Magnificent Mount Kineo: Climb a Moosehead Lake Icon

The views from the top of this little mountain in the middle of Maine’s largest lake are spectacular—and getting to the base is an adventure in itself.
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Coastal Wandering: Nasketucket Bay State Reservation, Mattapoisett, MA

Easy hiking trails lead through a variety of coastal habitats on the southeastern Massachusetts, making this a great day trip for families who want to enjoy the outdoors.
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Urban Oasis: The Sawmill at Acushnet River Reserve, New Bedford, MA

Providing a space where inner-city residents can experience nature and explore the outdoors.
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Hiking the Mattapoisett River Reserve

Well-groomed trails wind through this series of former cranberry bogs and woodlands, providing exercise and close-up views of wildlife.
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Hiking White Eagle Reserve, Marion, MA

This easy day hike for families offers a variety of wonders, both natural and manmade.
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Easy Snowshoeing in the Great North Woods

The Great North Woods of New Hampshire features a host of trails that can be hiked with snowshoes during winter. Here are a handful of easy ones to tackle. Huntington Cascades: The beautiful and easily accessible Dixville Notch State Park on Rte. 26 has many year-round accessible trails that offer wonderful snowshoeing. These include the Huntington Cascades Trail, which runs .4 mile (round-trip) from the trailhead at the Wayside parking area to the Upper Cascades, a series of frozen waterfalls....
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Hiking Mount Battie, Camden, Maine

Try this terrific, scenic and easy hike in the Camden area. Text & Photos by Tom Richardson If you’re looking for good way to stretch your legs while visiting Camden, Maine, take a short hike up scenic Mount Battie (height 780 feet) in nearby Camden Hills State Park. To reach the main trailhead, head north up Main Street (Rte. 1) through town, hang a left on Mountain Street (Rte. 52) then turn right on Megunticook Street. You’ll find the parking...
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Scenic Stops: Huntington Cascades & Little Flume

In Dixville Notch State Park, some 12 miles east of the town of Colebrook on Rte. 26, you’ll find several hiking trails suitable for families and beginner-level hikers. One of these is the Huntington Cascades trail, which is just 0.4 miles round-trip.
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