The Best Hiking Trails in Maine

Most Popular Maine Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Maine using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Presque Isle (4), Portland (4), Newry (4), Aroostook County (3), Cape Elizabeth (3), Piscataquis County (3)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. The Hunt TrailMillinocket, Maine
2. Appalachian Trail 163: Abol Bridge to KatahdinSherman, Maine
3. Acadia National ParkBar Harbor, Maine
4. Knife Edge TrailBaxter State Park, Maine
5. Bigelow Preserve Public Reserved LandCarrabassett, Maine
6. Alden HillGorham, Maine
7. Mt. ApetiteAuburn, Maine
8. Camden Hills State ParkCamden, Maine
9. Bradbury Mt State ParkPownal, Maine
10. Greely WoodsCumberland, Maine
11. Bangor City ForestBangor, Maine
12. Mount Kineo State ParkPiscataquis County, Maine
13. Reid State ParkGeorgetown, Maine
14. Vaughan Woods State ParkSouth Berwick, Maine
15. Chick Hill/Peaks MountainClifton, Maine
16. Libby Hill Loop/ Lowell PreserveWindham , Maine
17. Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkFreeport, Maine
18. Acadia Carriage RoadsBar Harbor, Maine
19. Hallowell ReservoirHallowell, Maine
20. Mt AgamenticusYork, Maine
21. Grafton Notch State ParkNewry, Maine
22. Lily Bay State ParkGreenville, Maine
23. Crescent Beach State ParkCape Elizabeth, Maine
24. Ferry Beach State ParkSaco, Maine
25. Range Ponds State ParkPoland Spring, Maine
26. Rangeley Lake State ParkRangeley, Maine
27. Sebago Lake State ParkCasco, Maine
28. Blackstrap preserveFalmouth, Maine
29. Evergreen CemetaryPortland, Maine
30. RivertrancePortland, Maine
31. Green Belt Trails( Sawyer Road)Cape Elizabeth, Maine
32. Narrow Gauge PathwayKingfield, Maine
33. RivertrailPortland, Maine
34. Pine RidgeWaterville, Maine
35. Roosevelt Campobello International ParkLubec, Maine
36. Four Seasons Adventure TrailAugusta, Maine
37. Holbrook Island SanctuaryBrooksville, Maine
38. Holeb Public Reserved LandFarmington, Maine
39. Kennebec Valley TrailSolon, Maine
40. Lagrange to Medford TrailSouth Lagrange, Maine
41. Lake St. George State ParkLiberty, Maine
42. Mackworth IslandPownal, Maine
43. Mahoosuc Public Reserved LandOxford County, Maine
44. Moose Point State ParkSearsport, Maine
45. Moosehead Lake Public Reserved LandPiscataquis County, Maine
46. Mt. Blue State ParkWeld, Maine
47. Nahmakanta Public Reserved LandPiscataquis County, Maine
48. Peaks-Kenny State ParkDover-Foxcroft, Maine
49. Quoddy Head State ParkLubec, Maine
50. Aroostook State ParkPresque Isle, Maine
51. Aroostook Valley TrailAugusta, Maine
52. Bald Mountain Public Reserved LandFarmington, Maine
53. Bangor & Aroostook TrailCariboou, Maine
54. Bible Point, Maine
55. Chamberlain Lake Public Reserved LandFredericton, Maine
56. Cobscook Bay State ParkEdmunds, Maine
57. Cutler Coast Public Reserved LandCutler, Maine
58. Deboullie Public Reserved LandPortage, Maine
59. Dodge Point Public Reserved LandNewcastle, Maine
60. Donnell Pond Public Reserved LandEllsworth, Maine
61. Down East Sunrise TrailWashington Junction, Maine
62. Duck Lake Public Reserved LandBurlington, Maine
63. Eagle Island State Historic SiteCasco Bay, Maine
64. Eagle Lake Public Reserved LandEagle Lake, Maine
65. Four Ponds Public Reserved LandSandy River, Maine
66. Richardson Public Reserved LandOxford County, Maine
67. Roque Bluffs State ParkRoque Bluffs, Maine
68. Round Pond Public Reserved LandPresque Isle, Maine
69. Scopan Public Reserved LandPresque Isle, Maine
70. Scraggly Lake Public Reserved LandShin Pond, Maine
71. Shackford Head State ParkEastport, Maine
72. Sherman to Patten TrailAroostook County, Maine
73. Southern Bangor & Aroostook TrailAroostook County, Maine
74. St. John Valley Heritage TrailAroostook County, Maine
75. Two Lights State ParkCape Elizabeth, Maine
76. Warren Island State ParkPenobscot Bay, Maine
77. Whaleback Shell Midden, Maine
78. Whistle Stop TrailJay, Maine
79. Philbrick TrailSkowhegan, Maine
80. West Side TrailYarmouth, Maine
81. Salmon FallsBuxton/gorham, Maine
82. Carrabassett Valley Trail SystemCarrabassett Valley, Maine
83. Fore River SanctuaryPortland, Maine
84. Nordic Heritage CenterPresque Isle, Maine
85. Gould Academy Single TrackBethel, Maine
86. Swans Falls CampgroundFryeburg, Maine
87. Appalachian Trail 162: Nahmakanta Lake to Abol BridgeMillinocket, Maine
88. Abol TrailMillinocket, Maine
89. Perch PondOldtown, Maine
90. Appalachian Trail: MaineNewry, Maine
91. Appalachian Trail 152: Grafton Notch to East B Hill Road (Baldpate Mountain Section)Newry, Maine
92. Appalachian Trail 151: ME/NH Line to Grafton Notch (ME 26)Newry, Maine
93. Appalachian Trail 153: East B Hill Road to South Arm RoadAndover, Maine
94. Appalachian Trail 154: South Arm Road to Bemis StreamAndover, Maine
95. Appalachian Trail 160: Monson, ME to West Branch of Pleasant RiverMonson, Maine
96. Appalachian Trail 155: Bemis Stream to ME 4Andover, Maine
97. Appalachian Trail 156: ME 4 to ME 27Rangeley, Maine
98. Appalachian Trail 157: ME 27 to Long Falls Dam RoadStratton, Maine
99. Appalachian Trail 158: Long Falls Dam Road to Kennebec RiverCaratunk, Maine
100. Appalachian Trail 159: Kennebec River to Monson, MECaratunk, Maine