The Appalachian Trail connects our resort in The Forks, Maine and our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp next to Baxter State Park. Both locations feature some of Maine’s best hiking trails: Mt Katahdin (Maine’s highest mountain,) Moxie Falls (Maine’s tallest waterfall,) Mt Kineo on Moosehead Lake (Maine’s largest lake.) Below are our latest hikes, your hiking trip reports and a recreation map for The Forks showing hiking trailheads. Post your Maine hiking photos with #NorthernOutdoors to be featured in our taproom. Happy Trails!
Maine is full of towns with interesting names, but I’m pretty sure The Forks is at the top of the list. Besides just having a great name, The Forks, Maine has plenty of things to do year round. Situated where the Kennebec and Dead Rivers meet, it’s is a haven for outdoor activity in Maine.
Looking for the best Maine waterfalls for hiking, rafting, snowmobiling, fishing and swimming? Head inland to these 6 off-the-beaten-path trails for year round outdoor adventure!
Just off the Old Canada Road Scenic Byway / Route 201 in Bingham, Maine lies a local gem. Houston Brook Falls is a short hike ending at a 32′ waterfall and swimming hole, with easy access for kids and adults of all ages. Grab your suit, and let’s go!
Home to Mount Katahdin (Maine’s highest mountain), the Baxter State Park area boasts some of the best whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, and outdoor activities in Maine.
Baxter State Park is a premier outdoor destination in Maine for good reason, and getting the best Baxter State Park reservation is no easy feat. Here are nine steps to help you navigate the state park system and get yourself a prime spot at the base of Maine’s highest peak, Mount Katahdin.
Learn how to repel and outrun black flies with Northern Outdoors Bug Season Survival Skills 101. Tips involve rafting, hiking, biking, campfires, beer.
Need inspiration for a romantic getaway in Maine? Follow this 3 day itinerary in The Forks, Maine with snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and margaritas, of course! With so much to explore right out your cozy cabin doorstep, you won’t be at a standstill of what to do with your day. Welcome to The Forks!