Lily Pad Pond Trail

Baxter State Park, Maine

Elevation Gain91ft
Trailhead Elevation1,057ft
Elevation Min/Max1052/1098ft
Elevation Start/End1057/1057ft

Lily Pad Pond Trail

Lily Pad Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,057 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 91 feet. This trail connects with the following: Sentinel Mountain Trail.

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Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park (Falcon Guides)
Greg Westrich
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"Lily Pad Pond rests against the ?ank of Sentinel Mountain. From the small, shallow pond, you have spectacular views of the mountains from Moose Mountain to Katahdin. Beaver Brook and Lily Pad Pond offer good wildlife viewing. Windy Pitch Pond Trail begins on the south shore of Lily Pad Pond. Lily Pad Pond is little more than a wide spot in Beaver Brook just before it empties into Nesowadnehunk Stream. The pond is ringed by marsh, densely packed laurel and cranberry bushes with the occasional spruce or larch standing like sentries. Alders grow as close as they dare, creeping in from along Nesowadnehunk Stream. It’s a pretty spot where you might see moose or ducks. To the west, rises the rounded hump of Sentinel Mountain—its crown showing bald spots here and there." 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; Doubletop Mountain; Baxter State Park.
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Dec 2018