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Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Township D
Difficulty Strenuous
Length14.0 miles, Loop

This loop hike leaves ME Route 17 on the Appalachian Trail southbound to cross an old railroad grade and hike along the Bemis Ridgeline before joining a side trail that swings down into a valley and follow Bemis Stream back to the road.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Amherst
Difficulty Moderate
Length1.2 miles, One Way

Located within easy striking distance from Bangor, Brewer and Ellsworth, the Bald Bluff Trail at the Amherst Mountains Community Forest is a relatively short trail with two scenic viewpoints and a quiet, remote feel.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Amherst
Difficulty Moderate
Length3.3 miles, Network

Located within easy striking distance from Bangor, Brewer, and Ellsworth, the Partridge and Ducktail Ponds Trails provide access to remote feeling ponds and primitive camping, and a nearby day-use area.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Bar Harbor
Difficulty Moderate
Length3.5 miles, Network

The Gorham Mountain and Ocean Path Loop features coastal mountains and rocky coastline with panoramic views of Mount Desert Island, Frenchman Bay, and the outer islands.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Mount Desert
Difficulty Moderate
Length3.3 miles, Loop

The trail follows the shore of Jordan Pond providing iconic views of steep, glacially sculpted mountains and the glacially carved valley that is now Jordan Pond. The trail is rugged in some sections. Good footwear is recommended.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Mount Desert
Difficulty Advanced
Length3.2 miles, Loop

The Norumbega Loop Trail features a steep hike up to the summit of Norumbega Mountain, then a gradual descent down to picturesque Lower Hadlock Pond. A hike along the shore of the pond leads to a connector to return to the trailhead.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Southwest Harbor
Difficulty Advanced
Length2.7 miles, Network

The Perpendicular Razorback Loop features a steep hike up a historic trail to the summit of Mansell Mountain. This loop is on the west side or "quiet side" of the island so offers a hike with the potential for more solitude.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Newcastle
Difficulty Moderate
Length2.6 miles, Network

Though the initial hill climb is quite steep, once on top, the Baker Forest Preserve with its system of old logging roads, lends itself to skiing, leisurely walking, and nature observation.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Bar Harbor
Difficulty Easy
Length1.9 miles, Round Trip

This gravel sand bar to Bar Island is open for about 3 hours during low tide. Once on the island, another mile of trail leads to the highest point on the island for a nice view back at the village of Bar Harbor and Frenchman Bay.

Trail Activity Hiking/Walking
Location Southwest Harbor
Difficulty Advanced
Length2.1 miles, Loop

This hike traverses a forested valley before ascending Beech Mountain, where there is a fire tower and views of Long Pond, the western side of Mount Desert Island, the ocean and outlying islands.