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

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

Baxter State Park: Katahdin Stream Falls Hike

Awesome Falls My weekend adventure brought me to Katahdin Stream Falls in Baxter State Park.  These falls are a relatively easy hike, and well worth your time when you’re visiting the park.  The trailhead for this hike is at Katahdin Stream Campground, which is popular for hikers climbing to the summit of Mount Katahdin.  The … Read more

Exploring the Park Loop Road in Katahdin Woods & Waters (KWW)

Weekend Adventure Treben and I decided it would be fun to take a trip up to the new Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument and see what the park has to offer.  In short, this place offers incredible views, lots of outdoor recreation opportunities, high potential for wildlife viewing and is definitely worth the trip!  On our … Read more

Why you have to stop at Smalls Falls, Maine

 Beautiful Roadside Stop   Smalls Falls is located not far from Rangeley just off Route 4.  The short hike to the falls takes about one minute and is incredibly easy, making it great for kids.  A sign clearly marks the Smalls Falls rest stop entrance. [Update: We’ve had some reports that the sign is missing.  … Read more

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