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Take a Hike: Crocker Mountain

Take a Hike: Crocker Mountain

Crocker Mountain, at 4,228 ft (1,289 m) is the third highest mountain in Maine after Sugarloaf Mountain, and is traversed by the Appalachian Trail (AT). A glacial cirque called “Crocker Cirque” is located between the main summit and the lower summit of South Crocker Mountain. Crocker Cirque contains a small pond and can be reached via the Appalachian Trail, and this video will […]

Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum

Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum

At the junction of RT 4 and RT 17 in Oquossoc you’ll find the Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum. Voted best sporting museum in New England by Yankee magazine it’s a must if your in the area. Learn all about the Rangeley Lakes Region’s rich sporting history. This summer four new exhibits will be unveiled […]

"Now I know the secret of making the best persons; it is to grow in the open air & to eat & sleep with the earth.”

"Now I know the secret of making the best persons; it is to grow in the open air & to eat & sleep with the earth.”

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

    The weather will be gorgeous, so come out to help or just to see the action, & to all participants: welcome to our backyard, we love sharing it with you, Good Luck! The Town of Carrabassett Valley invites you to participate in the third annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge, a mountain bike endurance […]

ATV riding in the High Peaks Region

ATV riding in the High Peaks Region

The ATV riding in the High Peaks Region is spectacular. Great scenery, awesome trails and good people. The Flagstaff Area ATV club maintains over 250 miles of trail. We went along with them for a ride and had a great time.

A magical place on a hot day especially!

A magical place on a hot day especially!

  One of the many local jewels our sparkling clear mountain waters give to us to enjoy, is Shadagee Falls on the North Branch of the Dead River, just off the Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway, in Jim Pond Township north of Eustis. Here’s  a paddler’s view during spring run-off (note snow on the banks!). […]

Mountain Biking in the Valley: It’s an adventure!

I ride my bike everyday. Well, everyday that I can make time for it. Fortunatly for myself, the summer season in the High Peaks Region is much slower and more relaxed. Compared to the busy Winter demands of working in the ski industry, the summertime is… well awesome. If your looking for outdoor oppurtunities here in […]

The ‘Kids Loop’ at the Outdoor Center is a great place to start!

The ‘Kids Loop’ at the Outdoor Center is a great place to start!

              For little kids, or anyone new to mountain biking, the short trail off from the parking lot is the perfect single track learners loop with smooth & well drained gravel riding surface, & a taste of the tight tree-lined trails that make High Peaks riding the beautiful thrill […]

Snowmobiling is GREAT, come & get it!

Thanks to the Arnold Trail Snowmobile Club, there are miles & miles of groomed trails in all directions! 24hr. grooming on over 150 miles of the largest Club in Maine’s trails, makes this region a snowmobiler’s dream whether you are doing a local trip for the day, or visiting Rangeley to the west or the Forks […]