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3 of the Best Hiking Trails in Georgetown, Maine

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Maine is where people come so that they can get away from it all. Get out in nature, feel the warm sun on your skin, and listen to the soothing sounds of chirping birds and bubbling streams. There isn’t a better way to experience it all then setting off on an exciting hiking trail! There are so many Georgetown, Maine, hiking trails just waiting for you to come visit. Read on to learn more about a few of our favorite Georgetown, Maine, hiking trails below, and then set off for the ultimate nature adventure. 

Experience the Exciting Georgetown Maine Hiking Trails


Higgins Mountain Trail

Higgins Mountain is one of the most popular hiking spots around the Georgetown area. Though the mountain is only around 260 feet high, you won’t be amiss for fantastic views of the surrounding area. You can even see famous Georgetown sites, like Robinhood Cove, which you’ll definitely want to visit during your stay. The trail takes you through pine trees and even wild blueberries. The summit area is also very open, thanks to the natural formation of the mountain. Breathe deep — that’s good, fresh mountain air in your lungs!

Josephine Newman Sanctuary

The Josephine Newman Sanctuary is an expansive 119 acre nature preserve. The Sanctuary boasts three trails offering private, intimate hikes around the natural peninsula. You have three choices of trails in the Geology Trail, the Rocky End Trail, and the Horseshoe Trail. They all offer a fantastic hiking experience for any level, and magnificent sights, including a waterfall!

Reid State Park

This state park is the perfect getaway thanks to its numerous trails. Experience the fresh Maine air as you explore around the park. There are trails that go along the coastline as well if you’re looking for a more coastal view. If you go during the off-season, you’re also allowed to bring your pets, so your animal companion can enjoy your vacation as much as you are! Finished hiking? Head on down to the coast for some fun in the sun and water — a great way to end your outdoor adventure!

Stay in the Best Inn in Georgetown, Maine

There’s no better place to stay to experience these many hiking trails in Maine than Grey Havens Inn. Our Georgetown boutique hotel is perched high on a bluff with panoramic ocean views. You can spend time relaxing on the wrap-around porch while gazing out over the beautiful, natural harbor and tree-covered islands. Inside our Inn, you’ll find a lovely open stairway leading to our charming guest rooms. Each room is equipped with indulgent amenities including a private bath, luxurious toiletries, and stunning views. Included in your stay is a complimentary continental breakfast in our restaurant each morning. It’s the perfect place to retire and relax to after a long day of rigorous hiking. Don’t wait, book a stay with us today!

view of the Sunrise Suite

Book a Stay With Us

When you book any of our elegant accommodations, you can always look forward to our lovely amenities and and top-notch service.

Complimentary breakfast is always included in your stay, and our onsite restaurant, BLUE, means you’ll never need to worry about where to go for dinner.|

 We can’t wait to host you at Grey Havens Inn!

Close up of frutti de mare at BLUE

Enjoy Dinner at BLUE

BLUE offers you delicious American cuisine in a fine dining setting at our inn. The menu features seafood, steaks, as well as vegetarian and vegan options. Our seafood chowder is widely recognized as being spectacular!

Before or after dinner (or both!), we welcome you to enjoy cocktails and the ocean view on our wrap-around porch. It’s a fantastic way to end a great day in Maine.

Pemaquid Lighthouse Maine Northside View

Explore the MidCoast

Georgetown Island is centrally located in MidCoast Maine, and the Grey Havens Inn makes an ideal basecamp for you while exploring the area.

We are just 1.5 miles from the sandy beaches of Reid State Park, minutes from the iconic FIve Islands Lobster Pound, and short drives to scenic towns and shopping, thought-provoking museums, great food & drink, and a multitude of outdoor activities. 

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