Poplar Hut to Hut Hiking in Kingfield: Maine Huts & Trails
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit / Campfire
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Nature / Wildlife
  • Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Waterfall Fun
  • Wining / Dining


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Best Hut For 

Hiking, with access to multiple 4,000′ peaks in the Bigelow Range and Mountain Biking, with over 50 miles of single track, IMBA level bike trails starting at the nearby Sugarloaf Outdoor Center.



Poplar Hut is the easiest hut to access from the Maine Huts &Trails headquarters in Kingfield. Hike through mossy ancient forests, along mountain streams and swimming holes, and past spectacular Poplar Falls; this is the perfect day trip destination. Enjoy easy access to over 50 miles of single track mountain biking trails in Carrabassett Valley, or hike one of the 4,000' peaks in the Bigelow Range. 

Lunch is open to day visitors from 11:30-1:30 on Saturdays & Sundays during full service season; see more here >>

Maine Huts & Trails would like to offer its special thanks to the New Balance Foundation for making this hut possible.


Capacity 44 people
Private 8 people (2 bunkrooms)
Shared 36 people (5 bunkrooms)
Bunkroom Sizes 4, 8 and 12-person

Getting There

Closest Trailhead Airport Trailhead
Trailhead → Hut 3.20 miles
Kingfield → Trailhead 8.90 miles
Driving Directions Kingfield to Airport Trailhead
GPS Coordinates 45° 6.060′N, -70° 11.118′W
Elevation 1322 ft
Elevation of Closest Trailhead 883 ft


Flagstaff 11.50 miles
Grand Falls 22.70 miles
Stratton Brook 7.00 miles

Other Trailheads

Campbell Field Trailhead
6.50 miles
Rt 27/Stratton Brook Trailhead
8.10 miles
Outdoor Center
7.80 miles
Airport Trailhead
3.20 miles
Big Eddy Trailhead
15.10 miles
West Forks Trailhead
37.10 miles