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Explore Maine by Bike sponsored by the MDOT

Ever wonder where you can ride your bike and take in the sights around Maine? Well, look no further. The State of Maine has put 25 suggested bike routes on it’s website. Many of the routes have options for short, medium and long rides. For instance, the Freeport/Brunswick tour has options for a 17 mile, 20 mile and 35 mile loop. They list out sites along the way, road conditions, locations of bike shops along the route, special cautions and offer PDF files of the route for you to print out. The PDF includes all the information listed for the route along with phone numbers and the turn by turn directions. There is a place to also print a map of the route you have chosen. The website is easy to use and has useful information that includes bike events around the state as well as a section for feedback.

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If you find this site helpful and take one of these tours, please post a comment and tell us how it was.

a novice hiker and South Portland, ME resident. Along with her are her husband and dog with hopes of hiking at Mt. Katahdin. She also blogs about places to explore with your dog at

3 thoughts on “Explore Maine by Bike sponsored by the MDOT

  1. Hey guys.. have you ever thought about extreme biking with extreme kayaking using an inflatable kayak? Has to be inflatable for obvious reasons… great fun getting out in the wilderness!

  2. This is my first time visit here. From the tons of comments on your articles, I guess I am not the only one having all the enjoyment right here!

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