Regional Guide

Hiking - Down East Maine

From seaside strolls to mountain treks, Acadia National Park has a hike for everyone. Try the Precipice, Green Mountain Railroad, Dorr Mountain, Mansell Mountain, and Great Head for starters.

Take a look at GORP's guide to the many hikes available in Acadia, from easy to strenuous.

There's no reason why winter should stop you from camping in Maine's backcountry. Just don't leave home without reading up on how to handle the fierce temperatures and weather you'll likely encounter.

The Moosehorn Nature Trail in Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge travels from forest to swamp and offers plenty of chances for birders to spot woodcocks.

Quoddy Head Trail in Quoddy Head State Park brushes against Canada and the ocean and provides hikers with great views of Grand Manan Island, watery wildlife-watching potential, and a 19th-century lighthouse.

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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