- Our list of the best things to do in Bethel, Maine, features the top 52 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bethel, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Winter Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Bethel, ME , followed by 38 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gorham, Bridgton, Berlin, Jackson, Newry, Mount Washington, Topsham and East Burke
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95% 123 votes
Grafton Notch State Park is a popular hiking destination offering challenging trails along the Mahoosuc mountain range as well as relatively easy hikes which lead to many waterfalls, including the famous Screw Augur Falls, and numerous gorges.
92% 36 votes
121 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217 MoreLess Info
Canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards can be rented at Bethel Outdoor Adventure so visitors can explore the surrounding rivers. It also has a geology tour where visitors can discover gems from a mine.
87% 105 votes
Sunday River Covered Bridge is an old wooden bridge dating back to 1852. It is a popular local landmark and offers beautiful views of the river below.
88% 272 votes
Sunday River Access Road, Bethel, ME 4217 MoreLess Info
Sunday River Ski Resort is one of the premier ski resorts in Maine featuring more than a hundred ski trails traversing a terrain of interconnected peaks which can be enjoyed both by novice as well as expert skiers.
94% 18 votes
Mount Will Walking Trail is a moderately difficult loop trail which features elevation changes and passes below the summit of Mount Will offering scenic views of the surrounding landscape.
82% 11 votes
Spanning around three acres, Bethel Hill Common is an oval-shaped green area bordered by historically significant buildings. The area is now a common with New England character, with street lamps, a variety of shrubs and perennials, and a watering trough.
100% 5 votes
Route 26, Bethel, ME MoreLess Info
Situated next to the Little Androscoggin River, Bethel Pathway is a walking path that weaves through the surrounding forest. The path is short, culminating in 1 mile long, and has a playground for children near the river.
100% 4 votes
Part of the Mahoosuc Range, Goose Eye Mountain is part of a wilderness area managed by the state. The mountain features expansive views of the rest of the range, with two fairly advanced skill overnight hiking trails leading to the summit.
85% 13 votes
29 Sunday River Rd, Bethel, ME 4217 MoreLess Info
Under new ownership, Sunday River Brewing Company was recently renovated to give it a fresh look and appeal. And an on-site pub allows guests to taste their brews while also enjoying a meal.
100% 1 votes
With pumpkinseed sunfish, hornpouts, brook trouts, and many more fishes, Shagg Pond offers visitors a pond to fish in while taking in the surrounding mountain views. Visitors can bring boats via a dirt access path.