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Wicked Maine Outdoor Fest
June 15, 2019 at the Cumberland Fairgrounds
Celebrate all things outdoors with hands-on activities like ax-throwing, fly fishing, archery, and more. Plus tons of vendors, live music, food trucks, and beer/wine!
More info + tickets: www.wickedmaineoutdoorfest.com

Jun
15
Sat
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.org/events/full-moon-paddle-on-little-dyer-pond-3/

Jun
17
Mon
Full Moon Hike at Hatchery Brook Preserve @ Hatchery Brook Preserve
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Experience the sights and sounds of the forest at night during one of our Full Moon Hikes at Hatchery Brook Preserve. Night hiking is a unique experience everyone should experience. This hike will give plenty of opportunities to view the Village of Rangeley at night, so bring your camera!

Hikers should dress appropriately and wear trail shoes or boots. Please bring a flashlight in case of cloudy conditions (No headlamps please). Some parts of the trail have roots, uneven terrain and sections of bog-bridging. Participants should be in good health with no walking or night vision difficulties.

The hike will be led by RLHT staff. Registration is not required but requested. Register by calling (207) 864-7311. Ask for Amanda or leave a message. The hike is about 2 miles in length and starts at 6 p.m. at the Trailhead.

FMI: www.rangeleymaine.com/calendar/event/4688

Jun
22
Sat
Summer Solstice SwimRun @ Unity College: Sky Lodge
Jun 22 all-day
Summer Solstice SwimRun @ Unity College: Sky Lodge

Immerse yourself in the beautiful trails, lakes, and woods of the Moose River Valley in a truly remarkable way this summer. Find a partner and get ready for the Summer Solstice SwimRun!

Starting and ending at the historic Sky Lodge in Moose River, Maine, the Summer Solstice SwimRun is an event for seasoned endurance athletes, SwimRun newbies, and fun for the entire family. The Moose River valley is a favorite spot for winter snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing, fall leaf peeping and hunting, and summer rafting, ATV, hiking, and trail biking. Come experience the region’s cultural and natural history in a new way with either a beginner-friendly short course race of approximately 10.3 kilometers or a challenging long course race of just over 26 kilometers. There will also be fitness activities for families and community members while racers are on the course.

What is SwimRun?

Run, swim, scramble, repeat. SwimRun is a growing sport that entails teams of two participants making their way together around a point-to-point race course with alternating segments of running and open water swimming. Teams may be female, male, or co-ed.

Teams must bring all their gear with them to minimize transitions. Participants run in their wetsuits and swim with their shoes. Partners are tethered during the swims, and safety is the number one priority. Fun is close second

FMI: skylodge.unity.edu/summer-solstice-swimrun/

Jul
14
Sun
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or

Jul
16
Tue
Full Moon Hike @ Blue Hill Mountain
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Full Moon Hike @ Blue Hill Mountain

Join BHHT staff for a night hike up Blue Hill Mountain’s Hayes Trail (through the field) to watch the Full Buck Moon rise over the bay. Bring a flashlight, blanket, some snacks, and a quiet voice to see and hear the creatures of the night on our way up! Meet in the field parking lot at 7:00PM Any questions can be directed to Landere at BHHT: 207-374-5118.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/810141709348528/

Aug
14
Wed
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or

Sep
13
Fri
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or