Outdoors

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.

Lili Pew buckles the strap on her helmet, clicks one foot into her bike pedal and takes off from home in Seal Harbor. The cyclist, […]

Don Dunbar doesn’t shy away from grand photos. He once shot the East Quoddy Lighthouse on Campobello Island when the thermostat read 36 degrees below […]

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 […]

Potato. Little Camp. Hell’s Half Acre. Those are just a few of the islands that make up Merchant’s Row archipelago, clustered off the Deer Isle […]

Venture by sea about four miles south of Mount Desert Island, and you’ll find a place seemingly frozen in time. Baker Island, a mostly uninhabited, […]

Planning a Maine vacation with kids in tow? Here are seven kid-friendly activities sure to be a hit with young travelers. Splish splash! What child […]

Since taking over Peaked Mountain Farm in 2002, Dan and Gail VanWarts have strived to keep the land as natural as possible.

Under a cloudless sky, Mark Fletcher of Maine State Sea Kayak leads a dozen paddlers in yellow tandem kayaks from Pretty Marsh village’s Bartlett’s Landing boat launch site out into a saltwater channel.

Adrenaline pumping, eighth-graders donning white safety helmets in the midday sun slowly teetered their way around the ropes course 36 feet in the air at […]

Bikers will catch glimpses of the sea and distant islands, but it’s the spruce-fir forest, white pine and cedar woodlands that draw them in on […]

The Thuya and Asticou Azalea gardens, conceived and designed by a self-taught visionary in the 1950s, are lush, quiet places to stroll and sit a […]