The productive forestlands that extend from Moosehead Lake to the headwaters of the St. John River lie at the heart of Maine’s North Woods. This region bordering the legendary West Branch of the Penobscot River is rich in history, folklore, and tradition, and remains a vital resource today – providing timber that fuels the regional Read More
We are fortunate that Maine has hundreds of miles of trails to explore. These locations are great for all levels of hiking—from winding trails along Maine's coast to high mountain peaks in western Maine and beyond. Always check the weather before heading out, and let a friend or family member know where you are headed if you are hiking alone. Don't forget to check in when you return. Enjoy your time exploring Maine's public lands!
Saturday morning my good friends and NRCM members, Ellen, Cynthia, and I, headed to Montville to hike on the Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance (SWLA) properties. I had been arranging this event for a couple of months with SWLA board member Buck O’Herin and Executive Director Anna Fielder and was thrilled to wake up to another one Read More