The Maine Professional Guides Association is composed of Registered Maine Guides who strive to enhance the standards of the guiding industry. They are professional guides dedicated to promoting a quality, ethical and legal outdoor experience for all. Not all Registered Maine Guides are members of Maine Professional Guides Association (MPGA).
A member is obligated to abide [...]
There are lots of ways to see Maine, one of the best is on horseback, in the country. Carousel Ranch, just outside Portland in Casco offers “seemingly endless miles of trails”. They even have a stop for ice -cream during the ride.
Check Out Pineland Farms too, they have many activities for kids and family all [...]
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Maine hosts a wide variety of gardens, but they’re usually found in Mainers’ yards! For a unique public experience, visit Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. You’ll discover a dozen stunning ornamental gardens and exceptional natural beauty, waterfalls and fountains, and incomparable stonework and sculpture. Miles of trails allow you to experience [...]
The Maine North Woods is a region of over 3.5 million acres (14,000 km²) of top forest land in north-western Maine. It includes western Aroostook and northern Somerset, Penobscot, and Piscataquis counties. Much of the woods is currently owned by the Seven Islands Land Company, Plum Creek, Maibec, Orion Timberlands and Irving timber corporations. Ownership [...]
There’s no other place in America that can boast that they have more Islands than that of Maine. Maine ’s Coast is sheltered by as many as 4613 Islands, according to Maine State Planning Office’s Maine Coastal Program. Some of these Islands are inhabited, some not, but most agree, they are all beautiful. The best way, [...]
Moosehead Lake is the largest lake in the U.S. state of Maine. Situated in the Longfellow Mountains in the Maine Highlands Region, the lake is the source of the Kennebec River. Towns that border the lake include Greenville to the south and Rockwood to the northwest. There are over 80 islands in the lake, the [...]
Maine offers 100,000 snowmobilers every year, a quality trail system and snow. Trails abound, Maine offers more than 13,000 miles of interconnected routes, and support for the trailers and accommodations for the riders. The popularity of Snowmobile Clubs are huge in Maine.
For snowmobilers, winter in Maine is filled with travel, adventures and the camaraderie of [...]
Legend has it that the new Mainers, from other countries back in the 17th and 18th centuries named these towns after their old , and also cities of their over the sea. And another legend, is that they weren’t from these countries or cities from away, just that they simply liked the names..
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Maine Beaches are visited by thousand each year. Maine has 3748 miles of Coastline, more than California. Summer days are perfect to take to the beach. Setting out to find your beach can be a delightful experience. You cant miss out on a experience of a lifetime. Please, do your best to choose wisely, focusing [...]
Discover Maine the outdoors way, by camping. Maine offers over 22,000 campsites, 6000 lakes, over 33,000 miles of rivers, 3,478 miles of coastline and 2000 islands. There are way too many campgrounds to list here, so we will refer that to the experts. Please visit our Camping sponsors below, and make sure you let ‘em [...]
Maine hosts to hundreds of species of birds, some are here to stay year round, others just stop by for a visit. Examples of birds found in Maine are The Chicadee (state bird), Wood Duck, Puffin, Mallard, Goshawk, Eagle, Plover, Vulture, Frigatebirds, Gulls Pelicans, Loons, Rail, Sparrow, Jay, Warbler, Robins and many many more!!
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Gulf Hagas is a two and a half mile (4 km) long water-formed canyon. The river falls 500 feet (150 m) in the canyon, including multiple waterfalls. It is sometimes called the “Grand Canyon of the East”. It is an eight mile (round trip) side trip off the 100-mile wilderness section of the Appalachian Trail.
The Gulf Hagas area [...]
An apple is in the pome family – a fruit whose seeds are embedded in the core of the fruit. Another surprising member of this family is the rose.
When an apple is sliced in half, the apple core looks like a star.
It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
Two pounds of [...]
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