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25 beautiful places in Maine
Maine sure is pretty - and it isn't hard to find an amazing destination within the borders of our gorgeous state. But just in case you need some suggestions, the above slideshow features 25 good-looking places in Maine (and they even look great all year long).
For more information on those scenic destinations, go to:
25 beautiful places in Maine on mainetoday.com
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Maine family hoping to complete the Appalachian Trail The Kallins of Dresden would be the 11th family to 'thru-hike' the 2,185-mile route.
North Cairn: Spring comes out of the woodwork There’s no stealing the season.
Deirdre Fleming: Fishing season still in deep freeze Ice is still coating freshwater across Maine.
Carey Kish: A tour of nature in the heart of the city Portland Trails has set up a great 10-mile hike.
Allen Afield: Brook trout after the runoff Peace and quiet may be gone but the trout remain
Hunting: Afternoon turkey hunt not the same Hunters must understand the differences.
Canoeing in Maine: It’s canoeing heaven in Alamoosook It’s serene, scenic paddling at its best.
John Christie: The ski season in review The bottom line is it was a wintry mix.
Mark Latti: Talking turkey takes time, skill Turkeys don’t answer your every call
Seabird familiar to Maine spotted for first time in Pacific The northern gannet is spotted on Alcatraz Island and other sites. Scientists believe it flew across the Arctic Sea in 2012 when ice coverage was low.
Photos: Hikers take to the mountains for a winter fix ’We love nature and we love a challenge. A lot of people say we are crazy.’
Seeds of learning planted early at White Pine Preschoolers exposed to the natural world.
North Cairn: Yes deer, it’s time for me to hobble back to Maine So long to Cape Cod.
Allen Afield: Credit state for hatching sustainable turkey hunt The bird’s reintroduction is a feather in Maine’s cap.
Josh Christie: Ski season winding down but not over Saddleback, Sugarloaf and Sunday River have Easter plans.
Kid Tracks: Outdoor family fun never really ages And how the kids prosper from staying active.
Birding: Looking at bird deaths – from farming to logging to wind turbines Here’s the second part of a three-part series on the causes of bird mortality.
John Christie: Roger Page’s life on the slopes most uplifting Even at 90, he continues to live his dream.
Allen Afield: How relative the wonders of bicycling, fly-fishing And spring is the time to enjoy both pastimes.
Youngsters heed the call of mimicking moose Sounding like you’re in a rut can be an advantage.
Deirdre Fleming: Tracking expert will discuss the possibility of cougars in Maine Susan Morse will speak Tuesday at Unity College.
Carey Kish: When other skiing ends, Tuckerman begins Just prepare for the most unpredictable conditions.
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Maine’s harsh winter thins deer herd, will reduce permits The state’s deer biologist says deer mortality was as high as 19 percent in the northern reaches of the state.
Sugarloaf awarded 2015, 2017 U.S. Alpine championships The Narrow Gauge run will host the nation’s top skiers for the first time since 2008.
At last, Maine law allowing April ice fishing has some solid benefits Until this year’s harsh winter, the ice didn’t last long enough to take advantage of the all-year season approved in 2010.
Hidden Valley Nature Center branching out More missions take root at this Jefferson gem.
Deirdre Fleming: Teens To Trails concept could spread nationwide A Maine group draws notice for creating high school outing clubs.
Josh Christie: Enjoy ski season in the sun The sun needn’t set too soon on skiing.
Allen Afield: Casting call for fishermen Don’t get hooked by revised regulations.