Winter Solstice Wildlands Hike/ Celebration w BMCC

Saturday, December 22, 3:30 – 6:30 pm Meet at the North Gate Celebrate the Return of the Sun and the Full Moon in the Wildlands. We will meet at the North Gate (off the Bald Mountain Road) at 3:30 pm and hike/ski/snowshoe about 1.3 miles into the Great Meadow. The enthusiastic hikers can head up […]

Happy Holidays!

2-Mile Wildlands Trail Race

Nine runners participated in the 2-mile race, run in conjunction with the 6.3-mile race. First and second places, respectively, went  to 12-year old Liam Cormier of Orrington and 7-year old Antonia Burns of Bass Harbor. 2-Mile Race Results 6.3-Mile Race Results

New Hiking / Paddling/ Mountain Biking Adventure Race

The Wildlands Adventure Challenge will take place for the first time on Saturday, October 6, 2018. A beginners’ race will give those new to adventure racing a fun, gentle introduction to the sport. The beginners’ race will last between one and three hours and will include hiking and canoeing in provided boats. For those seeking […]

New Wildlands Map Coming Soon

The updated Wildlands map is at the printers. It has a new look and features many small changes, several new trails and great new photos. Free to members. It will be available at various locations in Bucksport, Ellsworth and our office at 155 Route One in Bucksport. A lower resolution version will be appearing here […]

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2017 Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge

Looking for a fun running challenge and a way to support local trails? GPMCT and Frenchman Bay Conservancy (FBC) are sponsoring the 5th annual Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge. That’s two races held one weekend apart, with the GPMCT Wildlands Trail Race on Sunday, October 29 and the FBC Autumn Trail Race on Sunday, […]

Thanks, Maine Conservation Corps!

A Maine Conservation Corps crew of four men and two women worked Oct. 14 thru Nov. 12 to install stone steps and retaining walls, remove roots and stumps and level and stabilize the first 0.3 mile of the Stuart Gross Path up Great Pond Mountain. Come check it out! Work was funded by a $20,000 grant […]

KidsPeace Teens make Contributions

Check out this article from the Bangor Daily News featuring Hans Krichels and the KidsPeace crew and their sawhorse inventions – which are now being used far and wide! Did you know KidsPeace does community service in the Wildlands every week?

Maine Championship Snowshoe Race Jan. 22, 2012

Snow was in short supply for the Maine State Championship Snowshoe Race Sunday in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands – but that didn’t stop 14 competitors from running the race sans snowshoes. Jeff Lombardo of Old Town, 24, won the event by running 4.9 rugged miles in 35 minutes, 8 seconds. Photos by Karen Keeney […]