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Mount Abraham

Fire Warden Trail Rapid Stream Road, Kingfield, ME

The Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust’s latest community hike will be on Saturday, July 27th, starting at 9am!  This is a challenging, 9.1-mile hike (total distance) that traverses varied terrain via the Fire Warden Trail.  This trail meanders through woods before climbing steeply and emerging on a rocky slope above treeline.  It is a great hike …


Puzzle Mountain Hike

Puzzle Mountain Trailhead 1000 Bear River Road, Newry, ME

Our next community hike trip of the 2019 warm season will be up Puzzle Mountain on August 17th!  We will meet at 9:30am at the trailhead (shown on the map below) which is at the Grafton Loop parking lot.  The distance from the parking area to the summit is 3.6 miles and should take approximately …


Saddleback Mountain Visual Resource Inventory Hike

Berry Pickers' Trail Madrid Township, ME

*************This event is full!************************ Our upcoming community hike on the A.T. will be up the Berry Pickers Trail to The Horn and Saddleback Mountain on Sunday, August 25th - this will be a hike for the National Park Service Visual Resource Inventory project!  You should contact us at if you want to attend. An …


Goose Eye Mountain Hike

Our latest community hike will be up 3,862-foot Goose Eye Mountain in Grafton Notch on September 7th at 9am!  For many years this mountain was only accessible for a day hike by heading over to New Hampshire at Success Pond Road.  The Wright Trail, an official Appalachian Trail side trail, was constructed to provide for …


Cranberry Peak Hike

Curry Road Curry Road, Stratton, Maine

Our next Community Hike will be up Cranberry Peak (3,214 feet) in the Bigelow Range via the Bigelow Range Trail on September 21st!  We will meet in the trailhead parking area at the end of Currie Street (sometimes spelled “Curry”) in Stratton at 9:30am on Saturday, September 21st.  This will be an up-and-back hike up the …


Little Bigelow Hike

Our next A.T. community hike will take place on October 19th – we will be tackling Little Bigelow, the long, lower peak at the east end of the Bigelow Range.  We just hiked this mountain in October but it’s so awesome that we wanted to do it again in the snow!  This hike is approximately …


Eddy Pond and Piazza Rock Hike

Piazza Rock Trailhead Route 4, Sandy River Plantation, Maine

The first Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust Community Winter Hike will be on Saturday, January 18th with a meetup time of 9:30am.  The destination will be Piazza Rock (a big rock) and Eddy Pond (a nice pond, shown above) on the A.T. going up Saddleback Mountain.  The distance to Piazza Rock is 1.8 miles, and …


Caribou Mountain Hike

Caribou Mountain 436 Bog Road, Unorganized Territory of South Oxford, ME

Our next Community Hike of the winter will be on Saturday, February 8th at 9:30am.  We will be heading up Caribou Mountain in the White Mountain National Forest.  While the mountain is not directly on the Appalachian Trail it is on Forest Service land (like much of the A.T. landscape to the south) and there …


Four Ponds Hike

Height of Land R7QQ+3X5, Rangeley Plantation, ME

Our next Community Hike will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at 9am to Four Ponds/Spruce Mountain.  This 2,530-foot summit is very close to the famous Height of Land overlook, which is where we will meet at 9am on the opposite side of the road from the parking area (details will be provided in the …


Old Speck Hike

Grafton Notch State Park

The latest Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust community hike will be up Old Speck in Grafton Notch!  This challenging yet awesome hike will run via the Appalachian Trail for a total roundtrip hike of 7.6 miles.  The summit elevation is 4,170 feet – the fifth highest summit in Maine and the highest in the Mahoosucs/Grafton …