Maine is chock full of beautiful waterfalls. You’ve likely read about them before on Only In Maine. We have great waterfall road trips and our cascades can even be enjoyed in the winter! However, we know that not everyone always has the time or the ability to reach some of the waterfalls in Maine that require all-day treks or strenuous hikes. So, we’ve done our best to round up a few that require little to no hiking at all. If you love hiking trails with waterfalls in Maine, but also love quickly-accessible nature, you’ll absolutely adore these!

Have you visited any of these “hiking trails” with waterfalls in Maine? Share your favorites in the comments!

And if you’re daydreaming about summer swimming, you may be looking for waterfalls in Maine that also double as swimming holes. Check these out, they’re perfect for cooling off on a hot day!

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