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A relaxing paddle on the North Branch of the Dead River

The seasons are changing here in Northern Franklin County and the weather is getting cooler. This is a great time to get out in the canoes and kayaks. With the upcoming foliage the lower part of the North Branch of the Dead River in Eustis is a great paddle for all abilities, including kids. Lots […]

Appalachian Trail 75th Celebration at Sugarloaf

Some highlights and words from the Appalachian Trail conservancy’s executive director on August 18th. The 75th anniversary celebration of the completion of the Appalachian Trail, held at Sugarloaf was a great success. The trail runs right through the western mountains of Maine and there are tons of spots to take advantage of the trail. Folks from […]

2012 Kingfield Pops

The Kingfield POPs is an annual event which happens on the last weekend of June. Showcasing the town of Kingfield and the talented musicians, artists and artisans of the Maine High Peaks Region. 2012 was the 10th anniversary of the Kingfield Pops. In celebration they contracted Noel Paul Stooky (of Peter, Paul & Mary fame) […]

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust: Bonney Point Trails

“Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving natural areas, scenic beauty, critical wildlife habitat and the cultural heritage that make this region of our state so special.” -rlht.org One of the ways for the public to enjoy the hard work accomplished by the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is by […]

Appalachian Trail: Endless opportunities right in our backyard

The Appalachian Trail runs from Springer Mtn in Georgia to Katahdin here in Maine and offers endless opportunities for backpacking trips, day hikes or even a 6 month thru hike of its more than 2,000 miles of trail. The best thing about the Appalachian Trail is that it’s right here in our backyard and runs […]

North Branch of Dead River

When the water is flowing at moderate levels (like it is at the moment!), the North Branch of the Dead River above Eustis is a PERFECT stretch of water for kayak or canoe! Sarampus Falls is about 15 minutes north of Stratton Village with a State Rest Area for putting in. The water is just exciting […]

Bald Mountain Hike in Oquossoc

This is a super, relatively easy half-day hike with a million dollar view of the western Maine mountains & lakes. Bald Mountain directions from Sugarloaf Ski Resort: From the base of the Sugarloaf access road, head North (Right) on ME 27/16. Once in Stratton Take a Left (S.West) onto ME 16 towards Rangeley. Continue on ME […]

Kingfield Pops 2010

Summertime in the Western Maine Mountains is just as fun as when the snow is flying. There are lots of events bringing communities together for great causes. Check out the annual Kingfield Pops…