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    Top Spots in and near Winter Harbor

    • Sullivan, Maine

      Photograph Bass Harbor Lighthouse

      The skill level can vary on photographing this picture perfect location but no matter your skill level be sure to arrive early to scout out your best composition and be prepared for the swarm of other photographers at sunset! All photos were taken the same day at different times throughout the da...
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    • Blue Hill, Maine

      Kayak Downeast Maine

      This scenic coastline is one of my favorites to travel whether it be on the water or on the shore. The route passes a large sand bar that is great for hanging out on, and enjoying a picnic. This coast also has quite a few summer houses, but it's not hard to find an open spot without bothering any...
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    • Blue Hill, Maine

      Hike Blue Hill Mountain

      2 mi / 600 ft gain
      There are two main trailheads to access the mountain, both of which have various ways of getting up. One easy trail that has only a few steep sections is the Osgood trail. Start by parking at the Osgood parking lot. Cross the street, and follow the well marked trail up. Cross a small bridge, and ...
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    • Mariaville, Maine

      Mariaville Falls

      1.3 mi / 180 ft gain
      Mariaville Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ellsworth, Maine.
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    • Dedham, Maine

      Bald Mountain Loop

      1.55 mi / 505 ft gain
      Bald Mountain Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Holden, Maine.
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    • Roque Bluffs, Maine

      Hike the Roque Bluffs State Park Loop

      2.1 mi / 187 ft gain
      There are several short trails within the park that loop upon each other, so there are several different routes you could take. We chose the Houghton's Hill trail (which is a total of ~1 mile) and looped up with Pond Cove trail (also ~1 mile) by taking Millhill trail. The entire loop ended up bei...
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    • Clifton, Maine

      Eagle Bluff North Summit

      0.57 mi / 213 ft gain
      Eagle Bluff North Summit is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Eddington, Maine.
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    • Isle au Haut, Maine

      Camp at Acadia National Park's Duck Harbor

      8.85 mi / 150 ft gain
      Introduction Didn't think there was backpacking to be done in Acadia National Park?  Think again!  Isle au Haut (pronounced "isle ah ho") is a little island off of Stonington, Maine.  Half of the island is a quiet and quaint New England island community and the other half is part of Acadia Natio...
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    • Orono, Maine

      Walk along the Orono Bog Boardwalk

      1.5 mi / 19 ft gain
      To access the boardwalk you must park in the Bangor City Forest. From closest parking lot in Bangor its about .25 mile walk to the entrance. Take the trail on the far right of parking. You will eventually come across a small station with an information kiosk. The start of the boardwalk is behind ...
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    • Camden, Maine

      Hike Mount Megunticook in Camden Hills State Park

      2.9 mi / 1000 ft gain
      After driving in to Camden Hills State Park, there is a fork where you can go straight (to the campgrounds) or left (to head up Mount Battie). Take a left and then park in the parking lot immediately on your right. That is the trailhead to Mount Megunticook! The trail itself winds through the tre...
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    • Camden, Maine

      Explore Mount Battie

      1.5 mi / 669 ft gain
      The summit of Mount Battie is accessible from either the front trail that is located just outside of the state park, or there is an auto road that leads up to the summit within the park (the location drop pin reflects the route within the park). To access the front trail, the trailhead is on moun...
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