Ledge Trail

Acadia National Park, Maine

Distance0.5mi
Elevation Gain515ft
Trailhead Elevation208ft
Top642ft
Elevation Min/Max208/642ft
Elevation Start/End208/208ft

Ledge Trail

Ledge Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 208 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 515 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Saint Sauveur Mountain Trail.

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Hiking Acadia National Park (Falcon Guides)
Dolores Kong & Dan Ring
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"Built in the early 1900s, the Ledge Trail is a loop that connects to the St. Sauveur Trail and provides the shortest way up the 679-foot wooded summit of St. Sauveur Mountain. It also provides a less strenuous approach to the views of Valley Peak than the shorter but steeper Valley Peak Trail. From the Ledge Trailhead, go left over a wooden bridge and take a sharp left along a rock face. Climb gradually up stone steps to a junction at 0.2 mile. Head right (southeast) toward St. Sauveur Mountain. The trail climbs fairly steeply up a wooded mountainside here with rocks and roots along the way. Follow the blue blazes along the rocky ledges that the trail is named after. When the trail begins to curve left (north), views of the fire tower on Beech Mountain are visible through the trees to the west." Read more

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Trail Information

Acadia National Park
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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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Dec 2018