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The Stanley Museum

The Stanley Museum

Located on  School Street in Kingfield is the historic Stanley Museum. Displaying Stanley Steamers, photography and many many different artifacts, the rich history of the Stanley Family is on display for your enjoyment…

More Area Happenings…

Things to do to keep you busy! 

Snowshoeing the Appalachian Trail

Snowshoeing the Appalachian Trail

  Most people think of hiking the AT as a summer adventure, but in Maine’s High Peaks, the magic of winter wonderland is best seen on snowshoes when the thru-hikers have long gone & the woods & trails are yours alone to explore, with the leaves gone from the trees & so much more to […]

Scenic Overlooks: Ira Mtn and Quill Hill

Scenic Overlooks: Ira Mtn and Quill Hill

Hop in the car and take advantage of some great fall scenery… these two overlooks provide great views and best of all you can drive your car right to them. 

Take a Hike! Sugarloaf Mountain via the AT

Take a Hike! Sugarloaf Mountain via the AT

Well known for its skiing and winter activities, Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley is Maine’s second highest mountain and a great hike. The summit can be reached either from the ski trails or via the Appalachian Trail which crosses just below the top of the mountain.

Take a Hike! Mt. Blue

There’s no mistaking Mt. Blue. It’s cone shape and tower on the top can be seen most anywhere in Franklin county. Located in the Mt. Blue State Park, Mt. Blue is a short but moderatly difficult hike with very rewarding views from the summit.

Places To Go & Things to See North on Maine’s High Peaks Scenic Byway!

Places To Go & Things to See North on Maine’s High Peaks Scenic Byway!

          Here’s a quick tour to invite you to explore north of the Sugarloaf Access Rd., with points of interest & places to eat amongst the variety on offer! The Appalachian Trail meets the Northern Forest Canoe Trail in Stratton, the only place where that occurs, which is fitting as the […]

Tumbledown Mtn. A great spring hike!

A great “springtime” hike or first hike of the season is Tumbledown mtn just north of Weld in Franklin county.  We took the Brook trail up to the summit of west peak on Tumbledown and enjoyed a great hike with spectacular views.

Cascade Stream Gorge

Located just off route 4 below Rangeley in Sandy River Plantation lies a wonderful short walk to a spectacular set of waterfalls and pools. Acquired by Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, this 2000 foot gorge has a 16 ft waterfall and hosts some wicked deep depths. An excellent spot on a hot summer day in the […]

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