Most of the time when you see an easy hike for you in Maine, the payoff is going to be some incredible pool of water or iconic landmark. But what if you could do an easy hike that leads you to a "wasteland" that looks post-apocalyptic. There's a short hike in the town of Stonington that delivers just that. If you're into a mix or beauty and barren, Settlement Quarry Preserve is a must-visit. If you need more details on a self-guided tour, you'll find them at