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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    • 7 sessions
    • Varies

    Planning for the proposed Bethel Community Forest is a collaborative process. The committee will meet once a month for at least a year in order to develop a comprehensive plan for the property. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

    The August 28th meeting will take place at The Gem Theater at 6pm.

    • Friday, June 01, 2018
    • Friday, October 26, 2018
    • 21 sessions
    • Bethel Village Trails

    Our trail race series is back! This Friday night favorite happens every week at 5:30pm; 5k and 10k distance options available. Open to walkers and runners, and everything in between. Leashed or under voice command dogs welcome.

    No need to sign up online, but we will need you to fill out a race form  for the season, so on your first time please come 15 minutes early to complete the form. The series is FREE to Bethel Outing Club and Mahoosuc Pathways members. If you're not a member, consider signing up on our websites; otherwise, we ask for a small donation at race time.

    And don't forget to bring your race bib to The Millbrook Tavern post-race for $2 off your first beer!

    For more info, check out our event page HERE, or email us at outside@mahoosucpathways.org 

    • Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    • 13 sessions
    • Various Locations; see description for details

    Our "conversational pace" walking group will meet every Tuesday (see schedule) and provide a friendly volunteer guide. Join anytime!

    The walks will begin with short distances, roughly one mile, but there will often be opportunities to walk farther. Each location will see longer distance walks, with the goal of hiking part or all of Long Mt. 


    July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Meet at Valentine Farm, 162 North Road, Bethel. This is the headquarters for the Mahoosuc Land Trust

    August 7, 14, 21, 28: Meet at the tennis court at The Bethel Inn Resort, 21 Broad St, Bethel. This is the Bethel Village Trails location. 

    September 4, 11, 18, 25: Meet at Long Mountain, Vernon St, Albany Twp., 6 miles on the left from Main St. This is Mahoosuc Pathways' Bacon Hill location.

    Questions? Give us a call at 207-824-3806 or email at outside@mahoosucpathways.org

    • Saturday, July 14, 2018
    • Saturday, October 13, 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Varied

    This group meets on the 2nd Saturday of every month, July-October, for adventurous, lengthy, day-long hikes. All are are led by two local hiking enthusiasts who will help navigate the trails.

    Sign-up is required for these hikes. You can do so HERE. Note that previous hiking experience is needed; you can find more detailed information on the sign-up form.


    July 14: Speckled & Blueberry Mts.

    August 11: Mt. Adams (& Madison if time)

    September 8: Sunday River Whitecap

    October 13: Shelburne-Moriah Mts.

    To contact us, please call at 207-824-3806 or email at outside@mahoosucpathways.org

    • Saturday, July 28, 2018
    • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Varies

    We're building trails--and would love your help! A hearty lunch will be provided at noontime, complete with cold drinks. Please wear work clothes and gloves...bug dope and eye protection is recommended. We'll provide a bunch of tools but do bring your favorite implement if you'd like. Loppers, rakes, and hoes are always welcome. After lunch, ride the trails or check out the cool water in the pools on Long Mt. trail, adjacent to Bacon Hill.

    Our September sessions will be at Bacon Hill. Meet in the parking lot for Long Mt./Bacon Hill off Vernon St. in Albany at 8am. 

    • Sunday, September 23, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Bethel Community Forest property

    Join us for a leisurely hike on Bethel's proposed Community Forest property. We'll explore existing roads and trails, and enjoy views of Bethel and the surrounding landscape.

    This hike is part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend...park at the Mahoosuc Land Trust on North Road at 9am for carpooling, then stay after the hike for festivities at Valentine Farm!

    • Sunday, September 30, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Round Mt., Albany Township

    Join us, Mahoosuc Land Trust, and Western Foothills Land Trust on this hike as part of Second Nature Adventure Challenge. This relatively short, intermediate hike has fantastic mountain views at the summit. This is a great way to grab your online badge for the SNAC program while hiking with companions!

    Meet in the parking area located 1.2 miles on Hunts Corner Road (from intersection of Vernon St. and Rt. 5) on left. It is not marked on the road but there is a sign once you are in the parking lot.

    • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    • 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Bethel Village Trails

    Our newest sponsor is coming to Bethel! Come try on trail running shoes from Altra, known for their light, zero-drop shoes and roomy toe-box. We're super psyched that Mike Burch from Altra is making the trip from Boston with a car full of shoes to try on. He'll also give away a pair to one lucky winner!

    Our other sponsors, True North Adventureware and The Bethel Inn Resort, will be on hand to raffle off some amazing prizes.

    We'll meet at our usual Friday trail run location next to the tennis court at The Bethel Inn Resort. This will be our last run of the season, so don't miss it!

Past events

Friday, September 14, 2018 Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Friday, July 20, 2018 A Night for Trails
Friday, July 20, 2018 Community Forest Hike
Sunday, July 01, 2018 Trail Work Day
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Community Forest Planning Committee Meeting
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Flying Moose Classic
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Community Forest Planning Committee Meeting
Sunday, February 11, 2018 Snowshoe Tour at the proposed Bethel Community Forest
Saturday, February 10, 2018 Snowmaggedon at Bethel Village Trails
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Community Forest Planning Committee Meeting
Sunday, December 03, 2017 Bethel Village Trails Volunteer Move-In Day
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Community Forest Planning Committee Meeting
Friday, October 20, 2017 Our LAST Friday Trail Run!
Sunday, October 15, 2017 Community Forest Walk
Sunday, October 01, 2017 Bacon Hill Guided Mountain Bike Ride
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Bethel Village Trails Guided Mountain Bike Tour
Friday, September 29, 2017 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Bacon Hill Volunteer Day
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Community Forest Meeting
Friday, August 04, 2017 Friday Trail Running Series
Friday, July 14, 2017 A Night for Trails
Friday, July 14, 2017 2-Day Season Membership Sale
Saturday, October 01, 2016 MYTaSC Fall Skills Weekend
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Saturday, June 04, 2016 Maine Youth Trail and Stewardship Coalition (MYTaSC)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Weekly Hiking Series-Step Falls
Thursday, May 12, 2016 After Hours Hike
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Giving Tuesday
Saturday, June 13, 2015 Mahoosuc Pathways Fundraiser with Friends
Saturday, May 02, 2015 Mt. Will Green-Up Day
Saturday, September 27, 2014 Mt. Will hike
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Bingham Forest
Monday, August 04, 2014 Oxford County Conservation Corps
Saturday, August 02, 2014 Mt. Will South Ledges upgrade
Saturday, July 26, 2014 Mt. Will Trail Day
Friday, June 27, 2014 Mt. Will - summer work preview
Saturday, February 15, 2014 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend - Snowshoeing for Fun & Recreation
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Let's Talk Biking - Healthy Oxford Maine
Sunday, September 29, 2013 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend - Mountain Bike at Bingham Forest
Friday, September 27, 2013 Great Maine Outdoors Weekend - Sunset Hike at Mt. Will
Sunday, June 02, 2013 Grape-Nuts Fit Summit Sampler at Puzzle Mountain
Thursday, May 30, 2013 2nd Annual Spring Social
Sunday, February 17, 2013 Great Maine Outdoors Weekend - Bingham Forest Snowshoe
Saturday, September 29, 2012 Great Maine Outdoors Weekend - trail work
Monday, September 24, 2012 Mahoosuc Pathways Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 17, 2012 Spring Social
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Bethel Conservation Commission - Bingham Land Use
Monday, December 12, 2011 Bethel Conservation Commission - Bingham Land Use

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