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Posted Mar 29, 2020 by Wolfe Tone

Please know that all four of our huts are closed to visitors.  For your safety, the safety of our staff and others in our community, the huts are not available for water, bathrooms, or respite.  Effective April 1, we have ceased our trail grooming, and we will not be monitoring our trails for blow-downs or other obstacles as temperatures moderate and the snowpack melts. We are concerned about...

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Posted Mar 12, 2020 by Wendy Gallant

Maine Huts & Trails is proud to be a sponsor of Trek Across Maine 2020 - a multi-day, multi-route option cycling event celebrating its 36th anniversary in 2020. The Trek cycling route will have a start and finish line hosted at the Brunswick Landing with overnight stops at Bates College in Lewiston and Colby College in Waterville. As the largest fundraising event of its kind in the nation for the American Lung...

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Posted Mar 04, 2020 by Wendy Gallant
Fuel Up For Your Day On The Trails

Live your best life and put your best foot forward on the trails this season with a body fueled with extra nutrients. Whether you’re going on a multi hut experience or simply want to hike at a leisurely pace, be sure to start the day strong by consuming wholesome, calorie dense meals.  Here are a few yummy breakfast ideas to spark your morning and fuel you...

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Posted Feb 21, 2020 by Wendy Gallant
Vol. Caretaker Janet J. and Vol. Coord. Sue Davis

The outpouring of generosity Maine Huts receives is humbling and much appreciated.  Our growing List of Giving shows you don't have to be a million $ donor to make a difference in the Maine Huts and Trails.  Listed below is a sample of the beautiful reality of people and community working together to keep the dream alive!  To the many volunteers, donors, and members > > THANK YOU!

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Posted Jan 21, 2020 by Wendy Gallant
Volunteer of the Month!

Meet MH&T's Volunteer of the Month! (March. '20) ....

Meet Peter, a first-time volunteer caretaker at our Flagstaff Hut, is a retired attorney who loves being in the great outdoors.  He lives in Falmouth with his equally-outdoorsy wife, and they have three adult children spread out across the country, giving them plenty of couches to surf while traveling. Thank you, Peter. We couldn't do it without  you....

Posted Dec 19, 2019 by Cayce Frigon

Dear Friends of Maine Huts & Trails,

Maine Huts & Trails is open for adventure this winter thanks to the support of a thousand voices and contributions cheering us on. We are humbled by your actions and energized to climb the path to a new bright future.

We have much to be thankful for in 2019. We have much to look forward to in 2020. As you wrap-up...

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Posted Sep 23, 2019 by Cayce Frigon

In light of recent news about COVID-19 and our opeartions, you may have some questions. Below are answers to some of them, but please feel free to contact us with any other questions you may have that are not listed here. 

Q. Are the huts open?

A. No, for the health and safety of our...

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Posted Sep 20, 2019 by Cayce Frigon
Donate Today to Help Build a Brighter Future for Maine Huts & Trails

Eleven years ago, Maine Huts & Trails opened opportunities for people to experience the majesty of western Maine’s mountains, forests, and waters in a truly unique way.

Our goals as a nonprofit have been to:

Inspire deeper connections to nature Model environmentally sustainable recreational... Read More
Posted Jul 19, 2019 by Chris
Brews & Views Beer Pairing Dinner - A Culinary Experience Like No Other By: C.L. DeLisle

Great craft beer, scrumptious locally sourced food, good company, and a breathtaking destination combine to form a culinary experience like no other!

Brews & Views pairs...

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Posted Jul 16, 2019 by Chris
HUT STAFF FEATURE - Caily Wilbanks By: C.L. DeLisle

(Photos by: Caily Wilbanks' Instagram)

For the second summer in a row, Caily Wilbanks packed her bags and left the bustle of New York City for the calmness and serenity of the vast Maine wilderness. Last summer, Caily worked as a...

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