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Maine National Recreation Trails

The newest NRTs in Maine:


NRTBrowse all National Recreation Trails in Maine: There are 10.40 miles of NRTs in Maine and 4 trails!

Visit Maine's "Featured" National Recreational Trails for the most recently designated trail(s)

Visit the National Recreation Trails website to learn more about the NRT program and access over 1,200 NRTs from across the country

 

Maine Bicycling and Mountain Biking

 

    Mountain bike trails with detailed maps and descriptions from Maine mountain biking books at Trails.com:

    Bicycle Coalition of Maine works on mountain bike issues as well as events and rides: www.BikeMaine.Org/

    East Coast Greenway is a project to link seabord states with trails and on-road routes; information is available for all traversed states: ME, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, GA, and FL: www.greenway.org/me.php

    New England Mountain Bike Association has a descriptions of Places to Mountain Bike in Maine: www.nemba.org/ridingzone/places-me.html

Maine Equestrian Trails

 

     

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Maine Greenways and Community Trails

 

    Eastern Trail is planned to run from Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, NH to Bug Light Park on Casco Bay in South Portland, ME: www.easterntrail.org/

    New England Greenway Vision Plan: Envisioning 19,300 miles of greenways and trails to make a cohessive green network for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hamphsire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

    Portland Trails: An urban conservation organization and land trust with information on several trail projects

    Saco Bay Trails works to create and maintain a network of trails in the Saco Bay area; maps, photos and trail descriptions: www.sacobaytrails.org/

Maine Hiking Trails

 

Maine Long-Distance Trails

 

    Hiking trails along the Appalachian Trail (AT) in Maine at Trails.com:

    International Appalachian Trail: The goal of the International Appalachian Trail is to build and maintain a foot trail extending the US Appalachian Trail from Mt. Katahdin, Maine, to Mt. Carleton, New Brunswick, Mt. Jacques Cartier, Québec and to the Gaspé Peninsul: http://www.internationalat.org/

    Maine's 281 miles of the Appalachian Trail are generally considered the most difficult of all fourteen states

    Maine Appalachian Trail Club: Provides information on the Maine section of the Appalachian Trail

     

Maine Off-Highway Vehicle Trails

 

Maine Rail Trails and Canal Trails

 

    Maine rail-trails including maps, access points, and history from rails-to-trails books at Trails.com:

    Aroostook County ATV Trail maps: www.mainerec.com/atvmap1.asp?Category=39&PageNum=39

    Eastern Trail is planned to run from Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Bug Light Park on Casco Bay in South Portland, Maine

    New England Rail Trail: This site has existing and proposed trail information, maps, and articles for New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massacusetts, and New York

    Rail trails in Maine: Kenyon F. Karl maintains a detailed set of pages on rail trails in Maine with maps, photos and current conditions

Maine Snow Trails

 

 

Maine Waterway and Boating Trails

 

 

Maine Statewide Advocacy and Resources

 

Maine State Trails Program

 

Maine Outdoor Recreation

 

 

 

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