At 7:45 a.m. on a weekday, Michael Wade tightened the laces on his bright green running shoes. Lush lawns, shrubbery and iridescent green tree leaves […]
Three kids bound up the trail toward the summit of John B. Mountain. The adults make their way behind as the day’s temperature climbs to 90 degrees.
Acadia Quest challenges park users of all ages and skill levels to “collect” experiences on Acadia’s hiking trails, carriage roads, water bodies and other destinations.
Tragedy struck on Bald Mountain in Dedham over half a century ago — and the remnants are still visible for the interested hiker about two […]
Water cascades gracefully down a sequence of smooth rock steps, producing white foam that persists much farther downstream. When the river is high enough, the […]
We began our hike up Blue Hill Mountain where most new adventures begin: in a parking lot. A green meadow filled with lavender, indigo, white […]
Sitting atop the granite face of Otter Cliffs, Eli Simon’s legs comfortably dangled over the 110-foot crag as the waves thundered against the rock below, […]
Downtown Blue Hill features at least two leisurely hikes you can take before ambling to DeepWater Brewing Co. at 33 Tenney Hill.
When the kids get restless at the Bangor Mall and you’re ready to escape the hustle and bustle, take time out in the nearby Rolland […]
For more than 130 years, people have hiked the Asticou Path to a reward of freshly brewed tea and homemade popovers at Jordan Pond.
“Biking is freedom,” Gagnon said. “You feel like you’re on a cloud, you can go places and you don’t even need a license.”
One of two routes up the south side of Dorr Mountain, the A. Murray Young Path is a hidden jewel in the Acadia National Park trail system.
WINTER HARBOR — Harold “Hal” Borns, a University of Maine geologist and founder of the school’s Climate Change Institute, might as well add “time traveler” […]
Acadia National Park may be the most well known area for outdoor recreation in Hancock County, but it’s certainly not the only destination with memorable […]
CATSKILL, N.Y. — Carey Kish of Hall Quarry got back onto the Appalachian Trail (AT) here last week after a quick visit to Mount Desert […]