Category Archives: 1-Minute Adventures

21 great hikes in Acadia National Park, plus hiking tips

Acadia National Park is one of the most famous destinations in Maine, and for good reason. It’s a place filled with natural beauty. It boasts mountains of pink granite, pristine ponds, bubbling brooks, dramatic sea cliffs and one of the state’s sandiest beaches. Acadia is the outdoor enthusiast’s dream, no matter their abilities or skill […]

1-minute hike: Shackford Head State Park in Eastport

Difficulty: Easy to moderate, depending on the trails you explore. The easiest trails are Cony Beach Trail, Shackford Head Trail and most of Overlook Look. The most difficult trails are Schooner Trail and Ship Point Trail due to steep, rocky slopes. How to get there: From Route 1 turn onto Route 190 and head towards […]

1-minute hike: Seaward Mills Stream Conservation Area in Vassalboro

Difficulty: Easy. The trail is about 0.7 mile long and travels over fairly even terrain. The most challenging part of the hike is staying on trail because the blue blazes that mark it are spaced far apart in some areas. Also, near the field, the trail can become a bit overgrown. How to get there: […]

1-minute hike: Waterfront Trail in Bangor (Happy April Fools’ Day)

Difficulty: The 1-mile trail has a smooth paved surface. Change in elevation is minimal, and benches and picnic tables are spaced throughout the trail for people to rest and picnic. How to get there: Several large parking lots for the trail are located on Front Street in Downtown Bangor, and where Front Street and Railroad […]