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10 Terrifying Things In Maine That Can (And Just Might) Kill You

Maine is gorgeous, that’s for sure. But, hidden within all that beauty lurks dangers you won’t expect. We’ve written stories about some of our best waterfalls, but don’t get too close. There’s a reason you’re not allowed to swim in many of them. Oh, and we might not have the poisonous snakes of the West, but we recommend you don’t frolic in a meadow haphazardly without giving yourself a thorough skin check afterwards. Think Maine is all fun and games? Think again with these 10 terrifying things in Maine!

What are you most afraid of in Maine? Help keep us all safer, by letting us know in a comment on the Only in Maine Facebook page!

Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: