Bates Outing Club Archives


April 11, 2017 10:36 pm

Jordan Pond

Description Jordan Pond is a classic Acadia National Park destination. It’s located right off of the park loop road and…


March 23, 2017 7:37 pm

Riverlands State Park

Description Androscoggin Riverlands is a free State Park located in about 10 miles from campus in Turner. The park has…


March 23, 2017 6:54 pm


Description Thorncrag is a bird sanctuary located less than two miles from campus! There is an extensive trail network managed…


March 17, 2017 11:50 am

The Beehive

Description The Beehive is a classic easy hike located in Acadia National Park. There are two trails to the summit….


March 17, 2017 11:31 am

Sand Beach

Description Sand Beach is one of the iconic landmarks located in Acadia National Park. This sandy beach is tucked away…


March 10, 2017 8:56 am

Higgins Beach

Description Higgins beach is located just south of Portland in Scarborough. The beach itself is great for chillin and taking…


March 9, 2017 8:56 pm

Popham Beach State Park

Description Popham is an incredible  beach and home to the Bates Outing Club annual fall clam bake. At low tide,…


March 8, 2017 7:45 pm

Little Concord Pond

Description Little Concord Pond is reached by a 15 minute hike on a flat easy trail. Once you reach the…