Category Archives: 1-Minute Adventures

1-minute hike: Orin Falls in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

Difficulty: Moderate. Most of the 6-mile hike follows old logging roads that travel over gentle hills, with a short, narrow hiking trail leading to Orin Falls at the far end. How to get there: From a bend in Route 11 at the center of Stacyville (a town that is just north of Millinocket and Medway), […]

1-minute hike: Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous, depending on if you’re afraid of heights. Round trip from Jordan Pond House, loop hikes with the ascent being on the 1.4-mile Jordan Pond Cliffs Trail vary from 3.7 miles to 5.7 miles, depending on if you want to bag one peak (Penobscot Mountain) or two peaks (Penobscot and Sargent mountains). This […]

1-minute hike: Little Mayberry Cove Trail in Grand Lake Stream

Difficulty: Easy to moderate. The out-and-back trail is approximately 2.5 miles long and travels over many small hills. Expect a narrow but well-maintained hiking trail that travels over fairly smooth forest floor with some exposed tree roots and rocky sections. How to get there: Parking for the trail is at the public boat launch on […]

1-minute hike: Kittredge Brook Forest in Bar Harbor

Difficulty: Easy. The 2 miles of trails in the preserve travel over fairly gentle terrain with a few gradual slopes. Expect a few sections of narrow bog bridges and exposed tree roots that can make footing tricky. How to get there: The main parking area for the preserve is behind Mount Desert Island High School […]