If you love hiking, you've come to the right place. Whether you want to push yourself to hike to the top of Mt. Katahdin or just want to get outside and enjoy a scenic nature walk, we've got the trail for you. Head to the Moosehead Lake region and take the Moosehead Pinnacle Pursuit challenge! Be sure to pack your camera so you can take the vistas home with you.
With so many options for lodging, it will be easy to find accommodations that suit your needs, no matter what they are! From camping to lakeside cottages to a cozy bed and breakfast, The Maine Highlands has it all.
There is no better way to connect with nature than in an area that has been preserved to be forever wild. There are three stunning state parks in The Maine Highlands: Peaks-Kenney, Lily Bay, and Baxter. Each park features a variety of scenery and wildlife. Come stay and explore!
Challenge yourself with a thrilling whitewater adventure in The Maine Highlands! We have some of the best whitewater in the region with scheduled dam releases all season long. Professional guides will help make your experience safe, fun, and one for the record books!
There are many different fishing experiences that you can have in The Maine Highland region. Lakes and streams boasting several species of fish spot our landscape by the dozens. Be sure that you are prepared, have a valid fishing license, and are up to date on the State of Maine fishing regulations.
With over 1,000 miles of well groomed trails and dozens of Maine Snowmobile Association recognized clubs, there is more than enough space to play! We invite any snowmobile enthusiast to visit and appreciate our expansive trails. Don't have a sled? Don't worry! There are plenty of places within the Maine Highlands to rent a sled and experience one of our favorite winter activities.
Want to really experience the natural beauty of The Maine Highlands? Hire a Registered Maine Guide for an intimate and up close tour of inland Maine. Whether by boat, ATV, or on foot, our guides can help you make the most of your trip.
From Maine’s highest peak, Mt. Katahdin, to its largest lake, Moosehead, The Maine Highlands offers outdoor adventures, historic and cultural experiences, culinary and craft brew delights, and thrilling entertainment opportunities. Located in the center of Maine, there are more than 200 waterfalls, thousands of miles of trails, and dozens of lakes and rivers to explore. The famous Appalachian Trail runs right through our woods!
If you're looking for a place to relax and unwind from the daily stress of life, grab a paddle and enjoy the call of the loons on one of our pristine lakes. Strap on a pair of skis and hit the slopes. Hop on a snowmobile and zoom through out beautiful landscape. Make plans to attend one of the awesome concerts on the Bangor waterfront or plan your trip around one of our fun-filled festivals. You won't want to miss a moment in The Maine Highlands!