• Student-led trips and excursions
  • Equipment and gear sign-out / rentals
  • Clinics and lessons
  • Certification and training opportunities

Where to? You name it!

Mt_BikingMountain Biking

Our mountain bike rides are lead by enthusiastic knowledge riders with a true passion for the sport. Rides include local trails in Farmington as well as trips to popular destinations like Carrabassett Valley Maine and Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal Maine.

We hold a weekly ride on Wednesdays starting from the Mainley Outdoors building. Rental mountain bikes are available.

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KayakingPaddling

Our paddling trips include canoes and kayaks and are lead by enthusiastic and knowledgeable paddlers with a true passion for the sport. Paddles include local waterways like the Sandy River, Clearwater, and Wilson Lake. Our trips include the Kennebec from Solon to North Anson, and paddling the Flagstaff and Rangeley Lakes region. We provide the gear — you bring the passion!

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Mountain_overlookHiking

Our hiking trips are lead by enthusiastic knowledgeable hikers with a true passion for the sport. Hikes include local trails in the Farmington area such as Titcomb, Pico Cliffs, Bald Mountain in Weld, all the way to Sugarloaf, Bigelow Mountain and the Bethel area. Rental walking poles, packs, and gear are available.

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Snowshoeing_bridgeWinter Sports

Our winter sports are lead by enthusiastic knowledgeable winter enthusiasts with a true passion for the winter. Activities include snowshoeing, x-country skiing, alpine skiing,and ice skating. We find time for a fun sledding trip times too! Trips include Titcomb Mountain, Flint Woods, Sugarloaf, Black Mountain, Sunday River and more. We provide the gear — you bring the passion!

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Other Programs

Mainley Outdoors, is just that! We support all and any activities and recreation that can take place in the outdoors. We host annual golf tournament, canoe race, horseback riding trips, high ropes course — you name it.

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Equipment & Gear Available for Sign-out / Rental

We know not everyone has a garage-full of outdoor gear, so Mainely Outdoors offers an ever-growing inventory of equipment for sign-out / rental for students and community members. Get geared up, and get out there!

Daily rentals for UMF students are FREE!

Kayak Package (Kayak, Paddle, PFD)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $5/day
FRC Member $20/day
Public $25/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Canoe Package (Canoe, 2 Paddles, 2 PFDs)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $5/day
FRC Member $25/day
Public $35/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Paddle Board Package (Paddle Board, Paddle, PFD)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $5/day
FRC Member $20/day
Public $25/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Mountain Bike w/helmet

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $3/day
FRC Member $25/day
Public $20/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Helmet

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $5/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Snowshoes

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $5/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Nordic Package (skis, poles, boots)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $8/day
FRC Member $9/day
Public $14/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Nordic Skis

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $3/day
FRC Member $5/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Nordic Boots

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $3/day
FRC Member $4/day
Public $5/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Nordic Poles (set)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $2/day
Public $3/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Backpack

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $4/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Stove (Coleman Type)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $3/day
Public $5/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Pack Stove Package (w/fuel canister)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $4/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Cookware Set (2 person or 4 person)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $3/day
Public $4/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Tent (2, 4, or 6 person)

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $3/day
FRC Member $5/day
Public $8/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Sleeping Bag w/Liner

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $4/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

Sleeping Pad

UMF Students (after FREE daily rental) $2/day
FRC Member $4/day
Public $6/day

* 5 day weekly rate = 3x daily rate

For more information on Mainely Outdoors trips or rentals, contact:

Andrew Willihan
Outdoor Recreation Coordinator
tel 207-778-7373
mainelyoutdoors@maine.edu

We want to hear from you!

Have an idea for a cool outdoor trip? Interested in a specific clinic or lesson? Send us your suggestions, comments and questions: mainelyoutdoors@maine.edu


Contact Us

UMF Fitness & Recreation Center
University of Maine at Farmington
152 Quebec Street
Farmington, ME 04938
telĀ  207-778-7495
fax 207-778-7202
umffrc@maine.edu