Outdoor Recreation

If outdoor recreation is on your list of things to do, you’ve come to the right place! How about a great hike, sea kayaking adventure, island bicycle tour, or schooner trip? Well, you can enjoy them all just a short stroll away from Grand Harbor Inn. Don’t forget the winter months, with activities such as downhill and xc skiing, snowshoeing or ice skating located right in our own backyard.

Maine Sport Outfitters

Guests of Grand Harbor Inn can receive 15% OFF on any Maine Sport Adventure or Outdoor Gear Rental. When booking online, use the promotional code “BVC15ms” and save big! Rentals discount applies for in-store pickup only. Other restrictions may apply.

After some basic paddling and safety instruction from your Registered Maine Guide, you’ll paddle at a leisurely pace towards Curtis Island, past cruising yachts, historic schooners, and a working lighthouse.

SUP Explore Tour

Our SUP instructors will walk each participant through the basic SUP skills before paddling on the beautiful Megunticook Lake or the more protected Megunticook River.

Outdoor Gear Rentals

Maine Sport rents gear for just about any outdoor adventure, year-round. Choose from bicycles, kayaks & canoes, SUPs, camping gear, snowshoes, ice skates, xc & downhill skis, and much more.

Appledore, Schooner, Camden, Maine

Schooner Appledore

Experience the Schooner Appledore, a traditional 86-foot wooden Windjammer, which offers two-hour tours out of Camden Harbor. Enjoy a sightseeing daysail on Penobscot Bay, where you can observe first-hand the wildlife, islands, lighthouses, lobster boats, and beautiful coast of Downeast Maine. The Appledore also offers charter sails for weddings, parties, family reunions, or any event that would be fun at sea. For more information, give them a call at (207) 236-8353, or visit appledore2.com.

Sloop Anjacaa

A 54-foot sloop, built by Palmer Johnson and designed by Sparkman and Stephens. Anjacaa was built for racing and cruising with a centerboard rig, designed so that she could get into most Maine harbors at any tide. Anjacaa is the perfect boat for private charters — a chartered sail can last from two hours to all day or even overnight. For more information, call (207) 236-4687 or visit www.sailanjacaa.com.

Camden Hills State Park, Camden, Maine

Camden Hills State Park

Nearby Camden Hills State Park offers unlimited hiking opportunities with incredible views of Penobscot Bay and Megunticook Lake atop Mt. Battie and Mt. Megunticook. Not into hiking, then consider their auto road to the top of Mt. Battie where you can drive to the top for a small fee and take in the views.

Camden Snow Bowl, Camden, Maine, Skiing

Camden Snow Bowl

The Camden Snow Bowl is a community owned ski and recreation area. From the summit of 1300′ Ragged Mountain, skiers and riders have an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean. In addition to alpine skiing and snowboarding, there are many other winter activities available at the Snow Bowl. A snow tubing slope provides fun for all family members, ice skating on Hosmer Pond and a thrilling 400′ toboggan chute. The National Toboggan Championships are held here the first weekend of February. There is also a cross country ski and snowshoeing trail available.