Check out the 2017 Maine Foliage Report!

2017 Maine Foliage Fall is here in Maine and what better time to grab your camera and explore the wild, scenic beauty of the state!  This is a great time of year to go hiking, camping, paddling, biking or take a road trip and enjoy the colorful scenery as the leaves change across the state. … Read more

Where to Pick Apples in Maine for the 2017 Season

Find a Maine Apple Orchard Near You The leaves are changing and the fall harvest is here!  Now is the perfect time of year to gather your family and friends and head to a local apple orchard.  Many orchards offer a lot more than apples, including fresh produce, baked goods, gifts and farm tours.  Below … Read more

Gauntlet Falls & Mud Gauntlet Falls, Jo-Mary Road in the North Maine Woods

Just off Route 11 between Millinocket and Brownville Junction I recently visited the North Maine Woods to find two fantastic waterfalls:  Gauntlet Falls and Mud Gauntlet Falls.  Most people only visit Gauntlet Falls, but I noticed DeLorme shows Mud Gauntlet Falls just below Gauntlet and decided to check it out.  I hear Gauntlet Falls is … Read more

Ledge Falls, Medway – Easy to Reach Swimming and Fishing Spot

Just outside of East Millinocket I noticed Ledge Falls on my DeLorme Atlas when planning a visit to Gauntlet Falls recently (map 43).  Since it was on the way, I figured we would check it out!  I was surprised to notice that these are not very big “falls” at all.  I’m sure they sound like … Read more

Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Area: Explore the Ice Cave! [with Driving Directions]

An Incredible Natural Wonder I took some time this past weekend to head north and spend some time in the shadows of Katahdin Mountain.  My first adventure took me to the Debsconeag Ice Cave, which is definitely worth the trip!  This is a moderate hike and takes just about half an hour to hike once … Read more

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