Pico Ledges Trail, Industry

This approximately half-mile trail to an open ledge with fantastic views of Clearwater Lake, Mt. Blue, and other western hills is on privately owned...

Prescott Field Trails, Farmington

(Wheelchair-accessible trail marked in red.) The fields adjacent to the downtown, which lie between Main Street and the pebbly Sandy River, have a network...

Savage Mountain, Temple

The wide forested route to the open ledge and beautiful views consists of a fairly easy uphill for most of its 0.75 miles. There...

Acadia National Park, Isle au Haut

Acadia National Park is spread out over three regions: Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula, and Isle au Haut, population 92. On Isle au Haut,...

Forbes Pond, Gouldsboro

I love the Maine Coast Heritage Trust preserves that are accessible by foot (okay, really by car), since I don’t have a boat (someday…)....

Table Rock, Grafton Notch State Park

This Grafton Notch hike offers extraordinary views 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...