Burnt Mountain Trail

Baxter State Park, Maine

Elevation Gain740ft
Trailhead Elevation1,085ft
Elevation Min/Max1085/1798ft
Elevation Start/End1085/1085ft

Burnt Mountain Trail

Burnt Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,085 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 740 feet. The Burnt Mountain Picnic Area picnic site is near the trailhead. The trail ends near Burnt Mountain (elevation 1,775 feet).

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Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park (Falcon Guides)
Greg Westrich
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"The northwestern part of Baxter State Park is characterized by isolated, low mountains. Burnt Mountain is the only trailed one. After a steady but not difficult climb, you have a spectacular view to the south and east from a rocky clearing near the summit." Read more

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Trail Information

Baxter State Park
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Baxter State Park
DeLorme’s The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 50; Nesowadnehunk Lake; Baxter State Park.
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Dec 2018