Best Easy Day Hikes Camden Guide Book

by Greg Westrich (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Camden  by Greg Westrich

136pp/desc/maps
ISBN: 9781493010004

Featuring a range of hikes covering all of the coastal and inland areas within an hour's drive of Camden from Stockton Springs to Boothbay, Best Easy Day Hikes Camden is an essential hiking companion. Whether you prefer long or short hikes, populated areas or quiet woods, you’ll have plenty of options, including several lesser-known hikes. Each hike includes concise descriptions, GPS coordinates, and detailed maps.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 26.
... Preview: The open rock summit of Bald Rock Mountain has views as fine as any in the Camden Hills, yet you are unlikely to see another hiker on the trail. From the summit you have a sweeping view of Penobscot B ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Lincolnville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: This hike climbs gently through a commercial blueberry barren to the summit of Beech Hill. On the summit is a recently renovated lodge surrounded by a lawn with views in every direction. To the north ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Camden, ME - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The Crook Trail crosses a meadow, then follows upstream along the Pemaquid River through a ferny woods. After leaving the river, a side trail leads north to Boyd Pond—a wide spot in the river. The hik ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Whitefield, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: The hike around Dodge Point Public Reserved Land passes through a mature oak-pine forest along the Ravine Trail through land covered by deep glacial till. The hike passes man-made Ice Pond, which has ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Newcastle, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: The mostly flat hike around Fernald’s Neck offers fine views of Lake Megunticook and opportunities for swimming. The lake is surrounded by mountains, most notably the Camden Hills to the east. Maiden ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Lincolnville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: More than a hike, this is a stroll around Fort Point. You walk through the site of Fort Pownal on your way to the shore where the lighthouse is perched atop a high bluff overlooking the mouth of the P ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Searsport, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.9
... Preview: Frye Mountain lies across the headwaters of Bartlett Stream, which feeds the St. George River through Quantabacook Lake. The hike follows the northernmost section of the Georges Highland Path to the m ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Liberty, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This hike switchbacks up the side of Hatchet Mountain on the road built to get to the cell tower on the summit. The broken rock underfoot and along the trail is stained bright orange with iron. Fr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Hope, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: The trail winds through a mixed forest dominated by white pine to Hockomock Point, with several self-guided nature trail markers along the way. Across a narrow channel is Hog Island, the Audubon cam ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Waldoboro, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This hike follows the Georges Highland Path west from ME 220 to the summit of Hogback Mountain. The trail first climbs Hogback Ledges, then contours south around the ledges through a forest dominated ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Liberty, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
... Preview: Knight Pond is nestled in a quiet valley between Ducktrap Mountain and rolling hills to the north. The hike leads along the shore to a rocky point covered with mature white pines. You then hike back t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Northport, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: The Hoyt Trail drops through open woods, carpeted with ferns and spring wildflowers, to the marshy Meadow Brook. The Ellis Trail passes through an oak-pine forest to the shore with an unobstructed vie ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Bristol, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: The White Trail in Linekin Preserve passes through a mature forest with a carpet of spring wildflowers and ferns, passing an active vernal pool. The trail then reaches the Damariscotta River atop a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Boothbay Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.9
... Preview: This short hike passes through several distinct ecosystems. First you descend through a mixed forest along a small stream. Then you cross a large meadow on your way to Meadow Cove Creek. The trail fol ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Boothbay Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: The Maiden Cliff Trail climbs steeply up to the cliffs. Maiden Cliff offers fine views of the mountains to the west across Lake Megunticook. To the south, across Camden, the islands of Penobscot Bay m ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Camden, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: The trail through the Martin Point Preserve first passes Crystal Pond—a picture-perfect freshwater pond surrounded by forest within sight of the ocean. A short walk along its shore leads to a beaver l ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Friendship, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Mount Megunticook is the highest of the Camden Hills. The hike to Ocean Lookout on the Mount Megunticook Trail climbs over metamorphic sedimentary rock through a hardwood forest that comes alive with ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Camden, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: The hike follows South Trail through evergreens along the most picturesque stone wall. The trail then drops down into a maple swamp with an understory of skunk cabbage. The trail continues all the way ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Friendship, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: The Eastern Shore Loop follows the shore of Cross River— what appears to be a lake surrounded by evergreens but is actually a bay. The trail reaches a rocky point where the river flows out into this b ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Boothbay Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: The hike follows the Georges Highland Path through a gated pasture with grazing steers and into the woods. You climb gently on an abandoned road, then more steeply on a footpath. The trail passes ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Camden"
Hope, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4

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