The Houlton area offers a wide range of four season recreation opportunities for all ages. With miles of hiking trails, river access, snowmobiling and ATV’ing right at your backdoor, you will never be at a loss for something to do.
Houlton is lucky to get an incredible average of 96 inches of snowfall a year. That, along with having over 2,300 miles of snowmobiling and ATV trails, leaves snow enthusiasts of all kinds with a variety of exciting options for winter fun.
With the days growing longer, plants sprouting and the smell of maple syrup filling the air, spring creates a sense of awakening to our beautiful, Northern Maine town.
As the snow begins to melt away, the warm weather welcomes some unique traditions you don’t want to miss! Syrup producers open their doors on Maine Maple Sunday to invite locals and visitors alike to try delicious syrups and candies. The Meduxnekeag River Race raises money for higher education and is always a fun way to welcome spring to The County.
Beautiful, warm summer days in Houlton have a way of bringing the outdoor enthusiasts to their favorite camp grounds trails, lakes and super summer events in and around Houlton.
Summer events in Houlton are sure to keep you on your toes. We have everything you and your family could want. Our coveted 4th of July events include Midnight Madness, the Houlton Agricultural Fair, 4th of July Parade and the Art’s & Crafts Fair! Feeling hungry? What better way to curb your appetite than with some Lobster to Go or at our annual Potato Feast? You can find local vendors every Wednesday and Saturday at our Community Market held in our beautiful historic downtown.
Autumn in Houlton, and Aroostook County as a whole, has to be one of the prettiest in the nation. Enjoy the crisp, cool mornings, colorful sunny days and evenings relaxing under the stars.
Maine is home to some of the best craft beer in the nation, and the Blackfly Brewfest in Houlton is the best place to celebrate that! Of course, you need some good food to go with that delicious beer. The Harvest Festival highlights our community markets and the bountiful farmers and their harvests in our area, offering great food and music. Our annual Halloween Spooktacular event offers the chance for everyone to get dressed in their spookiest best and wonder the town for treats galore!