This list represents the most popular trails in Maine. Use this list to plan your next Maine outdoor trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Mount Katahdin via the Knife Edge
A day hike to the top of Mount Katahdin along a granite ridge called the Knife Edge. One of the most spectacular and breathtaking ...
#2 Precipice Trail
Bar Harbor, ME
A dramatic and strenuous cliff climb to the top of Champlain Mountain, this is arguably the most difficult trail—and one ...
#3 Mount Katahdin - Maine Highpoint
Highpoint rank by height: 22nd. Mount Katahdin’s (kuh-TAHD-uhn) summit, Baxter Peak, marks the northern terminus of the 2,160 ...
#4 Beehive Trail
A nearly vertical climb up the 520-foot Beehive using iron rungs rewards you with spectacular close-up views of Sand Beach, ...
#5 Gulf Hagas
A hike along a gorge with steep cliffs and waterfalls. This beautiful canyon and the land around it was proclaimed a national ...
#6 Acadia National Park Carriage Trail: The Eagle Lake Loop
Within Acadia are mountains, rivers, lakes, and over 55 miles of gated gravel roads for the cyclist to explore. This ride ...
#7 Parsons Way Trail
A cliff walk around the bold shorefront of Cape Arundel to Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave, with dramatic views of the ocean. ...
#8 Warren Island State Park
When you journey to Warren Island, you’ll see the truth in the statement “half the fun is getting there.” Warren Island is, ...
#9 North and South Baldface
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 ...
#10 Cadillac South Ridge Trail and Eagles Crag Loop
One of the longest trails in Acadia, this hike provides fine views along Cadillac’s open south ridge, the chance to see raptors ...
#11 Bald Rock Mountain
A day hike to the summit of a mountain overlooking the upper reaches of Penobscot Bay. The view from the summit is spectacular, ...
#12 Mount Agamenticus
Mount Agamenticus goes by the names Aggie, Mount A, and sometimes, the Big A. Whatever you decide to call it, the terrain ...
#13 Bradbury Mountain State Park
Great mountain biking exists just four miles from the popular outlet shopping center of Freeport, Maine. The ride begins ...
#14 Bradbury Mountain State Park
A hike on a woodland loop and to the summit of a lone mountain. Bradbury Mountain State Park is a quiet, attractive park ...
#15 Lobster Lake
Lobster Lake is a gem, certainly one of the finest canoeing and camping lakes in Maine. Lobster Lake is large (more than ...
#16 Great Wass Island
A day hike on the shore of a relatively undeveloped island managed by The Nature Conservancy (TNC). This 1,540-acre TNC island ...
#17 Tumbledown Mountain Loop Trail
A thrilling ascent to one of Maine’s prettiest mountain settings, with rugged cliffs, spectacular views, and a picturesque ...
#18 Acadia National Park Cruise
The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. ...
#19 Estes Lake
Estes Lake is a long, widened section of river, backed up behind a small hydroelectric dam on the Mousam River. The northern ...
#20 Firewarden's Trail
The Firewarden’s Trail, sometimes called the Fire Tower Trail, follows an old carriage road and then a jeep road to the summit, ...
Not too difficult a hike with very good views of the surrounding mountains
Difficult hike , steep climbs but fabulous views of the mountains and the valley below
Fairly easy trail with good views of the Florida mountains and lots of cacti