Summer 2019 Edition

Hot off the digital press, discover your next Maine adventures this summer!  In this edition you’ll find upcoming events, a list of the best places to fish, paddle, hike and bike in Aroostook County, a hiking adventure to Chimney Pond & South Turner Mountain in Baxter State Park, awesome sights and hikes around the oceanside Blue Hill Peninsula,  a complete schedule of this year’s Lobster Boat Races, our epic experience whitewater rafting the Penobscot River, how to get to the Debsconeag Ice Cave, and a review of comfort-camping in southern Maine and more in the summer edition of UNTAMED Maine Outdoor Adventure & Recreation Magazine!

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Summer 2019

In This Edition:

Fish, Paddle, Hike & Bike in Aroostook County.  Aroostook County is a playground for those who love the outdoors!  Here is a list of several places to go for each outdoor activity.

Chimney Pond and South Turner Mountain in Baxter State Park.  Discover two great hikes in Baxter State Park, and learn about Terry and Kj’s “roughing it” disaster!

Explore the Blue Hill Peninsula.  Scenic ocean views, incredible hikes, and waterfalls- explore the beautiful Blue Hill Peninsula.

2019 Lobster Boat Race Schedule.  Come watch the fastest boats on the Maine coast!

Rafting the Penobscot with Three Rivers Whitewater.  Big waves, a man overboard, and tons of fun as we get up close and personal with the mighty Penobscot River.

Visit the Debsconeag Ice Cave.  A beautiful scenic trail in the shadow of Mt. Katahdin leads you through the forest to an ice cave you can climb in.

Premier Camping in Southern Maine:  Bayley’s Camping Resort.  Looking for a great place to go camping in comfort?  Try Bayley’s Camping Resort in southern Maine.

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Spring 2019

In This Edition:

Fishing Maine’s Lakes & Ponds.  Check out this huge list of some of the best fishing lakes & ponds in Maine.

6 Easy-To-Reach Waterfalls in Maine.  Discover six family-friendly waterfalls that are right next to the road or half-mile or less away.

7 Free Tent & RV Camp Sites in Maine.  Try camping with fewer amenities at these off-the-grid sites.

Dog-Friendly Waterfall Hikes.  No need to leave Fido behind, here are some great dog-friendly waterfall hikes throughout Maine.

Building our own “Upta Camp” – Part 3.  The third installment following the successes and failures of building our own Upta Camp!

Maine’s Top ATV Destinations.  From the Moose Loop to 360-degree overlooks and waterfalls, Maine’s ATV trails offer endless scenic beauty.

The Perfect Beginner Paddle Trail:  The Bow Trip.  Looking for a great family paddle trip or easy route to start out on?  Check out Jackman’s Bow Trip!

WINTER 2018-2019

In This Edition:

Maine’s Best Snowmobile Loop Trails.  Find out more about Maine’s top 3- Moose Loop, Katahdin Loop, and Black Fly Loop!

Live Webcams for Snowmobilers in Maine.  See what the trails look like before you leave your house!

Maine Holiday Gift Guide.  Give the gift of adventure to anyone on your holiday list.

Where to Rent Snowmobiles in Maine.  Don’t own your own sled?  No problem!  Here is a list of places where you can rent a sled and hit the trails!

8 Must-Haves for Snowmobilers.  Discover the essential items you need before you hit the trail.

Backcountry Exploring. Discover what it takes to explore Maine’s remote backcountry in the winter.

Building our own “Upta Camp”.  Follow the progress, setbacks and entertaining fun as Henry and Angela build
their very own “upta camp.”

Maine’s Best Winter Events.  Tons of festivals and events are happening all over Maine during the wintertime.

FALL 2018

In This Edition:

Where to See Moose in Maine.  Fall is a great season for a chance encounter with moose. Find out where Maine’s
moose-viewing “hot spots” are.

Best Scenic Overlooks for Photographing Foliage.  Get the low-down on the most popular places to photograph fall foliage in Maine.

Explore the Millinocket Region.  From ghost trains to waterfalls and incredible scenery, this region definitely doesn’t disappoint in the fall.

Scenic Covered Bridges 4-Hour Challenge.  Four hours, six covered bridges. Do you accept the challenge?

Where to Stay:  Bar Harbor Campground. There is still plenty of time left for camping in the fall. Here is one great family campground near Acadia that has it all!

Building our own “Upta Camp”.  Follow the progress, setbacks and entertaining fun as Henry and Angela build
their very own “upta camp.”

Maine’s Fall Festivals.  Fall festival season is upon us! Come experience some of Maine’s most incredible and creative festivals, from films to food, brews to pumpkins, there is a festival happening that everyone will enjoy.


In This Edition:

Four Corners of Maine Challenge.  Take on the Madawaska Four Corners Experience Tour road trip challenge this summer! Make it to all four corners of Maine and join the ranks of other
successful road-trippers.

Explore the Abandoned Ghost Trains of the North Maine Woods.  Deep in the heart of the North Maine Woods on a narrow passage between Chamberlain Lake and Eagle Lake sit two full-sized abandoned locomotives just waiting for you to visit.

Tour Maine’s Rugged Coast.  Lobster boat tours and other scenic tours are a great way to make your summer unforgettable.

Hidden Gem:  Rachel Carson Salt Pond.  Follow Route 32
along Maine’s rocky coast to discover a massive salt pond in a scenic location.

Canoeing the Moose River Loop / Bow Trip. The Moose River is not only great for beginners but offers two canoe trip options for every experience level.

Maine Waterfall Challenge:  2 Days, 17 Waterfalls.  Are you up for the challenge of visiting 17 of Maine’s waterfalls in 48 hours or less?

Two Great Hikes a Stone’s Throw from Freeport.  Just outside of Freeport are two excellent hikes you don’t want to miss- Bradbury Mountain and Wolfe’s Neck State Park.


In This Edition:

Allagash Wilderness Waterway:  Paddling Adventure of a Lifetime.  The 7-10 day trip through some of Maine’s most pristine, remote wilderness will renew your spirit and challenge your outdoor skills.  (And quite possibly your relationship!).

How to Get Up Close and Personal with one of Maine’s Hidden Gems.  Shin Falls is a short, easy hike just past Shin Falls Village, right outside of Baxter State Park.  If you enjoy dirt road driving and can follow backwoods directions, you too can experience the splendor.

Horseback Riding in Acadia National Park.  Acadia’s carriage trails offer some of the best horseback riding in the state.  It’s hard to beat riding your horse on mountainside carriage trails overlooking the ocean.

Pemaquid Point Adventure:  Fort, Beach, Lighthouse & Lobster Boat Racing.  The Pemaquid Point and New Harbor peninsula are the perfect places to experience everything ocean.  Scenic, historic, and relaxing, all in one.

Moxie Falls:  Easy Twenty-Minute Hike to a 90-Foot Waterfall.  Moxie Falls is located just past The Forks, whitewater rafting hub of Maine.  Stand at the top of the falls for an incredible view or follow the trail to the viewing platform to take it all in.

Best Mountain Biking Trails in Western Maine.  This region offers incredible mountain biking opportunities suitable for every skill level from beginner riders to extreme adventurists.

Portland Trails & Jewell Falls.  Portland Trails offers 70 miles of wooded paths for biking, hiking and walking.  Well-maintained scenic recreation on the outskirts of Maine’s biggest city.

This Season’s Best Day Hikes.  Three great spring hikes from easy to challenging.

Outdoor Survival Skills.  Learn how to build the right fire no matter what the weather.

Recreation Destinations:  Fort Kent.  The town of Fort Kent is an incredible destination in Northern Maine for any outdoor enthusiast.