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BinghamUnited States of America

Spot wildlife as you hike through miles of untamed woods and set out on a whitewater rafting adventure from this small Maine town.

Discover the wild and scenic terrain surrounding Bingham, a town whose welcome sign proudly proclaims its location at the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole. Outdoor enthusiasts flock here in all seasons to hunt, fish and hike.

Find the bulk of Bingham’s in-town attractions on Main Street. Look for the quaint Bingham Union Library, a blue wooden structure that resembles a cozy house from the outside. Outside the library, look for the Veteran's Memorial, which pays homage to locals who served in various conflicts, including World War II and the Vietnam War.

Learn about the history of the Upper Kennebec Valley at the Old Canada Road Historical Society. Browse through cemetery records, old newspaper clippings and more. Society members may be able to tell you more about the construction of the mighty Wyman Dam, which was built in nearby Moscow between 1928 and 1931.

Bingham sits in the heart of the Upper Kennebec Valley, a stunning natural area in the center of the state. Rent an ATV or snowmobile and explore the many paths snaking through the area. Go hiking along a portion of the Appalachian Trail and try mountain biking along clearly marked trails. The Kennebec River is popular for fishing excursions and whitewater rafting.

Venture just outside of town to see the Houston Brook Falls in Samoset. The 40-foot (12-meter) waterfall, which cascades dramatically into the creek below, makes for a great photo opportunity.

Note that the weather in Maine can vary hugely depending on when you visit. Sunny and mild summers give way to snowy and frigid winters, so pack accordingly depending on the season. Take advantage of winter weather at Baker Mountain Ski Area. With three beginner runs and two intermediate ones, skiers can hit the slopes regardless of their level of experience.

Find small-town charm and expansive wilderness in Bingham.

Top Hotels in Bingham

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Private, Two-acre Campsite on Beautiful Maine Stream With Cozy, Rustic Cabin
Private, Two-acre Campsite on Beautiful Maine Stream With Cozy, Rustic Cabin
Bingham, ME

Situated on the waterfront, this romantic cabin is 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from Wyman Lake and within 25 mi (40 km) of Moxie Pond and Moxie Falls. West Forks Town Hall ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"We had an amazing ,peaceful time . We are definitely coming back next year."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Private, Two-acre Campsite on Beautiful Maine Stream With Cozy, Rustic Cabin
Bingham Motor Inn & Sports Complex
Bingham Motor Inn & Sports Complex
2 out of 5
Route 201, Bingham, ME
The price is $95 per night

Situated in a rural location, this motel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Houston Brook Falls and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Wyman Lake. Embden Pond is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) ...

3.7/5Good! (55 reviews)

"It is in an extremely beautiful location. Quiet. Comfortable rooms. Well kept grounds! Easy parking."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Bingham Motor Inn & Sports Complex
Cozy Cabin w/ Stunning View
Cozy Cabin w/ Stunning View
Bingham, ME

Situated in the mountains, this romantic cabin is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Houston Brook Falls and within 12 mi (20 km) of Wyman Lake and Embden Pond. Inland Hospital ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful and new property, great views, plenty of things to do!

"Very easy to book and location of property is not too secluded from grocery stores and restaurants. I stayed with a total of 6 people (including myself) and it was comfortable. Kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils and cleaning products. The cabin sits on a hill and looks into trees and in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Cozy Cabin w/ Stunning View

Popular places to visit in Bingham

Wyman Lake
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Wyman Lake

5/5(1 review)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Wyman Lake during your travels in Bingham.

Houston Brook Falls
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Houston Brook Falls

Explore the great outdoors at Houston Brook Falls, a lovely green space in Moscow.

Sugarloaf Ski Resort
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Sugarloaf Ski Resort

4.5/5(30 reviews)

Hit the slopes at Sugarloaf Ski Resort, a top ski area in Carrabassett Valley. Discover the area's mountain views and sunrises.

Moosehead Lake
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Moosehead Lake

4.5/5(42 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Moosehead Lake, a popular spot to commune with nature in Northwest Piscataquis. While you're in the area, stroll along the lakeside.

Moxie Falls
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Moxie Falls

5/5(6 reviews)

Take advantage of the well-maintained paths and observation decks that provide easy access to viewing these spectacular falls that have one of the highest vertical drops in New England.

Lily Bay State Park
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Lily Bay State Park

4.5/5(14 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lily Bay State Park, a lovely green space in Beaver Cove. While you're in the area, stroll along the lakeside.

Reviews of Bingham


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Sep 7, 2018

We were here for a wedding. I would never willingly go back.

Cities near Bingham

Solon featuring a house and farmland


The Forks featuring a cascade

West Forks

The Forks featuring forest scenes, tranquil scenes and a river or creek

The Forks

Sugarloaf showing signage and mountains