Houlton Activities

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Biking & Hiking

  • Meduxnekeag River Trail Riverfront Park, 49 North St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • This scenic trail is great for bikers, walkers, fishermen, birders, picnics, and skiing! Starting at the Riverfront Park, the trail follows the Meduxnekeag River.
  • Southern Bangor & Aroostook Trail Presque Isle and Houlton, ME 04730
    • This 37-mile trail runs mostly through farmland and occasionally goes into forests and wetlands. It is part of a 1,200-mile network of thoroughfares for ATVs in the county, which is the largest east of the Mississippi River.


  • Houlton/ Canadian Border KOA 659 North St, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-6739
    • Spacious grass sites, bathhouse, and laundry room. The recreation and dining rooms are great for groups to have meals, dances, reunions, and other get-togethers. They are open from May 5 to October 9, pets are allowed, and Wi-Fi is available.


  • Black Fly Brewfest Millar Civic Center, 94 Randall Ave, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Weekend-long event in mid-May welcoming over 30 brewers and wineries from throughout the state of Maine.
  • Houlton Agricultural Fair 128 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730 | 207-694-1395
    • Come enjoy a day at the Houlton with rides, games, photo /painting contests, and concession stands (food and merchandise). There’s also a pig scramble, mud runs, farm animals, pony rides, and much more. The event takes place on the 4th of July weekend.
  • Houlton Holiday Light Parade Market Square, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Yearly parade held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving featuring Mr. & Mrs. Claus!
  • Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race From New Limerick to the Riverfront Park, 49 North St, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-4216
    • This annual spring event has taken place for over 35 years. About 100 paddlers will enter the river in New Limerick and race 9.5 miles to the Riverfront Park, where they’ll also enjoy lunch after finishing.
  • Midnight Madness 109 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • During the 4th of July weekend, this festival takes place in Market Square with vendors, food, and fun with a street fair vibe. There are fireworks sponsored by area businesses as well.
  • Moosestompers 128 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Numerous outdoor winter activities such as a snow run 5k, snow dance, light parade, antique sleds, and more!
  • Southern Aroostook Trade Show 94 Randall Ave, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Comprised of displays from about 45 local vendors! The host is the Chamber of Commerce Houlton.


  • Houlton Community Farmers’ Market Market Square, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-4214
    • Open-air market featuring locally grown-and-produced items, including vegetables, meats, cheese, baked goods, plants, and crafts. It is open on Saturdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Memorial Day weekend through October, rain or shine!


  • Aroostook County Historical And Art Museum White Memorial Building, 109 Main St, Houlton, ME | (207) 532-6984
    • Dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Houlton!
  • White Memorial Building 109 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • The Aroostook County Historic and Art Museum home was built in 1903. The original house at the site burned in 1902 and was rebuilt on the same foundation. The last owner was Stella White, who deeded it to the Town to be used as a museum. It was used as the Red Cross Headquarters during WWII. The building was designated as a National Historic Building in 1975.

Ice Skating

  • John Miller Civic Center 94 Randall Ave, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-1313
    • Check their Facebook page for public skate dates!


  • Houlton Parks & Recreation Department  128 Main St, Houlton, Maine 04730 | (207) 532-1310
    • With tennis and basketball courts, the Houlton Rec Department can also answer questions regarding Houlton parks and activities!
  • Monument Park Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Containing a civil war statue that is over a hundred years old!
  • Pierce Park 10 Lee Ct, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Home of the Boy and the Boot!

Rainy Day Activities

  • Cary Library 107 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-1302
    • Cultural and Intellectual center of the Houlton community!
  • Temple Cinema 18 Market Square, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-7600 
    • This theater, built in 1919, is one of the state’s oldest continuously operated movie theaters. It has kept its original fixtures wherever possible and has recently been updated and modernized. They also have fun specials, including free popcorn when you bring your own bowl on Wednesday nights and do birthdays and other events.


  • Meduxnekeag River Riverfront Park, 49 North St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • This river flows through Houlton, and a great access point is at the Riverfront Park. It is in a beautiful, scenic location, great for fishing, birdwatching, and swimming.

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