We Need the Trails End Festival in Millinocket, Maine

The Fabulous Baxter State Park Crew at Trails End ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

The Fabulous Baxter State Park Crew at Trails End ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

We all need to visit the Appalachian Trail Community of Millinocket, Maine, for the Trails End Festival, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, September 18-20, 2015.

My happy memories are fresh from the 2013 Trails End Festival.

The good old days. Before Katahdin became a bitter battleground over spilled champagne and rowdy hikers, and folks freaked about A Walk in the Woods.

We need a break. We need the Trails End Festival.

Kind folks from around Katahdin offer their best food, fun, games and free music to their family of Appalachian Trail and other hikers.

Ace the Thru-Hiker in the Shadow of Mt. Katahdin ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Ace the Thru-Hiker in the Shadow of Mt. Katahdin ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Enjoy lunch at the iconic Appalachian Trail Cafe. Quietly ask for the secret directions to Golden Road, the way to Abol Bridge and views of Baxter Peak.

On Friday at 5:30, sample and judge the Chili Cookoff at Veterans Park for only $5.00.

Appalachian Trail hikers are scurrying to Katahdin. Cheer them toward their goal -- the end of the Appalachian Trail -- at the Trails End Festival.

It's not the biggest or fanciest. It's simply the one you must attend at least once. Or twice.

Before the end of your trail.

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Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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