Hiking Trails

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.

Whitewater Rafting

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!

Fishing

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.

State Parks

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!

Guided Expeditions

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.

Lodging

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.

Snowmobiling

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.

Hiking Trails
Whitewater Rafting
Fishing
State Parks
Guided Expeditions
Lodging
Snowmobiling
Welcome to the Maine Highlands

From rare moments for reflection and connection with a wild landscape, to a stroll through small-town Maine or a night out in downtown Bangor, The Maine Highlands is a place that invites you to slow down, unplug, and leave the beaten path.

Join us—you never know what you’ll discover.

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