Best trails in Maine

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Trying to find the best Maine trails? AllTrails has 1,121 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Acadia National Park or around Bar Harbor, Mount Desert or Millinocket we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Maine state park trails, check out Baxter State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Newfield Wildlife Management Area near West Newfield or Rotary Park near Kennebunk. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 557 easy trails in Maine ranging from 0.6 to 44 miles and from 0 to 2,316 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Maine
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#1 - The Beehive Loop Trail
Acadia National Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 54 m
A steep climb to the top of this small mountain with wonderful views out over the Atlantic and surrounding Acadia hills The Beehive Trail is a very popular moderate to difficult out and back or loop Show more
#2 - Cadillac North Ridge Trail
Acadia National Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Cadillac North Ridge Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bar Harbor, Maine that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of Show more
#3 - Jordan Pond Full Loop Trail
Acadia National Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
NOTE: Jordan Cliffs are closed Monday through Thursday from 6am - 4:30pm. Great views on a lot of the walk around the lake. This trail can get crowded at points, especially on the parts where there wShow more
#4 - Ocean Path and Gorham Mountain Loop Trail
Acadia National Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
A wonderful loop hike that will take you along the shore of the Atlantic, over mountain ledges to end at Sand Beach. This hike that will take you along the shore of Newport Cove past powerful ThunderhShow more
#5 - Precipice, Orange and Black and Champlain North Ridge Trail Loop
Acadia National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
The trail is closed between March 15 and August 15 due to falcon nesting. The Precipice Trail is a difficult and very steep loop trail using iron rungs and ladders on exposed cliffs providing spectacShow more
#6 - Ocean Path Trail: Thunder Hole and Monument Cove
Acadia National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Starting at the south end of the upper Sand Beach Parking lot, the easy 2.2 mile mostly flat one-way Ocean Path trail parallels the loop road all the way to Otter Point. The path offers scenic views Show more
#7 - Great Head Trail (Short Option)
Acadia National Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 51 m
Moderate loop trail along Sea Cliffs on the east side of Acadia NP's Sand Beach to Great Head. Great Head Trail is moderate and loops around the perimeter of the small peninsula called Great Head locShow more
#8 - Tumbledown Mountain Trail
Four Ponds Public Reserved Land
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
Note: This trail is not recommended for dogs due to the presence of a ladder and multiple sections that may require you to lift your dog.Show more
#9 - Mount Katahdin and Hamlin Peak Loop
Baxter State Park
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 7 h 39 m
On this loop hike you will climb all the peaks of tallest mountain in Maine, also the terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Baxter Peak is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail and is the high Show more
#10 - South Bubble Mountain and Jordan Pond Loop
Acadia National Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 54 m
A short loop hike to the top of Bubble Mountain and the teetering boulder then return via Jordan Pond. A fun loop hike up to the top of a rocky mountain called South Bubble which has a very cool largShow more
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