Saint Joseph’s College trails, Standish

The cross-country trails around campus are well taken care of, and smooth and wide enough for wheelchairs (if you can handle an occasional rock, root,...

Mt. Abraham ‘Abram,’ Mt. Abram Township

Climbing this mountain via the 3.9-mile Fire Warden’s Trail, the most popular way to summit, will take a good chunk of the day (at...

Bald Mountain-Saddleback Wind Traverse, Washington Township

This hike has rocketed to my favorite in Maine, so far. It’s probably heavenly in any season, but hiking it at peak foliage is...

Washburn-Norlands Living History Center trails, Livermore

I am not familiar with the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, but their paths (old carriage trails) include a neat spot by a couple of...

Nelson Preserve, Gorham

This is a 36-acre preserve with a 1-mile looped trail. When I visited in the fall of 2018, the trail was still being finished,...

Randall Orchards, Standish

As of the fall of 2018, you can do a 1.5-mile loop in the woods on the Randall Orchards property, a working apple orchard....

Oversett Pond/Mountain and Sanborn River Trail, Greenwood

This is a glorious hike that has it all: a well-marked trail system, a small mountain with views, a quiet pond, and a river...

Sunday River Hiking Trails, Newry

Sunday River ski resort has created a system of well-marked hiking and mountain biking trails across its vast ski area. The trails encompass its...

Williams Town Park, Shapleigh

I wasn’t expecting so much charm packed into a relatively small area. You start your walk at this 300-acre town park in fields —...

Province Mountain, Newfield

The views from this easy-to-climb, 1,176-foot mountain are gorgeous! And you only have to hike uphill for 15 or so minutes to reach the...