Top Spots

McCoy Chapman Trail

Gilead, Maine

4.84 mi / 906 ft gain

Mount Will Trail

Bethel, Maine

2.97 mi / 1056 ft gain

Sunday River Ski Resort Trails

Newry, Maine

4.38 mi / 1867 ft gain

Albany Mountain Trail

Bethel, Maine

4.17 mi / 1152 ft gain

Caribou Mountain via Bog Road

Bethel, Maine

5.56 mi / 1886 ft gain

Sanborn River Loop

Greenwood, Maine

2.92 mi / 240 ft gain

Great Brook Trail

Oxford County, Maine

3 mi / 1234 ft gain

Hike to Frenchmen's Hole

Newry, Maine

Mud Brook and Caribou Loop

Bethel, Maine

6.53 mi / 1896 ft gain

Places to stay

Bethel, Maine

Hastings Campground

Gateway Landing on Stone Hill

From $100 / night

Chatham, New Hampshire

Cold River

Chatham, New Hampshire

Basin Campground

Andover, Maine

Lone Mountain Farm Camping

From $100 / night

Sumner, Maine

Stargazing Rock Campsite

From $90 / night

Guides and stories

How to Crush the Presidential Traverse in a Single Day

Danielle Tourigny

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