham Forest, Bethel

Together, Bethel Community Forest and Bingham Forest encompass almost 3,400 acres. (The first is 980 acres, and the latter is 2411 acres.) They offer...

Goose Eye Mountain, Grafton Notch State Park

There are several ways to reach the top of this fantastic mountain with two peaks (the taller is 3,974 feet). I’ve just hiked the...

West Mountain Falls, Carrabassett Valley

If you don’t feel like hiking a grand mountain, you can check out the 0.4-mile (one-way) trail up the South Branch of the Carrabassett...

Mt. Redington, near Carrabassett Valley

Mt. Redington loop trail in red; trail up North/South Crockerin blue; Sugarloaf Mountain trail in purple; Mt. Abraham and Spaulding Mountain trail in yellow...

Spaulding Mountain, near Carrabassett Valley

Mt. Abraham and Spaulding Mountain trail in yellow; North/South Crocker and Sugarloaf Mountain in blue; Mt. Redington trail in red Spaulding Mountain, at 4,010...

Dwelley Pond, Baxter State Park

When we were in this part of the park, we heard from several people that Dwelley Pond was a good place for moose spotting....

Mt. Coe-South Brother-North Brother Loop, Baxter State Park

 Mt. Coe-South Brother-North Brother loop in red; Mt. O-J-I in blue. Baxter State Park has created a magnificent loop (about 10 miles according...

Katahdin Stream Falls, Baxter State Park

For a relatively easy hike to do in Baxter State Park, this one is great. The waterfall is stunning (40 feet?), the pools are...

The Owl, Baxter State Park

 For great views of Katahdin, including distant silhouettes of tiny hikers on the Hunt Trail, check out the wonderful Owl mountain, neighbor to...