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All outdoor events are subject to weather conditions and/or date changes. Events will be postponed or cancelled when dangerous conditions or heavy weather are forecasted. For more information, please contact (207) 647-4352, firstname.lastname@example.org or check our website at www.lelt.org for updates and additional activities. For hikes and work days, always wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions and varied terrain. Please bring a map, water and snacks with you. Obedient dogs on leashes are welcome at LELT events unless specified. “Like” us on Facebook for information on upcoming events!
2019 Calendar of Events
Vernal Pool Hike
May 25, 9:00 AM Raymond Community Forest, Raymond
Raymond Community Forest is at the head of Crescent Lake and acts as an important natural filter for runoff headed to the pristine waters of the lake. There are many wetlands and vernal pools throughout the lower portion of the forest. Vernal pools are an indicator of forest health and are fun to study. Come along with Loon Echo staff as we follow a new trail and go in search of these interesting bodies of water that are home to our favorite “peepers”! Layered clothing, tick repellent, snacks and water are encouraged. Meet at the parking area on Conesca Road in Raymond. Approximately 2 hours. Easy to moderate
National Trails Day
June 1, 9:00 AM Pleasant Mountain Preserve, Denmark
National Trails Day is an annual event that aims to bring more attention to hiking and biking trails. Ledges Trail at Pleasant Mountain is one of the most popular hiking trails in the State of Maine. With heavy use comes continual maintenance needs. Join LELT staff and learn some basic trail work techniques while exploring new terrain and making new friends! No experience necessary. Appropriate work clothes, sturdy boots, tick repellent, water and snacks are required. Approximately 3 hours Strenuous
Summer Solstice Hike
June 21 5:00 PM Bald Pate Preserve, Bridgton
Join us for the annual Summer Solstice Hike up the Bob Chase Trail at Bald Pate Mountain. Meet at the main parking area off of Rt 107 at 5:00 PM. This annual trek has been a Loon Echo tradition for 20 years. It’s a fun way to welcome summer’s arrival and remember one of Loon Echo’s founders, Bob Chase! Feel free to share music, poems or stories that embody the spirit of the day. Sturdy hiking boots or shoes, water and snacks are always encouraged. Approximately 2 hours. Easy to moderate
Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Friday, August 18th Hacker’s Hill Preserve
Details coming soon!
Sunday, August 25th Winona Camps, Bridgton
Details coming soon!
Loon Echo Trek
Saturday, September 14th 8 AM Shawnee Peak Ski Area, Bridgton
Hike or Run from Denmark to Bridgton over Pleasant Mountain- southern Maine’s tallest! For details and registration, click here.