Best Easy Day Hikes Greenville, Maine  by Greg Westrich

Best Easy Day Hikes Greenville, Maine Guide Book

by Greg Westrich (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Greenville, Maine  by Greg Westrich
You’ll find the quick, nitty-gritty details of the hike: where the trailhead is located, total hike length, approximate hiking time, difficulty rating, type of trail terrain, best hiking season, other trail users you may encounter, whether a fee is required, and trail contacts (for updates on trail conditions).

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Greenville, Maine" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 25.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 25.

The trail climbs steadily to Barren Slide—a cliff with a large scree slope beneath it. From atop the slide and nearby Barren Ledges, you have fine views east, west, and across Onawa Lake to the south. ...
Monson, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.9
Big Moose Mountain dominates the skyline west of Moosehead Lake. The trail climbs through hardwood forests of beech and maple past the abandoned fire warden’s cabin. Beyond the cabin the trail climbs ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
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Big Spencer Mountain’s open summit offers fine views in every direction. The trail, being an old fire warden’s trail, is steep and rocky but mercifully short. About halfway up the mountain the trail p ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
Borestone Mountain has a double summit visible from as far south as Charleston even though the mountain is only 1,981 feet high. The summit offers stunning views in every direction of the surrounding ...
Monson, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
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Boundary Bald offers fine 360-degree views. You can see well into Quebec and even New Hampshire as well as a large swath of northern Maine. The hike is very steep and rocky in places, but well worth t ...
Jackman, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
Burnt Jacket Mountain is a rounded dark green cone that rises from a peninsula that sticks out into Moosehead Lake between Greenville and Lily Bay. Three different trails climb the mountain. This hike ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
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Burnt Jacket Mountain rises between Holeb and Little Big Wood Pond north of the Moose River. The hike climbs to a granite outcropping below the summit. From this scrub pine– covered granite dome, you ...
Jackman, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
The hike follows the Appalachian Trail (AT) southbound from the Pleasant River to the summit of Chairback Mountain. The hike climbs steeply to a side trail to East Chairback Pond. From there the AT ro ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
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Coburn Mountain is the highest peak between the mountains of western Maine and Katahdin. But this remote mountain is rarely visited. The hike up the mountain is over varied and interesting terrain. Th ...
Jackman, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
Eagle Rock is an exposed promontory at the end of Big Moose Mountain’s northwest ridge. The hike climbs from Moore’s Bog up and over a shoulder of Big Moose Mountain, then follows the northwest ridge. ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.3
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Gulf Hagas is one of Maine’s deepest canyons. The hike follows the West Branch Pleasant River as it drops 400 feet in 4 miles through the Gulf. There are numerous waterfalls and rapids. The walls of t ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.2
The way the crow flies, Indian Falls is only a few miles from Little Wilson Falls. Both waterfalls are significant drops where small streams enter Big Wilson Stream’s steep-sided slate valley. India ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
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A short, but very steep trail winds up Indian Mountain to Laurie’s Ledge and an overlook just below the mountain’s summit. The two overlooks offer fine views of the surrounding mountains and ponds. Th ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
Little Kineo Mountain is part of the same rhyolite formation as Mount Kineo. The mountain rises just inland from its more famous sibling. The trail gently climbs the mountain up a series of steep, sta ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
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This hike follows the Laurie’s Ledge Trail down from the trailhead to Nation’s Nature Path. NNP is an easy loop that visits many of the area’s highlights. You visit First Little Lyford Pond, the AMC l ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
The rocky outcropping on Little Moose Mountain’s long ridge offers fine views across the Little and Big Moose Ponds of Big Moose Mountain. To the east is Moosehead Lake and the mountains across it. To ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
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This is one of the most challenging hikes in this guide. The climb is very steep, crossing several rock slides and climbing a nearly vertical chimney. Leave your dog and small children at home, and co ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
Little Wilson Falls, at 75 feet, is one of the highest in Maine. Little Wilson Stream drops from a calm pool into a narrow, black slate gorge overhung with dark cedars. Below the falls the stream casc ...
Monson, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
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Mount Kineo seems to rise out of the middle of Moosehead Lake. It’s part of the largest known mass of rhyolite. The hike first climbs along the edge of the high cliffs that are the mountain’s east fac ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
The two Notch Ponds don’t sit in a notch. Rather they are nestled against the shoulder of Little Moose Mountain’s western end where it drops down to Big Indian Pond. The trail follows the ponds’ out ...
Greenville, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
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