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Nice spot to pull off & simply SEE why we love this place

Nice spot to pull off & simply SEE why we love this place

This Maine High Peaks Scenic By-way rest stop is not only beautiful, but it’s got great cell reception!!!! Flagstaff Lake, the Bigelow Range for a view, & the Kennebagos when you turn around!!! Best place to catch the setting sun……….

When your App can’t give you All the info…..

When your App can’t give you All the info…..

The friendly folks at the Information Center in Carrabassett Valley can fill you in what & where & when throughout the Maine High Peaks, from the Canadian Border to Kingfield, so stop by to say Hi, & leave knowing more than you did when you came thru the door!

Carrabassett Valley Bike: Update!

Carrabassett Valley Bike: Update!

We caught up with Bob Ash of Carrabassett Valley Bike and got an update of what’s going on now that summer is winding down.. Some great info, so watch the video. Ride on!

The Stratton-Eustis Area

The Stratton-Eustis Area

      All year-round, there is plenty of activity north of Sugarloaf, too!  From a surprising variety of dining options to local stores and shops and live-music venues,  Stratton- Eustis is not only a great place to stock up on supplies for your adventures but also a great place to spend the day!

Tea Pond Lodge & Cabins, the past meets the present, the future looks great!

Tea Pond Lodge & Cabins, the past meets the present, the future looks great!

It takes a lot of effort & a special ability to create a successful destination for lunch, drinks, dinner or a bed, when you are “Off the Beaten Path” (the restaurant/bar’s name at Tea Pond). The growing success of this classic old Maine sporting camp since the building of the new Lodge, goes to show […]

Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association Shooting Range

Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association Shooting Range

located just past the top of Bigelow hill off of rt 27, you’ll find the CVOA (Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association) Shooting Range. With something for every type of shooting it’s a must do while you’re in the area. The range is open to the public with shoots scheduled every weekend. It’s worth it just to […]

Chain of Ponds; been there lately?

Chain of Ponds; been there lately?

Follow the North Branch of the Dead River past Eustis to its source, The Chain of Ponds, on our Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway. The State owned Public Reserved Lands unit includes Natanis, Long, Bag, & Lower Ponds joined by short thoroughfares to form the “chain.” The unit includes public access frontage on each of […]

Hurricane Knoll. Voted riders choice for 2017. Check it out!

Hurricane Knoll. Voted riders choice for 2017. Check it out!

Hurricane Knoll (trail 129) was the 2017 Riders Choice (favorite trail) winner for the Carrabassett Region. It offers fantastic views in all directions. Being high upon a knoll off of trail 50 in the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center it’s guaranteed to get your heart pumping. The trail is littered with smooth flowy singletrack as well as […]

New Portland’s Wire Bridge

New Portland’s Wire Bridge

South of Kingfield the Carrabassett meanders through a bit of Somerset County & you will find the Wire Bridge spanning the Carrabassett River in New Portland at a place where the river access is ideal for families on a hot day when the water’s not running high! A unique structure, the only survivor of four […]

Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers at Wyman Trailhead

Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers at Wyman Trailhead

Hiking in the Maine High Peaks is one of the most popular things to do here. Some people literally ONLY hike when in our region, as they pass through on their journeys on the Appalachian Trail which crosses Rt. 27 a couple miles north of the Access Road. We have long wanted to get some […]

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