MAINE HIKING TRAILS

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!

Why This Is the Perfect Basecamp for Your Baxter State Park Adventures

Why This Is the Perfect Basecamp for Your Baxter State Park Adventures

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.

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5 Things to Do in Maine in the Fall

5 Things to Do in Maine in the Fall

Adventuring to Maine in autumn is a no brainer: with 90% forest cover, Maine’s fall foliage is INCREDIBLE! But, what’s the best way to see it all? Whitewater rafting, ATVing, and more make our top 5 list of the BEST things to do in Maine in the fall!

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Nine Steps to Making the Best Baxter State Park Reservations

Nine Steps to Making the Best Baxter State Park Reservations

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.

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Romantic Getaway in The Forks, Maine

Romantic Getaway in The Forks, Maine

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!

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