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Carrabassett Valley’s Narrow Gauge Pathway

The Narrow Gauge Pathway runs along the Carrabassett River from “downtown” Carrabassett north to Bigelow Station. Approximately 6 miles in length, it has lots to offer…

Stump Pond paddle

Stump Pond paddle

Stump pond is located in New Vineyard just south of Kingfield on rt27.  It’s best to explore this pond in the spring months. You’ll see lots of migrating birds.

Area Activities in the High Peaks Region

Stay busy in the Maine High peaks region…

2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain Bike Camp

2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain Bike Camp

The 2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain bike camp was a great success. Offered by the town of Carrabassett, kids in grades 6-12 had the opportunity to learn new skills as well as get to know the great new trails in the area.  If you’re intrested don’t miss out on next years camp!

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.”

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 […]