Group of young people having a picnic in the park with a dog.

The Fun Summer Activities You Can’t Miss in Hallowell

It seems as though fall is almost upon us. Summer is drawing to a close and the beginning of a new school year is fast approaching… but is summer really almost over?

Short answer: no! Summer doesn’t technically end until September 22nd, and as the weather continue to cool, outdoor activities in Central Maine become even more enjoyable.

For example, here are 5 outdoor activities in the Greater Hallowell area you have to check out before summer officially ends.

Viles Arboretum

Long stone path bordered by pink tulips.With six miles of trails and over 224-acres of expertly landscaped land, the Viles Arboretum in Augusta is a must-see during the warmer months. Educate yourself on the many wonderful and native plants, trees, and foliage in Maine as you peruse the many gorgeous colors and flowers of the arboretum.

Venture down the Art Trail to see Maine’s largest permanent outdoor display of art. The arboretum also hosts a number of fun and exciting events throughout the year, including outdoor yoga on Wednesday evenings.

Hallowell Reservoir

Grab your bike, your helmet, and a buddy and hop on down to the Hallowell Reservoir. This is a wonderful spot for hiking, strolling, dog-walking, or simply enjoying the beauty of Maine.

Vaughan Woods

The Vaughan Woods and Historic Homestead is a hidden treasure of Hallowell. Hailed as one of the most beautiful spots in the area, this is a great spot for getting out and being active. A beloved local attraction, this is one outdoor activity in Hallowell you won’t want to miss.

Go for a stroll along the trails and get ready to see plenty of jaw-dropping sights.

Kennebec River Rail Trail

Two people hiking along a path.Home to marathons, races, and some of the most exciting trails you’ll ever step foot on — welcome to the Kennebec River Rail Trail!

Located in picturesque Gardiner, this pet-friendly trail is located right along the Kennebec River and is the ideal spot for river-watching and sunbathing.

Cobbossee Stream

A great fishing spot in Gardiner, the Cobbossee Stream attracts plenty of wildlife as well! It’s not uncommon for visitors and residents to see bald eagles, painted turtles, and more.

That’s why it maintains its status as one of the most popular outdoor activities in Central Maine.

See Everything Central Maine Has to Offer

Whether you’re a longtime resident or new in town, Hallowell Maine is full of hidden treasures and fun outdoor activities! Looking for even more fun things to do in Hallowell? I’ve got you covered.

Let me know how I can help you find adventure in Hallowell! And, if you’re thinking about moving to the area or relocating to a different Central Maine community, I have the resources to help with that, too.

Just give me a call today to get started.

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