As snow melts and the ground thaws throughout April and May, gravel roads and trails throughout Maine turn into a sloppy mess, a combination of mud, slush, potholes and puddles. Welcome to Maine’s infamous mud season, those few weeks each spring that tries our patience and tests our… Read More
    Difficulty: Easy to moderate. The trail system is made up of about 2.4 miles of trails, some of which follow an old, overgrown road. Near the water, the trails become more narrow but are well maintained and marked. How to get there: If driving from the… Read More

Outdoors Blogs

Unity College celebrates Earth Week by giving community members tools and tips to help the planet UNITY — These days, there are all sorts of “hacks” out there to make life a little easier. From waterproofing your canvas shoes to creating a phone speaker out of a… Read More
13th annual 20-mile race including a compass run, mountain biking, and paddling (canoe or kayak). Also includes fun challenges at the landing such as the mud pit crawl, culvert crawl, log rolling and new challenges. The Family division is a great way to take part with younger children… Read More
    Explore the flower life cycle from seed to blossom. By examining models, pressed flowers, and hopefully the  wildflowers around the museum grounds, we will learn how flowers attract pollinators, create habitat, help conserve water and reduce erosion—as well as providing a welcome change in the spring landscape. Read More