Outbound Collective logo

The Best Hiking in Franklin

Looking for the best hiking in Franklin? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Franklin. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Franklin

  • Franklin, Maine

    Schoodic Mountain

    2.49 mi / 928 ft gain
    Schoodic Mountain is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Sullivan, Maine.
    Read more
  • Franklin, Maine

    Caribou Mountain

    8.57 mi / 2218 ft gain
    Caribou Mountain is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Franklin, Maine.
    Read more
  • Franklin, Maine

    Tunk Mountain Ridge Trail

    3.19 mi / 869 ft gain
    Tunk Mountain Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Cherryfield, Maine.
    Read more
  • Franklin, Maine

    Tilden Pond Trail

    3.19 mi / 184 ft gain
    Tilden Pond Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sullivan, Maine.
    Read more
  • Hancock County, Maine

    Jones Cove Trail

    0.52 mi / 49 ft gain
    Jones Cove Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Gouldsboro, Maine.
    Read more
  • Hancock County, Maine

    Flanders Bay Trail

    0.78 mi / 167 ft gain
    Flanders Bay Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Gouldsboro, Maine.
    Read more
  • Ellsworth, Maine

    Woodlawn Park Loop

    2.4 mi / 148 ft gain
    Woodlawn Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Ellsworth, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Witch Hold Pond, Eagle Lake and Around Mountain Carriage Road

    26.68 mi / 3593 ft gain
    Witch Hold Pond, Eagle Lake and Around Mountain Carriage Road is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Witch Hole Pond Carriage Trail

    7.44 mi / 807 ft gain
    Witch Hole Pond Carriage Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Duck Brook Trail

    2.05 mi / 305 ft gain
    Duck Brook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Hike the Bar Island Trail in Acadia NP

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 160 ft gain
    The Bar Island Trail is something I was a little hesitant to do at first, mainly because of my tendency to wander and take a lot longer on a trail than I anticipate. This trail is unique in that you can only access it and Bar Island at low tide by foot (crossing the sand bar) or if you have 4 whe...
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Walk the Bar Harbor Shore Path

    4.0
    1.21 mi / 30 ft gain
    The Bar Harbor shore path is a simple walking trail that runs along the eastern shore of Mt. Desert Island. There's little to no elevation change since it's on the water's edge, but the views of this picturesque harbor are always worthwhile.  Despite being a mellow walk, this is something you re...
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Acadia Carriage Road from Bar Harbor to Jordan Pond

    25.72 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Acadia Carriage Road from Bar Harbor to Jordan Pond is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more
  • Surry, Maine

    Patten Stream Trail

    1.64 mi / 112 ft gain
    Patten Stream Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Surry, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Cadillac North Ridge Trail to South Ridge Trail

    6.14 mi / 1250 ft gain
    Cadillac North Ridge Trail to South Ridge Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more
  • Bar Harbor, Maine

    Cadillac North Ridge Trail to Cadillac South Ridge Trail

    5.34 mi / 1194 ft gain
    Cadillac North Ridge Trail to Cadillac South Ridge Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bar Harbor, Maine.
    Read more