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New England Traveler

Androscoggin River & Pontook Reservoir

Best PaddlingSteer your boat past a habitat housing wildlife such as moose, ospreys, and loons. Packed with small-mouth bass, landlocked salmon, and rainbow trout, this stretch of water is ideal for fishing as well as paddling.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Maine is perhaps the most rugged portion of the 14-state hike. There are 281 miles of Trail in Maine, and even the most experienced of hikers can be slowed to an average of only one mile an hour in some parts of the Trail.

Birds in Flight Gallery

Hugh Verrier’s amazing life-size three-dimensional watercolors: paper sculptures of blue herons, egrets, loons, woodpeckers, and puffins.–Yankee Magazine, January/February 2012

Flagstaff Scenic Boat Tours

Learn about the lost village of Flagstaff, savor Bigelow Mountain views, spy eagles, loons, and maybe moose, while cruising remote Flagstaff Lake with Master Maine Guide Jeff Hinman aboard his pontoon boat. BEST LAKE TOUR.

Green River Reservoir

The 28 campsites scattered amid the hardwoods around Green River Reservoir are accessible only by canoe. Some require a paddle of a mile or more and are so remote that the only sound at night is the cackle of the loons.

Katahdin Cruises

Katahdin Cruises

Katahdin Cruises invites you to board the Katahdin, a steamship built in 1914 by Bath Iron Works, for a three-hour cruise on Moosehead lake. “The Kate,” as the boat is called, travels up the lake 12 miles to the widest part just north of Deer and Sugar Islands, the largest

Maine’s Lakes & Mountains Tourism Council

Maine’s Lakes & Mountains Tourism Council

Maine’s Lakes and Mountains are not only close – just three hours from Boston – they’re a world away from the daily hustle bustle. Whether planning an outdoor vacation or peaceful retreat, there’s something for everyone: canoe and kayak pristine lakes and rivers, enjoy spectacular vistas along Scenic Byways,

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Best Unconventional ZooVisitors here get a closer look at animals hailing from the Granite State. Meander along marsh boardwalks, meadows, and forests to see river otters, bobcats, black bears, and more, or cruise Big Squam Lake to spy loons and bald eagles.

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