Grandgent Trail

Acadia National Park, Maine

Elevation Gain1,065ft
Trailhead Elevation940ft
Elevation Min/Max730/1366ft
Elevation Start/End940/940ft

Grandgent Trail

Grandgent Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 940 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,065 feet. Gilmore Peak (elevation 951 feet) can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near Parkman Mountain (elevation 840 feet). There is also an information guidepost near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: Parkman Mountain Trail, Sargent East Cliffs Trail, Maple Spring Trail, Sargent Mountain South Ridge Trail, Giant Slide Trail and Sargent Northwest Trail.

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Hiking Acadia National Park (Falcon Guides)
Dolores Kong & Dan Ring
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"This hard-to-reach and strenuous trail is primarily used as a connector for loops up and down the steep west face of Sargent Mountain. It also takes you over the less-traveled Gilmore Peak with views from its 1,036-foot summit. Highlights: Difficult trail up west face of Sargent via Gilmore Peak."

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