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Posted May 06, 2019

The Best and Most Beautiful Hikes in Maine Trip 101

Maine sits in the northeast of the USA and is blessed with miles of coastline, lots of conserved areas, and over a thousand miles of hiking trails. The dramatic beauty entices outdoor lovers and literally, more than 400 trails are on offer in the state. The not for profit...

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Posted Jan 09, 2018

Have you ever wondered who is out there grooming the trails? You are in luck, we would like to introduce you to 3 amazing people that keep our trails in top shape. 

Savannah is our year-around Trail Manager and chainsaw wielding expert. In the winter she puts on her groomers helmet and hops on the snowmobile to smooth out the trails. 

Mike ...

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Posted Apr 25, 2017
Spring hiking
A good spring hike is the ultimate cure to the winter blues. And in the woods of Maine, this time of year is optimism incarnate; a life-affirming experience like no other. The forest comes alive as winter melts away into crashing waterfalls and clear vernal springs. Majestic wildlife dances on the perimeter of your view, and fresh young buds soak up the sun.

It doesn’t take a philosopher to make some deep...

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Posted Dec 28, 2016
Skiing at Maine Huts & Trails

The Sami people, who live in the northern reaches of Scandinavia and Russia, have over 180 words to describe snow and ice.

That may seem a bit overboard, but if you heard the linguistic gymnastics performed by the reservations team at Maine Huts & Trails to describe trail conditions, you’d soon realize...

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Posted May 01, 2016
Chappell Bridge

Anyone who’s spent some time on a trail can attest to the sense of well-being you get when you’ve been outdoors for a while. Here at Maine Huts & Trails, hiking is a way of life as well as a mode of transportation, and making your way from hut to hut has a way of lifting your spirits like nothing else. Besides enjoying the scenery and getting some exercise, hiking can actually improve your life in ways you...

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Posted Sep 05, 2014
5 Tips for Enjoying the Fall Foliage

The signs are all here: chilly nights, Sunday night football, and pumpkin spice everything. Fall is coming! At Maine Huts & Trails, we love every season, but fall in Maine is legendary for a reason: the spectacular natural phenomenon of foliage. While the science is pretty interesting, we’ll...

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