Trip Ideas & Destinations:
Day hikes are fun, low budget trips to take, requiring only transportation as a cost to consider. Here are some favorite destinations of ours.
Aroostook State Park, Presque Isle: map
Mt Blue State Park, Weld: map
Mt Tom, Fryeburg : map
Jockey Cap, Fryburg: map
Mt Kineo, Greenville: map
Bald Mountain, Rangeley: map
Tumbledown Mountain, North of Weld: map
Mahoosuc Range, Oxford County: map
Maiden Cliffs, Camden: map
Baxter State Park
Acadia National Park
Pleasant Mountain, Bridgton: map
It’s important for outing clubs to get out in the winter as well. Luckily, Maine has a ton to offer when it comes to getting out in the snow.
Camden Snow Bowl - snowshoeing, sledding, XC skiing: map
Libby Hill, Gray - XC skiing, snowshoeing, fat-biking: map
Tuckerman Ravine, Sargent’s Purchase, NH - winter hiking, skiing, sledding: map
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester - XC skiing, fat-biking, snowshoeing: map
Some of the most memorable adventures for outing clubs are overnight trips. Here are some campgrounds and ideas for multi-day jaunts.
Isle au Haut - Stay with Old Quarry Ocean Adventures in Stonington the night before, hike around the island the next day.
Allagash canoe trip - 3 to 10 nights possible
Maine Huts and Trails - Snowshoe or XC ski from hut to hut.
AMC huts - hiking/winter hiking
Hidden Valley Nature Center cabins and yurts.
Borestone Mountain Sanctuary cabin and trails
Chewonki’s Big Eddy Campground - Millinocket