Monhegan Island (hiking & more)


DATE: Sep 15, 2020
END DATE: Sep 17, 2020

Hike/Event Location: Monhegan Island ME

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Scarborough, ME United States

Meeting Time: 9:00 AM

Max # People: 7

Hike Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

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Join us as we journey to Monhegan Island - we explore the numerous trails and scenic spots.  The island has  a small village as well.  In September we will avoid the crowds. We will be staying 2 nights.

You can enjoy Monhegan as a day trip experience if you'd like  (wonderful boat ride but only 4 hrs on the island till the boat departures).

We are holding off on making lodging reservations until we get closer to the date and a better idea of weather, due to the merchants' cancellation policy.  Lodging is mostly B&B and cottages.  

NOTE:  Closer to the date we will contact you regarding more details (see our accommodation plans below).  You must book your own accommodations & boat trip on and off the island.


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Boat to/from Boothbay Harbor:



Fed & I are staying at the Trailing Yew - which has a flexible 7 day cancellation policy in case we get bad weather and need to change plans. Right now they have plenty of rooms available for Sept 15th and 16th,  I have attached their website.




Monhegan Island is a unique and beautiful island - 12 miles off the coast of Maine. Renowned for its striking natural beauty, Monhegan Island attracts artists and nature lovers from around the world. Visitors are captivated by Monhegan’s breathtaking scenery, bucolic setting, migrating birds and spectacular ocean views. Explore Monhegan Island’s 17 miles of hiking trails, browse artist galleries and shops, enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of Monhegan’s cafes and visit the Monhegan Brewing Company for fine craft ale.


Directions To Trailhead Parking Lot

We will Meet at Pier 8 in Boothbay Harbor at 9AM (or, depending on where you live, you can choose a different departure port and meet us there). Balmy Days II departs at 9:00 AM. The trip is 1.5 hours long. The return boat departs at 2:45 PM.  Note - this is a passenger boat only - no cars allowed on the island (there is parking at the cruise location.    




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Scarborough, ME

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