Outdoors

All eyes were trained on the eastern face of Champlain Mountain as a young peregrine falcon lifted off from its hidden perch along the Precipice […]

For art lovers, the Downeast landscape boasts striking outdoor stone sculptures that pop up in 28 towns from Bucksport to Calais. Twenty-two more pieces await […]

Pine and spruce trees towered above the trail strewn with pine needles. Clover and mossy banks flanked the winding path where birds’ melodic songs echoed […]

BAR HARBOR — Bike chains clicked and tires buzzed on the asphalt, accompanied by casual conversation and cool, crisp air flowing through the trees of […]

“Oohs” and “ahs” erupted from the starboard side of the Friendship V where a white-sided dolphin had surfaced with its calf. Then, hundreds more of […]

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, […]

Blue skies and cotton candy clouds stretched like an awning over Branch Pond. A symphony of croaking frogs and chirping birds accompanied the splashing against […]

Exploring Ellsworth’s Branch Lake area, visitors can go for a leisurely stroll in Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s Branch Lake Public Forest and then enjoy a refreshing […]

“Everyone give me a great, big lumberjack yo-ho!” Tina Scheer, widely known as “Timber Tina,” bellowed to an enthusiastic crowd on a warm summer evening. […]

With 3.3 million visitors during Acadia National Park’s centennial celebration in 2016, it may take a little more planning to find your own special space […]

BLUE HILL –Blue Hill Public Library’s lawn buzzed with benefit sales of baked goods and plants, but through the brick building’s white doors and upstairs, […]

Driving north on Route 1A from Ellsworth, most motorists are intent on a mission. Tourists may be headed to Acadia National Park while locals may […]

If at all possible, any visit to the coast of Maine ought to include at least one ride on a boat. For centuries, life here […]

Ellen Pierce grew up running, hiking, playing and swimming in Acadia National Park, which was practically in her Somesville backyard. From a young age, Pierce […]