Great Pond Trail

Acadia National Park, Maine

Elevation Gain876ft
Trailhead Elevation62ft
Elevation Min/Max60/495ft
Elevation Start/End62/62ft

Great Pond Trail

Great Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 62 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 876 feet. The trail ends near the perpendicular trail sign and trail sign information guideposts. This trail connects with the following: Perpendicular Trail, Long Pond Trail and Great Notch Trail.

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Hiking Acadia National Park (Falcon Guides)
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"The Great Pond Trail is a pleasant walk offering the possibility of sunning on big, flat rocks or seeing dozens of herring gulls soar on the wind above what is also known as Long Pond. The trail can also serve as a jumping-off point for some of the challenging hikes up Western Mountain. Highlights: Mostly flat walk along southwest shore of Long (Great) Pond, the largest body of fresh water on Mount Desert Island."

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Acadia National Park
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Acadia National Park
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USGS Acadia National Park and Vicinity Map
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