Top Spots

Dolby Trail: Medway

Medway, Maine

5.24 mi / 423 ft gain

Baxter State Park Scenic Drive

Millinocket, Maine

45.71 mi / 2674 ft gain

Backpack to Katahdin Lake

Baxter Park Road, Maine

6.6 mi / 0 ft gain

Abol Trail

Millinocket, Maine

7.39 mi / 3402 ft gain

Hike the Abol Trail to Mt. Katahdin

Millinocket, Maine

7.2 mi / 3960 ft gain

Baxter Peak via Saddle Trail

Millinocket, Maine

10.53 mi / 3714 ft gain

South Turner Mountain Via Sandy Stream Pond Trail

Millinocket, Maine

3.64 mi / 1575 ft gain

Baxter Peak via Saddle and Cathedral Loop

Millinocket, Maine

9.61 mi / 3720 ft gain

Backpack to Russell Pond, Davis Pond, Baxter Peak, and the Knife Edge

Millinocket, Maine

20 mi / 5000 ft gain

Places to stay

Mount Chase, Maine

Katahdin Woods and Waters

From $70 / night

Merrill, Maine

ATV Katahdin Moose Kamp

From $109 / night

Merrill, Maine

ATV Moose Kamp Lite BackCountry

From $40 / night


Naughty Pines

From $120 / night

Guides and stories

10 Incredible Private Campsites in Maine

The Outbound Collective

A Spontaneous Summer Solstice Campout on a Coastal Maine Island

Affuera Vida

The Debate about a New National Monument in Maine’s Northern Woods

Danielle Tourigny

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