Royce Trail is a 8.2 mile out and back trail located near Bethel, ME that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and backpacking.
Well, have done the East Royce portion of this trail from Rt.113 at the top of Evans Notch - a few times - and it's a great hike: short enough for young kids, waterfall, stream, lots of forest changes, open summit with good views. And! It's quiet....