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Trip Ideas: Nature & Wildlife

The Maine Highlands offer excellent wildlife viewing. Here you can hike Maine’s highest mountain or ’s largest lake. You can experience whitewater rafting or explore pristine wilderness. Bangor is Maine’s second largest city with many cultural and historic activities to entertain your family. This region is home to Baxter State Park is a magnificent, 200,000-acre wilderness preserve. Trails lead up mile-high Mt. Katahdin and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.

Greenville - All About Moose!

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Morning and Afternoon

Start the day with a hearty early morning Maine breakfast at Auntie M’s in downtown Greenville. Open at 5:00 a.m!

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Book a Moose Safari

Get up close and personal, book a Moose Safari! These outfitters have great success rates, some even offer a money-back guarantee if you don’t spot a moose. Half-day tours are available in the morning or evening. Full day tours include a shore lunch. Trips are by land or water.

Trips by land and water:

Northeast Guide Service

Northwoods Outfitters

Young’s Guide Service

Special T Adventures

Evergreen Lodge

Greenville Inn

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Coffee Break

Free Wi-Fi and a good cup of coffee at the Northwoods Outfitter Store. Also check out the excellent selection of Moosehead Lake region maps, trail guides, books and more.

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Day's End

Take a cruise on Moosehead Lake, Maine’s largest lake, where you may just spot a peregrine falcon soaring above Mount Kineo. Katahdin Cruises offers special evening cruises. Check the schedule on their website.