Russell Pond Trail

Baxter State Park, Maine 04765

Elevation Gain1,206ft
Trailhead Elevation1,340ft
Elevation Min/Max1295/1712ft
Elevation Start/End1340/1340ft

Russell Pond Trail

Russell Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Baxter State Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 1,340 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,206 feet. The Russell Pond Campground camp site can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Wassataquoik Stream Trail, Wassataquoik Lake Trail, Pogy Notch Trail, Northwest Basin Trail, Roaring Brook Nature Trail, Whidden Pond Trail and Roaring Brook Campground.

Russell Pond Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Russell Pond is a backcountry campground in the Wassataquoik Valley in the center of Baxter State Park. The hike to Russell Pond is relatively ?at, but interesting.

From Russell Pond, you can day hike to Wassataquoik Lake, Deep Pond, Caverly Lookout (the only climb on this four day trip), Grand Falls, Ledge Falls, and Russell Pond itself."

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Trail Information

Baxter State Park
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Baxter State Park
Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Lake, Wassataquoik Lake, and The Traveler; Baxter State Park.
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Jul 2018