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Maine Huts & Trails

496 Main St, Apt C, Kingfield, ME 04947-4151
+1 207-265-2400
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First Time Skier: Hut to Hut Experience

The lodges at Maine Huts and Trails are not only beautiful but fascinating in the ways that they... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
lmguerrer
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Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful, friendly and lovely views

We skied each day in and out of a Maine hut. The trails vary in difficulty and length and snow... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
comedybuff
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Toronto, Canada
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Maine Huts & Trails is a non-profit organization dedicated to outdoor adventure and environmental stewardship in western Maine. Explore over 80 miles of non-motorized recreational trails, free and open to the public all year. Along the trail system are four eco-lodges showcasing environmentally responsible design, and offering potable water, bathrooms, and lodging (reservations required). Food, drinks, and gear shuttles are available seasonally. See our website for more information including updated trail conditions.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 07:59
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496 Main St, Apt C, Kingfield, ME 04947-4151
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The lodges at Maine Huts and Trails are not only beautiful but fascinating in the ways that they are eco-friendly. The staff is a wonderful asset to this organization, the individuals are very personable and friendly. My group of friends and I were arriving to...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We skied each day in and out of a Maine hut. The trails vary in difficulty and length and snow conditions, it can be icy. I rented metal edged skis which made it possible to ski to each hut otherwise my cc skis were slipping....More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was my second stay at Maine Huts and Trails and it was, yet again, FANTASTIC! A gem of a trail system with gorgeous "huts" - they are more like beautiful ski lodges with very comfortable bunk lodging. Excellent for groups or family excursions. The...More

Thank KLo43
Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

We're so glad you had a great trip! We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the hut crew; they're passionate about great food, and always up for accommodating different needs. Thanks so much for sharing your feedback, we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed three nights at the Flagstaff Hut and had a wonderful time. First off, the staff are extremely friendly and are great cooks. Breakfast and dinner every day were special, and they offered slightly different options each day for your bag lunch. There's free...More

Thank Branden55
Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi Branden, We're so glad you enjoyed your trip! Remember- since you stayed in March, you've earned 50% off a stay this summer, so we hope to see you then! Thanks for coming, Kate

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very comfortable. Off the grid. Great food. Interesting company. Each hut is unique and offers different experiences. Try them all!

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Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thanks so much for the feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your trip!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

This weekend 9 friends and I nordic skied up to Stratton Brook Hut and stayed the night. It was one of the best adventures of my life! Dear friends, beautiful nature, and the hut experience is absolutely top notch. The buildings are so beautiful and...More

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Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your trip. Hopefully you'll get a chance to come back this summer; since you stayed in March, you get 50% off a summer trip!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

We skied all four huts - Stratton Brook, Poplar Springs, Flagstaff Lake, and Grand Falls. Huts were wonderful - friendly staff, well organized, heated bunk rooms and main room a real plus, hot showers were welcome, meals very nice and very accommodating to vegetarians, gluten...More

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Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Wow, all four huts in one trip! We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves; conditions have been pretty spectacular this winter. I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the hut crew and groomers, they work really hard and it's always nice to know they're...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I stayed at the Stratton Brook Hut overnight with a large group. Worth the hike, even in sub-zero weather. The food is great, the floors are heated, the facility is beautiful. Nice staff. Only complaint: the beds are hard.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Another successful “Harvest at the Hut”! This was our second Harvest at the Hut and the local vendors and MH&T staff continue to deliver a top notch meal with friendly, personalized service. My favorite appetizer of the evening was the crispy Maine potato pancakes topped...More

Thank Mark F
Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Hi Mark, Thanks for the feedback! Harvest at the Hut is one of our favorite events too. We love showcasing all the local food available, and inviting talented new chefs into the kitchen. The summer 2017 event schedule is coming together, so you'll be able...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time snowshoeing between Flagstaff and Poplar huts, two of the 4 huts on the Maine huts and trails circuit. It was several spectacular days of hiking topped off with cozy bunkhouses (we requested private rooms), delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner prepared...More

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Kate B, Public Relations Manager at Maine Huts & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi Andrew, We're so glad you had a great time! Flagstaff to Poplar is a great hut-to-hut trip in any season. Thanks so much for coming. Kate

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krowbot
30 October 2016|
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Response from Kate B | Property representative |
That's true- the huts are always open, but now until December 16th they're in self-service season. Reservations are still needed to spend the night, and guests pack-in and pack-out all their own food and gear.
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ruby3kids
17 August 2016|
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Response from Kate B | Property representative |
Stratton Brook Hut isn't close to any swimming, but there are some places along the Narrow Gauge Trail to swim in the Carrabassett River. Beer and wine is served at the huts during full-service season.
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ruby3kids
11 May 2016|
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Response from Kate B | Property representative |
Hi there! It's true, there are multiple trailheads that access Stratton Brook Hut. Your best bet for summer hiking is the Route 27 Trailhead. From there, you'll hike up the Narrow Gauge Trail: Take a left onto the Maine Hut... More
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