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Summer Adventures at Maine Huts & Trails



  KINGFIELD, Maine - Now is the perfect time to start summer vacation planning. Maine Huts & Trails always has something happening for every age and skill level. From fly fishing to paddling, biking to hiking and everything in between, there is a guided or self-guided trip for you and your family. 

    Fly fishing at Maine Huts and Trails
    Fly fishing at Maine Huts & Trails  Looking to learn more about fly fishing? Beginners to advanced anglers are invited to the remote wilderness of the Dead River to fish with a Registered Maine Guide for native brook trout and landlocked salmon. At this guided retreat you'll learn casting techniques, fly and knot tying, fly identification, strategies for treading and wading in the water, fly-fishing safety and "etiquette," and catch-and-release techniques. This trip is a three-day, two-night stay at Grand Falls Hut and is scheduled for May 15-17 and June 12-14. There is a special women-only trip on May 22-24. The cost is $549 per person and includes accommodations, all meals, guided activities and evening workshops.
  • Get out on the water with a Registered Maine Guide who will lead you on a 6-mile, flat-water paddle down the Dead River and then hike the remaining two miles to the Grand Falls Hut for a three-day, two-night stay. Grand Falls Hut is the most remote and secluded hut; close to Grand Falls waterfall, it features fabulous views and superb swimming, fishing, and paddling. Guided trips are scheduled for July 11-13, 18-20, 25-27; August 15-17, 29-31; September 12-14, 26-29 and October 3-5. The cost for members is $207 for adults and $126 for children under 17. Non-member costs are $230 for adults and $140 for children under 17. Trip costs include accommodations, all meals, guided activities, and equipment.
  • Let an experienced mountain biker introduce you to all the great trails in and around the Stratton Brook Hut and Poplar Hut, located in the Carrabassett Valley region. Bikers seeking a full-day adventure on 50 miles of trails should choose the Stratton Brook hut trip. Novice and day-trip seeking bikers looking for a great day-trip adventure should pick the Poplar Hut trip. Bikers start at the nearby Sugarloaf Outdoor Center and will see amazing views of Sugarloaf and the Bigelow Mountain Range. Trips are scheduled for July 16-17, 23-24, 30-31; August 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; September 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23. The cost for members is $81 for adults and $40.50 for children under 17. Non-member costs are $90 for adults and $45 for children under 17. All guided trips include accommodations, all meals and a guide for two hours.
  • Enjoy a family hike with Maine Huts & Trails
    Enjoy a family hike with Maine Huts & Trails
     Treat your family to some magnificent sights on the hike up Bigelow Mountain with a Registered Maine Guide. Bigelow Mountain is one of Maine's 4,000-foot peaks and you'll see stunning views from the summit, including Maine's fourth largest lake, Flagstaff. This three-day, two-night trip at the Stratton Brook Hut is scheduled for July 3-5, July 31-August 2, August 21-23, September 4-6, 18-20, and October 16-18. The cost for members is $187 for adults and $106 for children. Non-member costs are $205 for adults and $115 for children. Fees include accommodations, all meals and guide for one day.

Trips are planned weekly throughout the summer. For more information and additional details on each of the guided trips, please visit


About Maine Huts & Trails:
Maine Huts & Trails manages a system of four backcountry eco-lodges and more than 80 miles of trails in western Maine. Featuring off-the-grid, hut-to-hut adventures, coupled with comfortable and friendly accommodations for outdoor enthusiasts and active travelers of all levels, ages and interests, the nonprofit organization offers a number of memberships and sponsorship opportunities. Guests of Maine Huts & Trails can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, along with home-cooked meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients, warm, comfortable beds and hot showers. The knowledgeable and courteous staff are available for guided outings and expert advice. Visit to begin your adventure.


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