Debsconeag Ice Caves Trail

Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Area, Maine

Elevation Gain338ft
Trailhead Elevation561ft
Elevation Min/Max561/730ft
Elevation Start/End561/561ft

Debsconeag Ice Caves Trail

Debsconeag Ice Caves Trail is a hiking trail in Piscataquis County, Maine. It is within Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 561 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 338 feet. The Ice Caves Parking is near the trailhead. The trail ends near the Debsconeag Ice Caves entrance and the Scenic Outlook viewpoint. This trail connects with the following: Its 85/86, Scenic Outlook Trail and 1st Debsconeag Lake Trail.

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"The relatively flat hike to the Debsconeag Ice Caves passes through a mature evergreen forest full of huge boulders. The hike would be worth doing even without the ice caves at its end.

The trail splits at the end, leading to a rocky overlook of First Debsconeag Lake, the ice caves, and a steep descent to the lakeshore. Be sure to bring a flashlight to explore the boulders for caves; many have ice in them year-round."

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Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Area
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Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Area
Nahmakanta Public Reserved Land
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