Tales from GMOW: Snowshoeing at the Basin Preserve

As part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, The Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy organized a winter hike of the Basin Preserve, Phippsburg, ME on 13 Feb, 2015. About 20 people participated on this 6.5-mile loop walk in fresh snow conditions! What started out as a frigid and potentially grueling snowshoe ended up being… Read More»

For those who like Snow!

Wiscasset Newspaper; Ben Bulkeley, Staff Reporter; Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 8:00am Main Street Wiscasset looks more like a ski run than a throughway. The good news is that the freshly fallen snow will be put to use for the upcoming Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. BEN BULKELEY/Wiscasset Newspaper Only a few weeks ago, Hidden Valley Nature Center’s… Read More»

Area trails open for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend 

The Weekly Packet, February 5, 2015; http://weeklypacket.com/news Blue Hill Heritage Trust invites the public to participate in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, February 13-15, by exploring one of its many public trails on snowshoes or skis, according to a news release from the trust. The weekend has been declared the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend by the… Read More»

Perfect Fall Weather for the 6th Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 2014 Perfect Fall Weather for the 6th Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Over 11,000 Mainers celebrated the Maine outdoors Sept. 26-28 PORTLAND, Maine– – Mother Nature certainly cooperated and granted Great Maine Outdoor Weekend organizers with a spectacular fall weekend. An estimated 11,000 Mainers all across the state ventured out to participate… Read More»

Press Release: Getting Outdoors on Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Contact:       Lindsay Bourgoine, Appalachian Mountain Club 207-899-0150          lbourgoine@outdoors.org Getting Outdoors on Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Statewide Activities Planned for September 28-30 September 17, 2012; Portland, ME –The second Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, September 28-30, 2012, offers a chance for Mainers to sample new activities and explore places they’ve always wanted to go.… Read More»