Your grace and intentions in creating a spot of heaven is surely felt. I think this was my best time, but my husband says I say that every year. Thank you for your help in this creating of peace and comfort. M.M./MA
HIKING THE MOOSEHEAD LAKE REGION:
This region is blessed with some of the most spectacular hikes in the Northeast. A wide range of terrain will please both the casual stroller and the serious backpacker. The Appalachian Trail passes southeast of Greenville and touches some of the hikes below on its way to the grand finale atop Mount Katahdin. These hikes can all be done as day trips from the Moosehead area. Whatever your ability, the majestic views and variety of choice will thrill those who love hiking.Children and adults can be easily entertained in the Moosehead Lake Region with all of the opportunities in the area.
Whether you are avid hikers or seeking a more family-friendly hiking trail geared to lighter hiking, the area offers many choices.
Borestone Mountain Sanctuary is located in Elliotsville, a half hour drive from Greenville. "Borestone Mountain’s nature trail, an especially popular hike during the fall foliage season, is a pleasant climb of approximately three miles to a rock summit and spectacular 360-degree views."..... http://www.maineaudubon.org/explore/centers/borestone.shtml
Kineo "with 700-foot cliffs rising straight up from Moosehead Lake, is an unforgettable setting that has lured people for centuries."
Air Tours: Scenic float plane rides are available in the area. This
is a unique way to see the woods, lakes and mountains, as well as catching a
glimpse of a moose and other wildlife. For more information contact: http://www.curriersflyingservice.com
B-52 Crash Site in Beaver Cove is a historical site where in January
1963 a B-52 Stratfortress crashed on the face of Elephant Mountain killing
seven of the nine men aboard. Each January a memorial is held in honor of
those who died. Pieces of the crash still remain at the site, making it an
unforgettable journey for all who visit it.This is an easy hike for young
and old alike.