Roaring Brook Campground

Baxter State Park, Maine

Elevation Gain10ft
Trailhead Elevation1,486ft
Elevation Min/Max1480/1488ft
Elevation Start/End1486/1486ft

Roaring Brook Campground

Roaring Brook Campground is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 282 feet long and begins at 1,486 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 10 feet. Near the trailhead there are restroom, camp sites, parking, a picnic site, and a ranger station. This trail connects with the following: Russell Pond Trail.

Roaring Brook Campground Professional Review and Guide

"Roaring Brook Nature Trail is a short loop through the woods across Roaring Brook from the campground. The trail skirts the edge of a good-sized raised peat bog. You can ?nd pitcher plants and sundews growing in the sphagnum moss. From two bog board viewpoints, you have ?ne views of South Turner Mountain and Katahdin.

From high on Baxter’s many mountains, you can look out across the forested country and see ponds, streams, and treeless areas that shine emerald green in the sunlight. These green areas are raised peat bogs. You could walk past one on a trail—a 100 feet through the woods—and never know it. Roaring Brook Nature Trail visits one."

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Trail Information

Baxter State Park
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Baxter State Park
DeLorme’s The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 51; Katahdin Lake; Baxter State Park.
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Aug 2018