More than once, as you’re booking your campsite or simply perusing the campground info online, you’ll be reminded: “This park
Covered bridge, winding river, and a wide-open pond with a sandy beach to picnic on and the white mountains as a backdrop. This paddle has all the things.
Holt Pond Preserve is a scenic and quiet place with an impressive diversity of terrain. You can wander through forest,
In 2016, Down East Magazine published a story highlighting 12 spectacular Maine swimming holes. They all sounded enticing, but one
Sandy Moore and Kimberlee Bennett, authors of "Paddling Southern Maine," were kind enough to share some of their favorite paddles - from coastal routes to easy-going rivers.
During a sunset or full moon canoe tour on the Scarborough Marsh, you'll get a sunset (and maybe a moon rise) on the water, in a canoe, at a place that's supremely scenic and filled with all sorts of marsh wildlife, with a knowledgeable guide who can name all the birds and the fish and even point out some planets in the night sky.
During a fall paddle on Chauncey Creek in Kittery, were greeted by marsh grass, an audience of trees, and the easy-going tidal waters of the salt marsh as we navigated through the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge toward Brave Boat Harbor.
Between the beaver spottings, the calm, winding waters of Pushaw Stream, and the big, bright moon lighting the way, a full moon paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is something special.
The wonders of Rangeley. There are way too many to count - and certainly too many to experience in a five-day camping trip - but I did my best last month to cram in as much hiking, paddling, and waterfall-hunting as I could.
Sebec Lake is a big draw for visitors to Peaks-Kenny State Park. There's a sandy beach and swimming area in the park and you can launch your kayak (or rent one) and spend the day paddling all the scenic nooks and crannies. There are also a few hiking trails located within the park, so you don't have to venture far to get on trail.