Our valleys are bursting with yellow daffodils in May, but late May through June is all about the lupines.
Lupines have blue-purple to white or pale pink pea-like flowers with leaves that radiate from one point. You will find the Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway and the Rangeley National Scenic Byway aglow with lupin spires in mid to late June.
In planning your drive, you will find information on…
The “Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway” is a road with a story to tell, experiences to share and adventures to chase. They are the connections between the past and the present, where exploration is offered at each curve in the road for motorcyclists, drivers and cyclists.
Winter visitors know this byway well, as it connects the historic 19th-century resort town of Kingfield along…
Around the Maine’s High Peaks Region
The High Peaks region of western Maine, rich in history, is home to a number of the highest mountains in Maine, including the Bigelow, Sugarloaf, Mount Abraham and Saddleback ranges. In 1760 Col. John Montressor, a British officer, traveled across the Great Carry and up the Dead River, passing Mount Bigelow, which he called “the Mountain of the river of…