Uplifting every member of Maine Outdoor Brands is our mission all year-long, but there’s something about the holidays that makes us want to show off how shiny and bright they truly are. This dynamic coalition of outdoor brands is a force of nature that propels our state’s economy forward and preserves the Maine outdoor way of life for those near and far. 
Whether you’re a vacationland local or miles away from the Pine Tree State, this holiday season you can give the gift of handmade craftsmanship that Maine is known for with our curated gift guide.
Shopping from the Maine Outdoor Brand gift guide means having a fa-la-la-lot of options. From cozy and stylish apparel rooted in the state’s heritage traditions, to high-performance outdoor gear that’s truly best-in-class, or the gift of making memories with loved ones in our beautiful state—there’s something for everyone on your list. 
To help you navigate the busyness of the season with ease, we’ve compiled a selection of Maine-made gifts for the outdoor lovers in your life, handpicked by our member brands, for one seriously happy holiday. 

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Merry Memory Making

Give the gift of an unforgettable outdoor experience in Maine

1 day packrafting pass with Packraft Maine

Packrafts are a new way to explore Maine’s waters and woods -- lightweight inflatable boats that roll up to a small packable size. Packrafts can easily be packed in a backpack or on a bicycle, allowing us to offer lower impact paddling trips.

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Maine Coast Climbing Adventure

"Novice or expert, Equinox is a fantastic guiding service with wonderfully friendly professionals. You can trust them to hold your line as well as providing you a great time." - Alex Chassé

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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Membership

Give the gift of a year of adventures in the outdoors with a membership to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. With a Family Membership, you unlock free tickets for two adults in the same household and their children or grandchildren under 18. Benefits include free events, class discounts, and member-only pricing for Gardens Aglow. Your membership also supports our mission to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature through horticulture, education, and research.

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Port Clyde to Waterman’s Beach Tour

Join Maine Sport Outfitters on an overnight "paddle-Inn" tour “downeast” navigating past granite islands, bold headlands and a favorite lobster shack. You’ll land steps from your seaside bed and breakfast and hike to a quarry for a swim before dinner. The trip ends at a local seaside brewery for a very well deserved beer and food truck fare.

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On the Water

Gifts for those with gills

Wooden Surfboard Built to Last a Lifetime

Workshops, kits, classes, and completes! At Grain, we design, build, and help you build true wooden surfboards with the idea that they will never see the landfill. Shop Grain for the holidays for a thoughtful gift for the surfer or crafter in your life.

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Maine Fly Co Little River Fly Rod

Just when you think your favorite angler has it all.... the limited edition Little River ~ 7'9" 3W

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Shaw and Tenney Penobscot Traditional Canoe Paddle

Give a true piece of history with a traditional paddle handcrafted by master Maine builders leading the way since 1858. The Penobscot Paddle is their best selling, most versatile paddle. It features a beaver tail blade and a pear shaped handle that is great for all-day paddling.

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On the Snow

Top picks for alpine adventurers

Amalgam Skis Keyway Backcountry Ski

Handcrafted skis built here in Maine for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Hand selected for grain & structure, the Keyway’s made with a Maine spruce wooden core and a full carbon layup. Designed to be light and nimble for the uphill climbs without sacrificing the downhill performance Amalgam is known for

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Benoits’ Vintage-Inspired Ski Mountain Banner

An excellent gift for the avid skier in your life! Choose from 75 mountains with classic skiing illustrations to create a timeless piece that will look great in any home or mountain cabin.

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Opolis’ Fully Sustainable High Performance Ski/Snowboard Goggles

Each pair of Opolis goggles is made from 10 plastic bottles that have been pulled directly from the environment to give you more sustainable protection on the mountain.

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On the Mountain

Gifts for climbers, hikers, and campers 

Wonderwall Crag Bag from Sterling Rope

The Wonderwall 33L is a top-loading, roll-top pack that gives trad and sport climbers access to a wide variety of packing options, making it one of the most versatile crag packs in the world. The wide mouth front zipper opening allows fast and easy access to all of your gear. The Wonderwall Crag Bag is named after the classic route at Otter Cliffs in Acadia National Park, Maine.

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Oterra First Aid Kit

The one piece of gear everyone needs. This kit is compact, durable, made from waterproof materials and stocked with the essentials.

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Brant & Cochran Allagash Cruiser Axe

Hand-forged in South Portland, the Allagash Cruiser is a Maine wedge pattern camp axe that Field & Stream Magazine calls one of the four best axes in the world. Tradition. Craft. Quality. Brant & Cochran.

