Twenty years ago, a motley band of guides, foresters, and conservationists put in on northern Maine’s remote upper St. John River to sketch out an audacious conservation plan. This summer, they returned to take stock.
Jensen Bissell manages Maine’s Baxter State Park, 210,000 acres of the most dramatic peaks, prettiest ponds, and finest trails east of the Rockies. Lately, he spends a lot of his time trying to keep people out of it. (Or does he?)
A chat with the man behind the pull-no-punches open letter to Maine’s most visibly struggling mill town.
We considered every one of Maine’s 494 cities, towns, and plantations and asked our hearts: which places would we most like to call home?
One of the most ambitious river restorations ever undertaken in the United States is happening on the Penobscot River.
The Fox Hill General Store in Wesley serves good food with a heaping helping of hospitality in the Down East woods.
Seaplanes from around the country descend onto Maine’s largest lake every September for Greenville’s Seaplane Fly-In.
Fill up the tank and get behind the wheel. In a new book Dan Tobyne shares the best drives Maine has to offer.
Maine’s hulking natural monolith has inspired landscape painters for well over a century.
A new guide shows you how to climb Moosehead Lake’s famed mountain in the footsteps of Thoreau.
Kingfield no longer slumbers after the skiers have gone. By Michael D. Burke Photographs by Alan Lavallee Dedicated skiers whose home mountain is Sugarloaf…
Hiking Maine’s leg of the long (incredibly long, and still lengthening) International Appalachian Trail.