Posted Jan 22, 2020 by Wendy Gallant


We've partnered with Good To-Go, a unique home-made and made in Maine company, to bring you the best in gourmet back-country food for adventurers.  The Huts are stocked with a variety of Good To-Go meals, each pouch containing a delicious meal using ingredients to be enjoyed wherever your adventures take you. Just add HOT water and you'll...

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Posted Jan 21, 2020 by Wendy Gallant
Volunteer of the Month!

Meet MH&T's Volunteer of the Month! (Jan. '20) ....

John T. Freeman is a Portland, Maine native, graduate of the University of Maine at Orono, and retired physics engineer from Central Maine Power.  He’s an avid cross-country skier, hiker, bicyclist, and doing pretty much anything that has to do with the outdoors. He resides in the shadow of Sugarloaf Mountain with his wife Johnna and joined the MH&T’s...

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Posted Dec 31, 2019 by Wolfe Tone


We are off to a really good start to our 2019/2020 winter self-service season. Stratton Brook, Poplar Falls, and Flagstaff Lake Huts are each welcoming a steady flow of guests. As the name implies, self-service means your adventure includes brining your own sleeping bag, towel for the hot showers, and pillow case, and in this mode, also your own food for each meal.  Overnight guests...

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Posted Dec 31, 2019 by Wolfe Tone


Grand Falls Hut is not open for winter operations. We made this difficult decision on account of recurring challenges with the aging electrical support system and heat circulation system during the more forgiving months of November and early December. Due to its remote nature along the Dead River, Grand Falls Hut is both one of our most magical huts to experience and the most...

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Posted Dec 19, 2019 by Cayce Frigon

Dear Friends of Maine Huts & Trails,

Maine Huts & Trails is open for adventure this winter thanks to the support of a thousand voices and contributions cheering us on. We are humbled by your actions and energized to climb the path to a new bright future.

We have much to be thankful for in 2019. We have much to look forward to in 2020. As you wrap-up...

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Posted Sep 23, 2019 by Cayce Frigon

In light of recent news, you may have some questions. Below are answers to some of them, but please feel free to contact us with any other questions you may have that are not listed here. 

Q. Can I book a winter reservation?

A. Yes, we are accepting winter reservations for self-service at...

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Posted Sep 20, 2019 by Cayce Frigon
Donate Today to Help Build a Brighter Future for Maine Huts & Trails

Eleven years ago, Maine Huts & Trails opened opportunities for people to experience the majesty of western Maine’s mountains, forests, and waters in a truly unique way.

Our goals as a nonprofit have been to:

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Posted Jul 19, 2019 by Chris
Brews & Views Beer Pairing Dinner - A Culinary Experience Like No Other By: C.L. DeLisle

Great craft beer, scrumptious locally sourced food, good company, and a breathtaking destination combine to form a culinary experience like no other!

Brews & Views pairs...

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Posted Jul 16, 2019 by Chris
HUT STAFF FEATURE - Caily Wilbanks By: C.L. DeLisle

(Photos by: Caily Wilbanks' Instagram)

For the second summer in a row, Caily Wilbanks packed her bags and left the bustle of New York City for the calmness and serenity of the vast Maine wilderness. Last summer, Caily worked as a...

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Posted Jul 09, 2019 by Chris


Several fishermen cast their flies into western Maine’s misnamed Dead River which – along with a 16-mile-long stretch of exciting white-water rafting – is known for outstanding catches of trout and salmon.Outdoor adventurers pedal mountain bikes over trails that traverse dense pine and white birch forests passing hikers who, like me, prefer to experience nature at a slower pace.

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