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Avoid Cabin Fever During Coronavirus Quarantine with a List of Outdoor Activities

Fun Things To Do Outside in the Bangor Area

Are you stuck at home for the foreseeable future? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a damper on many family plans in the Bangor area and has many families looking for fun things to do outside in the Bangor area. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor activities that will help you get some sunshine this spring!


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Hiking in the Bangor Area

Are you looking for something fun to do in the Bangor area and maintain your social distance? A fun hike is a perfect way to enjoy the outdoors and get some Vitamin D this spring and there are plenty of hiking trails in the area. Here is a list of a few favorites that you might enjoy this season.

  • Bangor City Forest Trail 
  • Essex Woods Trail 
  • Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve Trail 
  • Kenduskeag Stream Park Trail 
  • Walden-Parke Preserve Trail 
  • Prentiss Woods Trail 
  • Brown Woods Trail 
  • Saxl Park Trail 
  • Brewer Riverwalk  
  • Cascade Park Trail 
  • Sklar Park Trail 
  • Holden Nature Trails 

Hiker at the Top of a Mountain Looking Down

Bangor Waterfront

The Penobscot River is a beautiful place to stop and take a break from all of the Coronavirus chaos. A beautiful walkway on the picturesque Penobscot River, the Bangor Waterfront area features paved walking trails, picnic areas and benches that are perfect for a relaxing pitstop.

Visit Fort Knox in the Bangor Area

Fort Knox is a historical landmark in the Pine Tree State and may be the perfect outdoor adventure this spring. Scheduled to open on May 1 – Fort Knox is a great place to visit and get out of the house when you have cabin fever. Add some fun and excitement to this family adventure and check out the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory.

Fishing in the Bangor Area

The traditional inland fishing season is set to open in the Bangor area and a day on the water chasing trophy fish may be the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors and keep your social distance. A few hotspots where you may catch that trophy include the Penobscot River, Green Lake in Hancock County and the Piscataquis River.


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