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++ Get out (but, like, not too far). We all love and appreciate the positive effects of the Maine outdoors. Hopefully we’ll be back to all kinds of adventuring soon. But for now, press pause. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has some great advice: stay close to home, steer clear of busy locations, keep your distance (and stick to walking/hiking with folks from your household). ++

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I don't like "exercise" any more than you do. But you know what I do like? Paddleboarding with a friend all afternoon (and then sitting in the grass to drink chardonnay). Bike rides and nachos, hikes, yoga classes held in breweries, group paddles to Fort Gorges, you get the idea. Because Maine is my gym.
by: Shannon Bryan

MY FIRST TIME: Michael Hitz goes rock climbing with Equinox Guiding Service

Michael Hitz of Portland has been wanting to try rock climbing for years. With guidance from Noah Kleiner of Equinox...
by: Shannon Bryan

Outdoor workouts: Group exercise moves to the grass and asphalt – via Portland Phoenix

Gyms, fitness studios offer yoga, strength training, boot camp classes outside
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Kayaking Chauncey Creek through the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge in Kittery

During a fall paddle on Chauncey Creek in Kittery, were greeted by marsh grass, an audience of trees, and the...
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Murderer’s Cave! Hiking trails and homicidal history at Thorne Head Preserve in Bath

During our visit to the 96-acre Thorne Head Preserve in Bath, we didn't intend to go poking around inside the...

Day trip to Monhegan Island: Coastal hiking, cliffside yoga + Monhegan Brewing

You don't HAVE to take a 50-minute ferry ride to Monhegan Island to enjoy a day of spectacular hiking along...
Woman walking out of cabin overlooking a stream

Getaway: KLT’s waterfront eco-cabins on Cobbossee Stream in West Gardiner

Quiet time in a waterfront cabin, morning coffee on a small dock, leisurely paddles on calm stream waters, and sunset...
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Boulders, ponds + a rad fire tower: Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham, NH

If you've been to Pawtuckaway already - located in Nottingham, New Hampshire, about an hour and a half from Portland...
by: Shannon Bryan

Camelot + Cutler Coast: Cliffside A-frame in Robbinston, hike the Bold Coast

You don't have to start every morning wandering the expansive beach at low tide scouting for sand dollars and marveling...
by: Shannon Bryan

Mount Kineo: Boat over, hike up, revel in views of Moosehead Lake from atop a fire tower

It's definitely the boat ride over on Moosehead Lake that makes a visit to Mount Kineo State Park so alluring....
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5 ways to enjoy the Maine outdoors close to home

Enjoy the outdoors close to home, including but not limited to: watching a sunrise, making a sunrise, googling 'dragonfly reproduction,'...
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