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!

Let’s Run! Northern Outdoors to Host a New October 10K Race by Baxter Outdoors

Let's Run! Northern Outdoors to Host a New October 10K Race by Baxter Outdoors

Put on your trail-running shoes and join Baxter Outdoors and Northern Outdoors (yes, we’re very outdoorsy) for a 6-mile trail-running race on Saturday, October 4, 2014. We’re thrilled to be hosting this brand new 10K on our Forks Area Scenic Trail (FAST). We’ve teamed up with Baxter Outdoors for this fun event–right in the middle of peak leaf season!

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New Trails Along Old Canada Scenic Byway For Hikers, Runners, Bicyclists

New Trails Along Old Canada Scenic Byway For Hikers, Runners, Bicyclists

The central trail follows the Lower Kennebec River along the Old Canada Road Scenic Byway from Solon past Northern Outdoors in The Forks and up about three miles along the Kennebec River to Moxie Falls. The 2nd trail branches off at the confluence of the Dead River and Kennebec River and follow the Dead River all the way to Grand Falls.

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