If you’re looking to explore some of our Pine Tree State’s natural beauty, this spot needs to be on your summer checklist!

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Maine is incredibly beautiful, and as Mainers, we're truly fortunate to live here. Sometimes, we actually forget how spoiled we really are.

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Folks 'from away' might not understand how we can take our surroundings for granted, but for us, it's just part of everyday life in Vacationland.

Seriously, no matter where you are in Maine, you're always close to nature's beauty. Even in the bigger cities like Portland and Bangor, you're just moments from a swim at your favorite pond, river, or lake.

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Among the many wonders waiting to be discovered and explored are Maine's waterfalls, which may not be the first thing you think of when you think of summer in Maine, but they’re truly special.

But how does someone determine and identify the most gorgeous waterfall in Maine?

Well, Tim Cooke's recent article on MSN highlights some of the most stunning waterfalls across America, showcasing ‘The Most Gorgeous Waterfall in Every State.’

Cooke's methodology in selecting these waterfalls is straightforward and transparent, creating a list for folks who love exploring, made by folks who love exploring.

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So with all of this being said, what is Maine’s most gorgeous waterfall?

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MSN’s pick for our Pine Tree State’s most gorgeous waterfall is one of Maine’s most famous, Moxie Falls. Tim Cooke had the following to say about Moxie Falls,

One of New England’s tallest waterfalls, Moxie Falls near The Forks, plunges over a 90-foot cliff into an immaculate pool below. The surrounding wilderness trails offer an immersive outdoor experience, highlighting the wild charm of Maine’s backcountry.

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We love The Forks, don’t we? What are your thoughts on Moxie Falls being named Maine’s most gorgeous waterfall? Have you ever been and are you planning on visiting this summer?

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