Best Hiking in Maine

This list represents the most popular hiking in Maine. Use this list to plan your next Maine hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Jordan Cliffs Trail View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Northeast Harbor, ME

    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #2 Jordan Pond House Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Northeast Harbor, ME

    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #3 Mount Katahdin via the Knife Edge View Trail Details

    10 Reviews

    Millinocket, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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 hikes in the ...

  • #4 Precipice Trail View Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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 of the most spectacular—in ...

  • #5 Beehive Trail View Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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, Great Head, and the ...

  • #6 Mount Katahdin - Maine Highpoint View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Millinocket, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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 mile (3,456 km) ...

  • #7 Gulf Hagas View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Milo, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A hike along a gorge with steep cliffs and waterfalls. This beautiful canyon and the land around it was proclaimed a national landmark in 1968. ...

  • #8 Cadillac North Ridge Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Cadillac North Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at ...

  • #9 Cadillac Summit Loop View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #10 Cadillac West Face Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #11 North and South Baldface View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Fryeburg , ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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 hiking over open ledges. ...

  • #12 Acadia Mountain Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Southwest Harbor, ME

    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #13 Parsons Way Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Kennebunkport, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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. Parsons Way is named ...

  • #14 Cadillac South Ridge Trail and Eagles Crag Loop View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  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 soar at Eagles ...

  • #15 Marginal Way Walk View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ogunquit, ME

    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Marginal Way Walk is a hiking trail in Ogunquit, Maine. It is a mile long and begins at 34 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles ...

  • #16 Bald Rock Mountain View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Camden, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike to the summit of a mountain overlooking the upper reaches of Penobscot Bay. The view from the summit is spectacular, and the trail ...

  • #17 Borestone Mountain View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Monson, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #18 Ring and Blueberry Buff Trails View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    York, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A climb through mixed woods past ledge outlooks to the 691-foot summit for distant views of the Atlantic coast. Mount Agamenticus is a monadnock, ...

  • #19 Bradbury Mountain State Park View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Pownal, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  1.3 miles
    •  Guide

    A hike on a woodland loop and to the summit of a lone mountain. Bradbury Mountain State Park is a quiet, attractive park in southern Maine, not ...

  • #20 Penobscot and Sargent Mountains Trail View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Seal Harbor, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  3.5 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A strenuous hike to two of Acadia’s highest peaks, with long periods of hiking on open ledges with spectacular views. The cliffs of Penobscot ...

  • #21 Tumbledown Mountain Loop Trail View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Byron, ME

    • Hiking 
    •  4 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A thrilling ascent to one of Maine’s prettiest mountain settings, with rugged cliffs, spectacular views, and a picturesque alpine tarn. The loop ...

  • #22 Marginal Way Walk View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ogunquit, ME

    •  1 hour
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Marginal Way Walk is a hiking trail in Ogunquit, Maine. It is a mile long and begins at 34 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles ...

  • #23 Cadillac Summit Loop View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    •  4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #24 Cadillac West Face Trail View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    •  4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...