Rum Pond Trail

Baxter State Park, Maine

Distance1.9mi
Elevation Gain463ft
Trailhead Elevation653ft
Top715ft
Elevation Min/Max624/715ft
Elevation Start/End653/653ft

Rum Pond Trail

Rum Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 463 feet. The Rum Pond Trail Registration information guidepost is near the trailhead.

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Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park (Falcon Guides)
Greg Westrich
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"The Rum Pond Trail passes low across the shoulder of Abol Mountain through a beautiful and varied evergreen forest. The hike visits Rum and Caverly Ponds. From the south shore of Caverly Pond, you have a fine view of Katahdin."

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Trail Information

Baxter State Park
Nearby City
Baxter State Park
Parks
DeLorme’s The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map; Abol Pond.
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