Backpacking Trails in Maine
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Backpacking Trails in Maine

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5 - 99 mi
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Maine has 25 backpacking trails. These trails range from 5.6 to 99.4 miles in length. The most popular trails are The 100-Mile Wilderness, Bigelows Trail and Caribou-Speckled Mountain Wilderness. Trails.com member Sophie A. recently completed Chimney Pond.
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Surrounded on three sides by soaring granite cliffs, Chimney Pond sits in the mountainous ...
Located at the farthest end of Maine’s coast, the Cutler Coast is often muddy, foggy, ...
Leave behind the trod and trammeled trails of Katahdin for a hauntingly wild landscape ...
The 100-Mile Wilderness encompasses the longest section of the Appalachian Trail (AT) ...
The relatively straight southern Maine coast is interrupted by Casco Bay, filled with ...
The centerpiece of a 36,000-acre preserve permanently protected by Maine voters in 1976, ...
Recently completed, the Grafton Loop combines 30 miles of new hiking terrain with 8.6 ...
Many people think of Maine in terms of the coastline alone, but the vast interior of the ...
Mount Desert is the coast’s largest and most dramatic island, with Cadillac Mountain rising ...
Penobscot Bay is lined with classic Maine seaport towns from Camden to Castine and is ...
The mid-coast section, northeast of Casco Bay, resembles Norwegian fjords with a network ...
The lofty Camden Hills are the highest coastal promontories on the Eastern seaboard south ...
Bigelow Range creases the landscape of western Maine, a long, rocky ridge dotted with ...
The Mahoosuc Range straddles the Maine–New Hampshire border northeast of the White Mountains. ...
Speckled Mountain hides in the eastern Whites. Secluded east of the Baldface Range, ...
The southern section of the Maine shore begins at Kittery with salt marshes and fine sand ...
Russell Pond is a backcountry campground in the Wassataquoik Valley in the center of Baxter ...
The view of Katahdin from the south shore of Katahdin Lake was made famous by painters ...
The Northwest Basin, one of Katahdin’s three basins, is surrounded by towering cliffs ...
Summit three Acadia peaks on an 8.8-mile loop, traversing the rugged topography of Mount ...
The most spectacular high-elevation hike in Maine outside of Baxter State Park, the loop ...
Proposed to be New Hampshire’s newest wilderness area, the Wild River watershed forms ...
The hike: Mainly used as a connector trail for long day hikes during an overnight camping ...
The trail takes some tricky turns across creek beds and along granite faces, so watch ...
The full Grafton Loop features about 30 miles of new trail around Grafton Notch, along ...
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