L.L.Bean has been on board for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend since the very beginning -with their very own Scot Balentine serving on the planning team! With events at their flagship store and at their Outdoor Discovery Schools, L.L.Bean sure knows how to celebrate the Maine outdoors!
Getting kids, families, and EVERYONE out into nature – that’s what the Blue Hill Heritage Trust and the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend are all about! Learn more about how Blue Hill Heritage Trust is engaging their community and visitors and join them on Sunday, September 27th for their epic GMOW event – Harvest Moon Eclipse… Read More»
We recently got to head up to on our our FAVORITE #GMOW locations – Acadia National Park – and sit down with Cynthia Ocel to talk about the Park’s longtime involvement with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Acadia has hosted events for the GMOW since the very beginning, and they are a perfect example of… Read More»
There’s lots going on out at Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Aldermere Farm – including the grand opening of a new trail at their Erickson Fields Preserve! Learn more about the folks behind this beautiful place – they’ve got an awesome Teen Ag program, community engagement with their farm, and of course fun events for the… Read More»
On a recent GMOW “field day”, we caught up with Rex Turner from Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands to talk about how the Maine State Parks and Public Lands system have been engaged in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. So many of Maine’s most treasured outdoor places are managed by the State, and many… Read More»
The Coastal Mountains Land Trust serves 15 communities in the Western Penobscot Bay region, and have been part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and were part of our very first Great Maine Outdoor Weekend way back in March of 2012! Learn more about what they do and join them on Sunday, Sept. 27th for their… Read More»
Our friends at Maine Huts & Trails took a minute to talk to us about their involvement with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend – and they highlight one of our favorite things: partnerships! Maine Huts & Trails has organized GMOW events with Teens to Trails and Maine Winter Sports Center! Mission: Maine Huts & Trails… Read More»
Here’s another one of our superstar organizers – Mahoosuc Pathways! Mahoosuc Pathways, an organization based in Bethel, Maine, is dedicated to connecting communities through the development, maintenance, and promotion of a multi-use recreational trail network. We caught up with Gabe Perkins to talk about their involvement in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend – check it out!
The Loon Echo Land Trust, located in the beautiful Bridgton, Maine, has hosted events for 5 different Great Maine Outdoor Weekend series events! Their efforts have protected the natural beauty of the Sebago Lake region by conserving over 5,900 acres of land for the benefit of the public – with outdoor recreational opportunities and events!… Read More»
Maine Coast Heritage Trust has been with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend from the very beginning – serving as one of the initial organizations behind the whole event and hosting something for ALL EIGHT of our GMOW events from March 2012 – September 2015! In addition to hosting their own events at their many gorgeous preserves… Read More»