Discover stand-up paddle boarding on the waterways of Western Maine. (Sunday River)
The mountains of Maine have plenty to offer summer visitors, from the myriad mountain trails to quiet waterways to wildlife viewing opportunities. With local knowledge from a guide, guests can maximize fun and adventure on their trip to Vacationland.
New this summer, guests and visitors to Sunday River now have access to L.L.Bean's stand-up paddleboard yoga classes, along with beginner archery, kayak, and stand-up paddleboarding instruction.
All L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools programs are available select midweek days through August 17. Courses start at $25 for 80 minutes of beginner instruction and run up to $59 for three-hour tours on kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
From bow and arrow basics and kayaking fundamentals to guided solo tours of Round Pond in Greenwood, Maine (the birthplace of L.L.Bean founder Leon Leonwood Bean), all activities are available by reservation and open to the public.
With Sugarloaf's Guided Adventures program you can explore all that the area has to offer with ease. Enjoy a scenic guided canoe trip with a chance to spot wildlife in its natural environment or cast a line in Maine waters with their fly fishing guide.
On the 3- to 6-mile paddle Dead River and Flagstaff Lake canoe trip learn basic canoe techniques while enjoying Maine mountain views and wildlife. Transportation and gear provided as well as hearty breakfast served on the water.
Sugarloaf’s guided flyfishing experience will teach you the timing and finesse of fly fishing on dry land before putting your skills to the test on water at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center.
Or sit back and relax while a local Moose expert takes you on a Moose Safari. Besides endless recreational opportunities, Maine's western mountains are home to abundant wildlife, like eagles, fox, deer and moose. Scheduled trips are available every Monday evening.
A guided 90-minute Segway tour will get you off the pavement and onto Sugarloaf's trails.