Explore your backyard

Come for a hike with Baxter! Each month, follow along as Baxter Outdoors explores one of Maine’s lesser known but still impressive hikes throughout the state. Forget Katahdin and Tumbledown, we’ll show you Maine’s hiking scene as only a local would know it. From day hikes to overnight and easy hikes to strenuous traverses, check-in each month to see the new Baxter Outdoors recommendation!


Mt. Zircon

A hike with some history. Take a sip of pure spring water from Moon Tide Spring. Summit views in almost every direction!


Streaked Mountain

A short, steep hike close to home. Best bang for the buck hike in the state


Albany Mountain

A local favorite in one of the least traveled sections of the White Mountain National Forest


Bald Mountain

A favorite to locals. Unknown to most everyone else