Looking for some great new places to discover?
Between Maine's stunning coastline and spectacular rivers and mountains in the northern region of the state, it can be hard for Mainers and visitors alike to choose where and how to spend precious summer days and our snowy winter days. We have some excellent suggestions for you! Hiking, biking, birding, paddling, camping—the list goes on and on.
Be sure to click on the colored circles, which zoom in on additional sites in that region.
LMF program lands include 117 locations with more than 1,000 miles of shorefront and 158 miles of rail-trails, & habitat important for wildlife for breeding, wintering, & migration.
Explore Maine’s Great Outdoors
Visit our Explore Maine web pages that highlight books, blogs, and much more, all by NRCM members. You’ll also find tips on exploring places throughout the state where you can bike, canoe, swim, watch wildlife, and more.
Order your copy of Explore Maine Publication. And, if you know of places in your town where you think it would be good to share a few copies, let us know and we’ll send you some!
Send Us Your Beautiful Maine Photos
While you are out hiking, paddling, bird watching, or traveling around Maine, snap some photos with your smart phones, then email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to share them with us instantly! We may choose your photo to be our My Maine This Week featured photo, and we will share your photo in our "My Mobile Maine" slideshow below. Thanks to everyone who has already shared their photos with us via their smartphones. It's quick and easy — give it a try! Send us your Maine photos today!
(Background photo by Skip King of Portland, Maine)