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Outdoor Movement Project Trail Guide

This guide takes you to 100 trails in Southern Maine, geared towards all levels of hikers. It will show you that beauty can be found in your backyard and that hiking is for any season, any age, and any ability.

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Comfort and Joy

All things cozy, warm, and bright

Series Three Bundle of Maine The Way Magazine

Series Three looks at Maine through the lens of the four coordinates, but also at the ways humans and nature interact in our state. This bundle makes the perfect gift for those passionate about Maine and eager to learn more.

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Old Maine Outfitters’ Striper Flag

A perfect addition to your home or boat. Rep Maine and protect our fisheries. 25% of profits will be donated to the American Saltwater Guides Associate to help support striped bass conservation.

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Maine Casual Wooden Beach and Deck Chair

Top quality folding chairs inspired by the rich tradition of boatbuilding and craftsmanship in Maine. Ships anywhere!

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Tiny Trailblazers

Gear up your little adventurers!

Havea Kid’s Swim Fins from Kit

Made of upcycled natural rubber and colored with plant-based pigments these adorable swim fins will get everyone excited to swim like a fish! These fins are not only adorable, but they encourage correct form when swimming to build confidence in the water. Perfect for the pool or the beach!

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The Summer Ecology Academy at River Bend Farm

An immersive, ecology-focused summer learning experience designed for middle school-aged campers. During a week-long program, campers will enjoy ecosystem exploration, campfires with new friends, and canoeing the Saco River!

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Winter Sky Sweatshirt from Peace House Studio

Organic cotton with just the right amount of stretch. Rich colors and bold patterns make it easy to mix and match — all year long!

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The WinterKids App

The WinterKids App is your connection to outdoor winter activities in Maine with over 50 free admission tickets for kids to try alpine skiing, ice skating and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, along with great discounts at ski and snowboard shops across the state! Family Memberships are $40 and cover a family of 5 for the whole year, but you can save $10 by using promo code MOB24 when signing up!

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A Taste of Maine

Share the local fare with anyone, anywhere

Grandy Organics Coconola

Take on a road trip or toss in a bowl. Every single Grandy Organics product is made from real goodness to fuel life’s adventures.

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Good To-Go Cups

Good To-Go's new microwave cup meals are crafted with convenience and quality in mind. Now you can experience a meal created by a Michelin-starred restaurateur in the comfort of your own home, at work, or wherever life takes you!

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Maine-Made Apparel

High quality Maine-crafted comfort

Arctic Lynx postpartum leggings

High-performance postpartum leggings designed to support them while they take on motherhood.

"I love how they stay in place, have a compressive feel without being too restrictive, and are soft and light on my skin. I highly recommend this product!"

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Reclaimed Maine Pine Tree Coast Collection

The Maine Pine Tree Coast Collection combines our love for Maine's forest and coast, our mission to protect it, and our desire to explore it as often as we can! Each year, 10% of net proceeds are donated from this collection to the Natural Resources Council of Maine in order to help protect, conserve, and reclaim Maine’s environment. Protecting the places we love to explore.

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Swell Affair “Surf Maine” Hat

Support the scene, Surf Maine. Performance poly fabric. Lightweight, breathable, and moisture-wicking. Unstructured low-sweep profile with flat brim. Black nylon backstrap with plastic slider and buckle.

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Flowfold Portland Phone Bag

Minimalist style with modern charm, the Portland Phone Bag is a great solution for all those quick trips meant for carrying your phone, keys, wallets, and a few other small essentials. It is designed with a convertible strap that allows you to wear it crossbody or around your waist. Empty your pockets while still keeping everything close at hand.

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Gifts that Keep on Giving

For the minimalists and do-gooders in your life 

Maine Island Trail Association Crew Neck

Maine Island Trail merch matters for access and stewardship. Get geared up and rep your love of Maine's islands, whether you're exploring the Trail or out on the town.

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Kennebunk Land Trust Membership

Give the gift of nature! The Kennebunk Land Trust 2024 gift membership. Now in our 51st year, our mission is to permanently conserve and steward land to benefit natural and human communities. We are here for everyone with over 30 miles of trails and counting!

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Donation to Teens to Trails

Teens to Trails supports Maine middle and high school outdoor clubs through seasonal programming, grants to start and/or sustain clubs, and scholarships for outdoor adventure. Give $100, and $50 will go to the club of your choice. To find a list of current outdoor clubs, visit

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Portland Trails Membership

Members are our trail builders. Your annual contribution offers you exclusive rates to events, free snowshoe rentals, a free trail map, and the opportunity to connect to your community.

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