Category Archives: 1-Minute Adventures

1-minute hike: Great Pond Mountain in Orland

Difficulty: Moderate. Starting from the Great Pond Mountain Trailhead, the hike to the top of the mountain and back down is about 2.5 miles and includes gradual climbing over bare bedrock, stone staircases, uneven terrain, exposed tree roots and a few soggy sections of trail. The trail is well built, marked and maintained, but it […]

1-minute hike: Annie Sturgis Sanctuary in Vassalboro

Difficulty: Easy to moderate. Altogether, the trails in the network total roughly 2 miles. The trails and all intersections are marked with blazes and signs. Expect small hills, a few rocky sections and exposed tree roots. How to get there: Take Interstate 95 to exit 113 (Augusta/Belfast), then go east on Route 3 for 1.7 […]

1-minute hike: Long Cove Headwaters Preserve in Searsport

Difficulty: Easy to moderate. The preserve features nearly 3 miles of trails that travel over small hills and some uneven terrain that includes rocks and exposed tree roots. Be sure to follow the blue and orange blazes painted on trees, as there are a few old roads and unmarked trails that are not a part […]