Trip report

Downeast Maine Coast Adventure

Hiking/Walk DATE: 08/28/2015 - 08/31/2015

Trip/Event Location: Boston, MA

Trip Leader(s): emsinjp

Max # People: 8

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

This will be an exciting long weekend on the spectacular and untrammeled Downeast Coast of Maine. Our two full days, Sat. (8/29) and Sun. (8/30), will focus on a few of the most scenic

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

We'll all meet at my house in Machiasport, which is located on Machias Bay. The goal is to meet there around 6:00 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 28th. The house is located at 264 Port Road (Rt. 92), Machiasport, ME. Here are the directions: Take I-95 North through Maine to Bangor. In Bangor, take Exit 182A to merge into I-395E toward US 1A/Bangor/ME-9/Brewer. Take Exit 6A for Rt. 1A East, toward Route 1/Ellsworth/Bar Harbor. Take Route 1A for 25 miles to Ellsworth. In Ellsworth, take a left onto Rt. 1 North. Take Rt. 1 North for 58 miles to Machias. In Machias, take a right at the bottom of College Hill (before crossing the bridge over the Machias River) onto Rt. 92. Take Rt. 92 for 3.3 miles to my house on the left at #264 Port Road (Rt. 92) in Machiasport.  It's a small cape with wood shingles and red trim right on the water.

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Wonderful to visit a corner of the state that I hadn't seen yet. More wonderful to do so with the company of such congenial hikers and naturalists. Our host was exemplary. Couldn't have asked for a better first trip with GO. - UpInMaine
  • The weather was fine; the Down East rugged coast spectacular; the group well assorted and congenial; the leader's hospitality ***** (cinque stelle) He even staged a gorgeous full moon over his cottage during dinner. To summarize using un mot francais:inoubliable Thank You - Scorpione

Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Jamaica Plain, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Coventry, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Boston / Cape Ann, MA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous

Bowdoin, ME

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Augusta, ME

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

South Burlington, VT

United States
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