Maine Outdoors - Maine Hiking
Maine Parks and National Wildlife Refuges
Description: The many parks and wildlife refuges in Maine offer unparalleled hiking opportunities. Most famous is Acadia National Park within Mount Desert Island. But also be sure to explore hiking options at places like Baxter State Park, Caribou-Speckled Mountain Wilderness (very steep terrain), Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and many more. Descriptions of these parks and wilderness areas, with references to Maine hiking information, are collected in our parks section.
305 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: (207) 775-2411
Description: Information on Maine hiking in the Portland area. Find descriptions, routes, and information about 23 hiking trails (click on "Trails & Maps" link). You can support Portland Trails by making online purchases of its Portland trails map and trails guide, Jewell Falls poster, t-shirts and more. Go to the Portland Trails Online Store!
Healthy Maine Walks
Description: Sponsored by trail groups and health organizations, Healthy Maine Walks is a site where towns and local groups will register local walks and their descriptions. The registry is yours to search.
PO Box 283
Augusta, ME 04332
Description: The Maine Appalachian Trail Club (MATC) is a volunteer nonprofit organization that manages 267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Among other things, MATC offers guidebooks for hiking in Maine and Maine trail maps.
PO Box 720
Saco, ME 04072
Phone: (207) 284-4655
Description: Located in the southern Maine, York County area, Saco Bay Trails is a non-profit land trust that lists over a dozen Maine hiking trails on its site, all with excellent descriptions of 15 different trails in the Biddeford/Saco area. If you enjoy the trails, please consider a donation to the land trust to help it preserve and protect them.