Top Adventures in Millinocket

  • Backpack to Katahdin Lake

    This hike is located in Baxter. Maine residents gain free admission into the park; non-residents must purchase a day pass ($14 per vehicle) or season pass ($39 per vehicle). After entering the park at Togue Pond Gate of Baxter State Park, bear rig...

    6.6 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike the Abol Trail to Mt. Katahdin

    The trailhead starts from the Abol Campground inside of Baxter State Park. I would highly recommend staying the night before so that you can get an early start on the hike as it can be an all day affair.   For the first 1.4 miles you meander along...

    7.2 miles 3960 ft gain

  • Backpack to Russell Pond, Davis Pond, Baxter Peak, and the Knife Edge

    Day #1 This Backpacking trip starts at the Roaring Brook campground on the east side of Baxter SP. Immediately after entering the park through the Togue Gate, take the first right towards Roaring Brook CG. Register with the Ranger there and begin...

    20 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Katahdin via Chimney Pond and Saddle Trails

    Hiking Katahdin is extremely rewarding and worthwhile. Not only are you welcomed with an incredible view at the summit, but if you hike it later in the year you can have the chance to talk with those finishing their 2,000 mile journey on the Appal...

    11 miles 2353 ft gain

  • Summit Mt. Katahdin via the Knife Edge Trail

    Started the hike at Roaring Brook Campground and followed the Chimney Pond Trail for 3.3 miles one-way (Elevation gain 1,425 ft). Upon reaching the Chimney Pond Campground, we re-watered and started up Dudley Trail for a short, but steep 1.3 miles...

    11.2 miles 5267 ft gain

  • Summit Mt. Katahdin via the Hunt Trail

    Let me start off by saying, this is not an easy hike by any means. Only attempt this if you are an experienced hiker. The route has over 5,000 ft elevation gain in a little over 5 miles. You start off your hike in the Katahdin Stream Campground pa...

    10.4 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Hike to Rocky Pond

    Anytime you're visiting Baxter State Park it is worth making a quick stop at Kidney Pond Campground and hike the Rocky Pond Trail. From the park's South Gate, Kidney Pond is about an hours drive along the Park Tote Road heading Northwest. Once on ...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Grand Canyon of Maine (Gulf Hagas)

    Find the trailhead by turning left at the Brownville junction and then turning left onto Katahdin Ironworks Rd. This is a well maintained dirt road (had no trouble getting down it with a Corolla). There is a checkpoint where you need to pay a day ...

    8.6 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike Borestone Mountain

    Important notes about this hike: REQUIRES A FEE: $6 per adult, $3 per student - they don't collect the fee until you get to the visitor center about a mile in, so don't get caught like I did without cash!Does NOT allow dogs.  Drive towards the Aud...

    3.6 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Mount Chase, Maine

      Katahdin Woods And Waters

      A nature lover’s paradise! Nestled in the wilderness of northern Maine, this beautiful campsite can be your base camp while you traverse some of the best trails the northeast has to offer. Located ...

      From $70/night

    • Merrill, Maine

      Atv Katahdin Moose Kamp

      You will not find a more quiet retreat. Our camp is tucked away on an ATV trail in Northern Maine, secluded and surrounded by nature. There is an ATV rental nearby so campers can explore the trails...

      From $109/night

    • Merrill, Maine

      Atv Moose Kamp Lite Back Country

      42 secluded wooded acres. Our back country site includes a fire pit, a picnic table and storage cabinet, and plenty of room to set up your tents. We allow up to 4 people to camp at our back country...

      From $40/night

    • ELLIOTTSVILLE Township, Maine

      Naughty Pines

      Come to where the pavement ends and the wilderness begins! Enjoy picturesque cascades a short walk from camp, or spot a moose while day hiking the Appalachian Trail or Borestone Mountain. Nearby Mo...

      From $120/night

    • Lakeville, Maine

      Backdraft

      Cabins have heat, electricity, temperature-adjustable hot water heaters, and are fully furnished. Kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, gas stoves, coffee makers, and all necessary cookware, pl...

      From $249/night

    • Lakeville, Maine

      Bullseye

      Cabins have heat, electricity, temperature-adjustable hot water heaters, and are fully furnished. Kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, gas stoves, coffee makers, and all necessary cookware, pl...

      From $249/night

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