Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) 1: Preparation & Getting There

Mt. Katahdin.

Allagash River CFS:  872 and dropping Time:  2:30 pm – 9:12 pm Hours:  6.75 Miles:  206 (driving) {It all started over a bonfire and some cold beers.} I came across a recent adventure a friend of mine had on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) to Henry one evening as we stood around the bonfire having … Read more

10 Best Maine Holiday Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts who Love Adventure

Photo:  Portaging past Northern Maine’s Abandoned Locomotives on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. It’s called The Great Outdoors Because most people love it!  Do you have a die-hard outdoor enthusiast on your holiday list?  Or maybe kids who are on their electronics more than you’d like, sometimes so much that you get their names confused because … Read more

Maine Roadtrip Challenge: See 6 Beautiful Covered Bridges in one Day

Maine Covered Bridges While most of Maine’s covered bridges have long since collapsed or fallen victim to nature, nine historic covered bridges still remain.  The oldest original covered bridge still standing in Maine is Hemlock Bridge built in 1857.  The newest original bridge is Watson Bridge built in 1911.  Two of the nine bridges, Babb and … Read more

Height of Land: Ultimate vantage point worth the stop

Panoramic Views     If you’re traveling in the Rangeley region of the state, be sure to stop at Height of Land.  This roadside rest stop overlooks Mooselookmeguntic Lake and the valley.  You’ll have the best view of the Rangeley Lakes Region and surrounding mountains, too.  The Appalachian Trail passes close by this roadside stop.  … Read more