Mount Katahdin Trail

New City, Maine

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Steeped in Native American lore and legend, Mount Katahdin has inspired people for countless centuries. Rising like a large island above the flat valleys and lesser peaks surrounding it, the mountain’s headwalls and deep ravines are like no other. The rugged beauty of Mount Katahdin has lured visitors, experienced and novice hikers alike, for over 200 years. While many visitors underestimate the physical and natural challenges the mountain presents, those who are prepared and successfully complete the journey will have memories that last a lifetime.
Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast

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Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast

by Jeffrey Romano (The Mountaineers Books)

Steeped in Native American lore and legend, Mount Katahdin has inspired people for countless centuries. Rising like a large island above the flat valleys and lesser peaks surrounding it, the mountain’s headwalls and deep ravines are like no other.

The rugged beauty of Mount Katahdin has lured visitors, experienced and novice hikers alike, for over 200 years. While many visitors underestimate the physical and natural challenges the mountain presents, those who are prepared and successfully complete the journey will have memories that last a lifetime.

©  Jeffrey Romano/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: New City
Distance: 9.8
Elevation Gain: 4,050 feet
Trail Type: Several options
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 9 to 12 hours
Season: May through October
Trailhead Elevation: 1,480 feet
Top Elevation: 5,267 feet
Local Contacts: Baxter State Park
Local Maps: USGS Mount Katahdin and Katahdin Lake
Driving Directions: Directions to Mount Katahdin Trail

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