Maine Hiking Trails
- Kennebunkport – Cape Arundel and Blowing Cave: 4 miles of shore and road walk featuring Spouing Rock and Blowing Cave
- Scarborough – Scarborough Marsh Nature Center: Rt. 9. 1 mile of marsh walk.
- Wells – Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge: Rt. 9. 1 plus mile walk along river, through fields and woods.
Portland & Freeport:
- Freeport – Wolf Neck Woods State Park: 2 plus miles.
Western Lakes & Mountains:
- Brownfield – Burnt Meadows Mountain: 1.3 miles.
- Fryeburg – Starks Mountain: 1/2 mile.
- Lovell – Sabattus Mountain: half mile to top.
- Rangeley & Davis Plantation – Kamankeag Pond Trail: 4 miles to old RR bed, passes pond.
Kennebec & Moose River Valley:
- Canaan – Chase Hill: .4 miles.
- The Forks and Moxie Gorge – Moxie Falls:1 1/2 miles round trip loop. Hike through woods and on marked trails.
- Vassalboro – Cook’s Hill: 1 mile.
- Winthrop – Mount Pisgah: 1 mile.
- Boothbay Harbor – Appalachee Trail: outskirts of town.
- Georgetown – Reid State Park: 4 miles
- Owl’s Head – Owl’s Head Transportation Museum and Nature Trail.
- Woolwich – Montsweag Preserve: 1 1/2mile trail, 45 acres.
DownEast & Acadia:
- Bar Harbor – Acadia National Park: Includes Cadillac Mountain and 200 miles of hiking trails. Easy walking and steep climbs included.
- Ellsworth – Birdsacre Sanctuary (Stanwood Homestead Museum): 40 acres.
- Franklin – Schoodic Mountain: Rt. 200 NE. Trail starts between 2 small bridges and leads to fire tower.
- Beddington – Maine Forest Station: extensive wilderness trails.
- Cherryfield – Town Park and Weald Bethel: extensive wilderness trails.
- Lubec – Quoddy Head State Park.
- Pembroke – Reversing Falls: 140 acres park with trails and picnic area.
Aroostook (The County):
- Castle Hill – Haystack Mtn: Rt. 163. Picnic area and trail to summit.
- Mars Hill – 1.6 miles.
- Mount Chase – Mount Chase: 3.8 miles.
Katahdin & Moosehead:
- Elliotsville Plantation – Barren Mountain: 3.9 miles – Boarstone Mountain: 2 miles – Big Wilson Cliffs/Little Wilson Falls: 2.4 miles.
- Gulf Hagas – Brownville Junction: Rugged 8 mile loop.
- Grand Falls Plantation – Passadumkeag Mountain: 4 1/2 miles.
Also visit Maine Trail Finder, a great site with Maine hiking trails and maps that are easy to search.
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