Category Archives: Time Out

More than 100 events on tap for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Feb. 13-15

The official February 2015 GMOW poster.

It’s back! This winter’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is scheduled for Feb. 13-15 and will feature more than 100 outdoor events being hosted throughout the state. The activities range from snowshoe excursions to building snowmen to ice fishing derbies. There’s something for every age and skill level. To find an event to attend, visit greatmaineoutdoorweekend.org, where you […]

1-minute ski: The Bait Hole in Millinocket

The causeway on Elbow Lake.

Difficulty: Easy-moderate. Some trails are constructed for beginner skiers, snowshoers and hikers, while other trails are narrower and have more hills. How to get there: From I-95, take Exit 244 (Medway/Millinocket) and follow signs to Millinocket on Route 157/Route 11.You’ll pass through the small town of East Millinocket on the way. Drive through downtown Millinocket […]

1-minute ski: Dorion Loop Trail in Orono

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Difficulty: Easy-moderate. The 2.9-mile loop trail travels over fairly even terrain, passing over gentle hills and crossing a few wide bridges. This trail is good for beginners. How to get there: Take I-95 Exit 191 to Kelly Road. Drive east on Kelly Road 0.9 mile to Route 2. Turn left and drive 3.1 miles (passing through […]