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 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 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. ...
#7 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 ...
#8 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 ...
#9 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, ...
#10 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 ...
#11 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 ...
#12 Tumbledown Mountain Loop Trail
A thrilling ascent to one of Maine’s prettiest mountain settings, with rugged cliffs, spectacular views, and a picturesque ...
#13 Borestone Mountain
A half-day hike to an exposed mountain summit in a National Audubon Society sanctuary. Borestone is an impressive mountain ...
#14 Ring and Blueberry Buff Trails
A climb through mixed woods past ledge outlooks to the 691-foot summit for distant views of the Atlantic coast. Mount Agamenticus ...
#15 Dedham Bald Mountain
A hike up a lone mountain to an abandoned fire tower and superb views. Dedham Bald Mountain is not as popular as some of ...
#16 Chimney Pond
Surrounded on three sides by soaring granite cliffs, Chimney Pond sits in the mountainous heart of Baxter State Park. Overhead ...
#17 Penobscot and Sargent Mountains Trail
Seal Harbor, ME
A strenuous hike to two of Acadia’s highest peaks, with long periods of hiking on open ledges with spectacular views. The ...
#18 East Point Sanctuary Trail
Although this Audubon Sanctuary is relatively small at a mere 30 acres, the views it offers are big and sweeping. The trail ...
#19 Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park
A hike through a variety of forest types and along the rocky shores of Casco Bay. In addition to the roughly 5 miles of trails ...
#20 Quoddy Head State Park
A hike along the top of a spectacular seaside bluff at the easternmost point of the United States. The Bay of Fundy has the ...
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