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The Most Remote Spot In Maine Is As Unlikely As It Is Breathtaking

Much of Maine can feel remote and off-the-beaten path. Drive just a few miles outside of Portland and you have the opportunity to be in the woods and, seemingly, miles away from any other people. But, ever wonder where the MOST remote place in the state is? We did! That’s how we came across a surprising discovery. Two biologists have been searching for the scientifically most “remote” place in each state and their research in Maine led them to Baxter State Park.

To learn more about Maine’s most remote spot and the journey to find it, visit the Remote Footprints website which serves as the main hub of information for the project. You’ll be able to see additional photos and video of the first trek to find the spot!

Love the idea of being in the middle of nowhere in Maine? Check out these 18 places that are out in the boonies, but totally worth the trip!

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: