Natural Wonder. Endless Discovery.

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.

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.

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.

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 four stunning state parks in The Maine Highlands: Peaks-Kenny, Lily Bay, Mt. Kineo, and Baxter. Each park features a variety of scenery and wildlife. Come stay and explore!

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.

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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Events
7/30/21 7/31/21
Bossov Ballet Theatre presents the classical ballet "Don Quixote" at the Collins Center for the...
8/7/21
Enjoy live music and dancing aboard the Steamboat Katahdin on scenic Moosehead Lake.
8/7/21 8/8/21
1st annual celebration of the state's iconic fruit.
8/8/21
Enjoy a brunch buffet by Kelly's Landing while cruising scenic Moosehead Lake.
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Deals
5/30/21 8/27/21
Experience it all. . . guests who are sailing with Maine Windjammer Cruises, on the historic Mercantile; Grace Bailey or The Mistress, enjoy 15% off their mid-week lodging, and a bottle of Perlage Canah Brut to celebrate! Available May 30, 2021 - Sep 24,...
8/22/21 8/26/21
We've been paddling the Allagash for over 30 years. This Allagash trip is our best trip for spotting moose. This adults only 5-day trip starts at Churchill Lake skipping the large headwater lakes ending at Michaud Farms. All you’ll need is a sleeping bag...
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