June 7, 2023

maine huts and trails

Maine Huts & Trails, located in Maine’s western mountain region, is celebrating fall with three family-friendly events featuring farm fresh food, adventure, mountain biking and community. Maine Huts & Trails is surrounded by pristine lakes, mountains, rivers, waterfalls and forests creating picturesque New England fall foliage views. Fall is also when they offer several unique events to entice guests to experience the beauty of the season in western Maine.

4th Annual Harvest at the Hut, September 17 – Hike or bike into the off-the-grid Stratton Brook Hut to experience a farm-to-hut harvest dinner. A talented local chef will be featuring locally sourced farm fresh ingredients for every course of the dinner. Reservations include lodging at the hut, three meals and all-course paired wine; members: $140, non-members: $150. The next day, hike into the Bigelow Preserve directly from the hut via the new connector trail for breathtaking fall foliage views of this mountainous area.

1st Annual Sugarloaf Mountain Bike Festival, September 23-25 – For three nights and two days, explore the fall foliage by bike on 50 miles of trails. Guests can also participate in guided rides, take part in skills clinics and try out the latest gear at the vendor village featuring bike shops and companies from all over New England. At night, enjoy outdoor concerts. Lodging is half price at Stratton Brook and Poplar huts during the event. Hosted by Maine Huts & Trails in collaboration with Carrabassett Region NEMBA and Sugarloaf Mountain Resort.

9th Annual Fall BBQ, October 9 – Maine Huts & Trails holds a BBQ each fall to thank their members and supporters for all they do. The menu features hearty, home-cooked items like squash soup, homemade bread, pulled pork, baked beans, apple cider and more. As always, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Members: free, non-members: $15/adult and $7/child.

Reservations or registrations are needed for all events. Call 207-265-2400 or email lodging@mainehuts.org for more information.

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