Best Walking in Maine

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

  • #1 Goose Rocks Beach Walk

    0 Reviews

    Cape Porpoise, ME

    A wide, pristine, fine-sand crescent beach overlooking nearby rocky islands, Batson’s River, and the Smith Brook estuary. The meeting of river and ocean waters in this estuary behind the beach ...
    •  45 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A wide, pristine, fine-sand crescent beach overlooking nearby rocky islands, Batson’s River, and the Smith Brook estuary. ...

  • #2 Fisherman's Walk

    2 Reviews

    York, ME

    An in-town walk along a busy working harbor with fishing boats, piers, and delightfully landscaped residential gardens. The land for Fisherman’s Walk was donated by private citizens, and indeed ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    An in-town walk along a busy working harbor with fishing boats, piers, and delightfully landscaped residential gardens. The ...

  • #3 Footbridge Beach Trail

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    Ogunquit, ME

    A walkers’ wooden bridge across sand dunes to the ocean beach and back along the Ogunquit River tidal flats. Walking Ogunquit Beach is like walking into an abstract painting with long horizon ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A walkers’ wooden bridge across sand dunes to the ocean beach and back along the Ogunquit River tidal flats. Walking Ogunquit ...

  • #4 Howe Brook Trail

    4 Reviews

    Baxter State Park, ME

    Howe Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,000 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles ...
    •  1.9 miles

    Howe Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and ...

  • #5 Wiggly Bridge Trail

    1 Reviews

    York, ME

    A short urban trail on a peninsula between York Harbor and a tide pond accessed by “the world’s smallest suspension bridge.” This tidal millpond was created by a dam in 1726. Nineteen citizens ...
    •  30 - 45 minutes
    •  0.75 miles
    •  Guide

    A short urban trail on a peninsula between York Harbor and a tide pond accessed by “the world’s smallest suspension bridge.” ...

  • #6 Kennebunk River Trail

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    Kennebunkport, ME

    Tranquil wooded estate (monastery) on the western shore of the Kennebunk River with human-made and natural shrines for contemplation. Sir William Pepperrell, the famous military son of William ...
    •  45 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Tranquil wooded estate (monastery) on the western shore of the Kennebunk River with human-made and natural shrines for contemplation. ...

  • #7 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 ...

  • #8 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 ...

  • #9 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 ...

  • #10 Jay to Farmington Rail-Trail

    0 Reviews

    Farmington, ME

    Developed primarily as a route for snowmobiles and off-road vehicle enthusiasts, the Jay to Farmington Trail also appeals to the hiker and mountain bicyclist with a rugged spirit. Surface: ...
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Developed primarily as a route for snowmobiles and off-road vehicle enthusiasts, the Jay to Farmington Trail also appeals ...

  • #11 Lagrange Rail-Trail

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    Lagrange, ME

    This rail-trail takes its guests through a delightful stretch of rural Maine not often seen by tourists. The trestle bridge at the end of the trail is particularly noteworthy. Surface: Packed ...
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This rail-trail takes its guests through a delightful stretch of rural Maine not often seen by tourists. The trestle bridge ...

  • #12 Little River and Barrier Beach Walk

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    Wells, ME

    A walk around the meadows and forest of a former upland farm, with overviews of rich and diverse tidal habitats along the Little River estuary and Laudholm Barrier Beach. The Wells National Estuarine ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A walk around the meadows and forest of a former upland farm, with overviews of rich and diverse tidal habitats along the ...

  • #13 Solon to Bingham Rail-Trail

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    Solon, ME

    Tucked along the edge of the wide Kennebec River, the Solo to Bingham Trail offers a pleasant diversion from I–95. Less than forty-five minutes away from the highway, this flat and scenic trail ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Tucked along the edge of the wide Kennebec River, the Solo to Bingham Trail offers a pleasant diversion from I–95. Less than ...

  • #14 Carson Trail

    0 Reviews

    Wells, ME

    A well-designed, wide footpath through prime edge tidal habitats at the confluence of Little River, Branch Brook, and Merriland River. The ten Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge areas in ...
    •  30 - 45 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A well-designed, wide footpath through prime edge tidal habitats at the confluence of Little River, Branch Brook, and Merriland ...

  • #15 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 ...

  • #16 Nubble Trail and Nubble Light

    0 Reviews

    York, ME

    A historical, picturesque lighthouse on an island close to a rocky shoreline park and viewpoint. At Cape Neddrick, red-and-white Nubble Lighthouse was built in 1879 on tiny Nubble Island, a very ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A historical, picturesque lighthouse on an island close to a rocky shoreline park and viewpoint. At Cape Neddrick, red-and-white ...

  • #17 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 ...

  • #18 Jetty Walk

    0 Reviews

    Wells, ME

    Visit a wide seawall for a broad perspective of the Wells Harbor channel, Wells Beach and Drakes Island, and a boardwalk through fragile dune habitat. A breakwater is a barrier designed to protect ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Visit a wide seawall for a broad perspective of the Wells Harbor channel, Wells Beach and Drakes Island, and a boardwalk ...

  • #19 Fort Trail

    0 Reviews

    Kittery, ME

    Unique views of the mouth of the Piscataqua River, Whaleback Light, the U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouse, and the Isles of Shoals. This small, important historical site provided coastal defense during ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Unique views of the mouth of the Piscataqua River, Whaleback Light, the U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouse, and the Isles of Shoals. ...

  • #20 Mount Battie Trail

    4 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 ...