Difficulty: Moderate. The loop hike to the summit is 2.8 miles long and includes a few steep, rock areas but no hand-over-foot climbing, ladders or rungs. There are also long stretches of constant, gradual climbing. How to get there: From Route 1 in Sullivan, turn onto… Read More
    The more I’ve gotten to know spring in Maine, the more interesting it becomes. Aside from the mud and freak snow storms, it’s a time of truly strange occurrences, and most of those odd happenings have to do with the state’s diverse family of wildlife. Read More

Outdoors Blogs

    With a turkey population estimated between 50,000 and 60,000, Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is searching for ways to kill more turkeys. This is the third in my series of columns on Maine’s new big game management plans. Today we’ll talk turkeys. The… Read More
    CUSHING — Speaking Up for Us (, a statewide self-advocacy organization for people living with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities, will be hosting a, “Land Trust Day & Barbeque” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at  Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing, rain or shine. All adults living with… Read More
BAR HARBOR — The Beatrix Farrand Society is hosting Dr. Eleanor (Ellie) Groden for a lecture 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Garland Farm in Bar Harbor. She is a professor of entomology in the School of Biology and Ecology at the University of Maine. Her work focuses… Read More
    BANGOR– Bangor USCG Auxiliary hosts the Paddle Smart Symposium on Friday, May 18 at the Bangor Y, 17 Second Street, from 5-7:30 p.m. Co-Host, Karen Francoeur, Master Maine Guide and owner of Castine Kayaks & Adventures, will instruct on safety in the water and… Read More