Maine - Outdoor Activities

Maine has approximately 2,047 trails, including 1,476 hiking trails and 768 for walking. These trails range from 0 to 134 miles in length. The most popular trails are Jordan Cliffs Trail, Mount Katahdin via the Knife Edge and Cadillac Summit Loop. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Maine was David H. who completed Blue Hill Challenge.

  • Precipice Trail

    12 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    A dramatic and strenuous cliff climb to the top of Champlain Mountain, this is arguably the most difficult trail—and one of the most spectacular—in all Acadia. Signs caution that the unprepared ...
    •  3 to 4
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A dramatic and strenuous cliff climb to the top of Champlain Mountain, this is arguably the most difficult trail—and one ...

  • Mount Katahdin via the Knife Edge

    10 Reviews

    Millinocket, ME

    A day hike to the top of Mount Katahdin along a granite ridge called the Knife Edge. One of the most spectacular and breathtaking hikes in the East, with views of Moosehead Lake, the Penobscot ...
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike to the top of Mount Katahdin along a granite ridge called the Knife Edge. One of the most spectacular and breathtaking ...

  • Beehive Trail

    9 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    A nearly vertical climb up the 520-foot Beehive using iron rungs rewards you with spectacular close-up views of Sand Beach, Great Head, and the ocean beyond. If you hike this trail in summer, ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A nearly vertical climb up the 520-foot Beehive using iron rungs rewards you with spectacular close-up views of Sand Beach, ...

  • Mount Katahdin - Maine Highpoint

    6 Reviews

    Millinocket, ME

    Highpoint rank by height: 22nd. Mount Katahdin’s (kuh-TAHD-uhn) summit, Baxter Peak, marks the northern terminus of the 2,160 mile (3,456 km) Appalachian Trail (AT) that starts at Springer Mountain ...
    •  8 to 10 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Highpoint rank by height: 22nd. Mount Katahdin’s (kuh-TAHD-uhn) summit, Baxter Peak, marks the northern terminus of the 2,160 ...

  • Cadillac Summit Loop

    6 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Cadillac Summit Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,508 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.6 miles

    Cadillac Summit Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It ...

  • Cadillac South Ridge Trail and Eagles Crag Loop

    5 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    One of the longest trails in Acadia, this hike provides fine views along Cadillac’s open south ridge, the chance to see raptors soar at Eagles Crag, and a pleasant place to rest on benches along ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the longest trails in Acadia, this hike provides fine views along Cadillac’s open south ridge, the chance to see raptors ...

  • Acadia Mountain Trail

    5 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Acadia Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 200 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Acadia Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 1.5 miles long ...

  • Cadillac West Face Trail

    5 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Cadillac West Face Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 333 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Cadillac West Face Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.8 miles long ...

  • Jordan Cliffs Trail

    4 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Jordan Cliffs Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 626 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Jordan Cliffs Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and ...

  • Chimney Pond

    4 Reviews

    Millinocket, ME

    Surrounded on three sides by soaring granite cliffs, Chimney Pond sits in the mountainous heart of Baxter State Park. Overhead looms mile-high Baxter Peak—northern terminus of the Appalachian ...
    •  1-3 Days
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Surrounded on three sides by soaring granite cliffs, Chimney Pond sits in the mountainous heart of Baxter State Park. Overhead ...

  • North and South Baldface

    4 Reviews

    Fryeburg , ME

    While both North and South Baldface top out at less than 4,000 feet, this hike near Evans Notch contains a long stretch of hiking over open ledges. It is somewhat removed from the traditional ...
    •  7 hours
    •  9.7 miles
    •  Guide

    While both North and South Baldface top out at less than 4,000 feet, this hike near Evans Notch contains a long stretch of ...

  • Gulf Hagas Trail

    4 Reviews

    Benson, ME

    Described as the “Grand Canyon of Maine,” Gulf Hagas is a deep gorge where rushing water continues to erode and smooth the slate walls that surround it. This scenic loop meanders through a tall ...
    •  6 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Described as the “Grand Canyon of Maine,” Gulf Hagas is a deep gorge where rushing water continues to erode and smooth the ...

  • Great Wass Island

    4 Reviews

    Beals, ME

    A day hike on the shore of a relatively undeveloped island managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC). This 1,540-acre TNC island preserve is not been changed much by man. Some of its natural features ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike on the shore of a relatively undeveloped island managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC). This 1,540-acre TNC island ...

  • Acadia National Park Carriage Trail: The Eagle Lake Loop

    4 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    Within Acadia are mountains, rivers, lakes, and over 55 miles of gated gravel roads for the cyclist to explore. This ride gives you only a glimpse of the varied terrain, but it's perfect for ...
    •  1 hour
    •  6.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Within Acadia are mountains, rivers, lakes, and over 55 miles of gated gravel roads for the cyclist to explore. This ride ...

  • Caribou Trail

    4 Reviews

    Oxford County, ME

    Caribou Trail is a hiking trail in Oxford County, Maine. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 934 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles ...
    •  2.9 miles

    Caribou Trail is a hiking trail in Oxford County, Maine. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long ...

  • Jordan Pond House Trail

    4 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Jordan Pond House Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 275 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Jordan Pond House Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.4 miles long ...

  • Bar Island Trail

    4 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Bar Island Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Bar Island and Acadia National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 5 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Bar Island Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Bar Island and Acadia National ...

  • Parsons Way Trail

    4 Reviews

    Kennebunkport, ME

    A cliff walk around the bold shorefront of Cape Arundel to Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave, with dramatic views of the ocean. Parsons Way is named after Henry Parsons, who gave the land to Kennebunkport ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    A cliff walk around the bold shorefront of Cape Arundel to Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave, with dramatic views of the ocean. ...

  • Acadia National Park Cruise

    3 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. These dirt roads, winding through the island's interior forests and ...
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. ...

  • Mount Battie Trail

    3 Reviews

    Camden, ME

    Mount Battie Trail is a hiking trail in Camden, Maine. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 203 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 629 feet. The ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Mount Battie Trail is a hiking trail in Camden, Maine. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 203 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • Schoodic Head Trail

    3 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Schoodic Head Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 56 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Schoodic Head Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and ...

  • Borestone Mountain

    3 Reviews

    Monson, ME

    A half-day hike to an exposed mountain summit in a National Audubon Society sanctuary. Borestone is an impressive mountain with fine views in all directions. The trail is near a number of other ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    A half-day hike to an exposed mountain summit in a National Audubon Society sanctuary. Borestone is an impressive mountain ...

  • Bradbury Mountain State Park

    3 Reviews

    Freeport, ME

    Great mountain biking exists just four miles from the popular outlet shopping center of Freeport, Maine. The ride begins on an easy doubletrack trail well marked with white blazes, and then enters ...
    •  1 hour
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Great mountain biking exists just four miles from the popular outlet shopping center of Freeport, Maine. The ride begins ...

  • Table Rock Trail

    3 Reviews

    Oxford County, ME

    Table Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Oxford County, Maine. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,496 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,268 ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Table Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Oxford County, Maine. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,496 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Dorr Mountain North Ridge Trail

    3 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    Dorr Mountain North Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 275 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Dorr Mountain North Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.9 ...

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