These 8 Maine Hikes Are Sometimes Overlooked But Definitely Belong On Your Short List

Maine has some of the best hiking in the northeast. From Baxter to Acadia, there are options that range from beginner to advanced and everything in between. While we love some of our more famous trails, there are plenty that are worthy of more hype. They’re beautiful and fun, but best of all they see less people each year making them perfect for a peaceful day outside.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Now that you’re ready to tackle the outdoors, consider adding these 12 hikes to your list. They’re some of the more trafficked trails but they’re popular for a reason!