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Pretty as a winter walk. Shoulder of road is the plowed, so year-round parking. Be aware the bridge to the second half of the figure-eight is removed in winter so you can only do the small loop.

wandern
schnee
12 days ago

We parked at the Manson Street school because gates are closed in the winter and followed the snowmobile trail across the bridge to the railroad tracks and back down to the fields.

Short loop trail to walk my dog. Seen few people. Nice woodland atmosphere. I have paddled the pond for years. I have harvested wild rice and duck potatoes in the fall as well. I enjoy the area very much.

Great easy walk. I took my dog and we ambled along comfortably. Overcast and windy but beautiful. Temperature in the high 30’s low 40’s. Saw just a few other people. Ahhh the beauty of Acadia off season! Highly recommend. Walk around eagle lake but really mostly out of sight until the last mile.

wandern
eisig
schnee
1 month ago

wandern
eisig
Gebühren
überflutet
1 month ago

Had a great time with the dogs. A few places were washed out, but completely passable. I stayed dry the whole time.

fahren mit aussicht
1 month ago

Baxter Park here! Wanted to share some advice since the description of this drive is not very accurate. First of all, the road that goes between the North and South gate of Baxter State Park is called the Tote Road. The Tote Road is narrow, windy and contains pot holes. We ask all drivers to adhere to the strict 20 mph speed limit for your safety and the safety of our wildlife. Please note that the description posted here says that dogs on leash are allowed which is not true. Pets are not allowed in the Park (no, not even if you promise to keep Fido in the car the whole time). There is no cell phone service, gas stations, gift shops etc. along the road. It takes 2 hours to drive the full length. The road is open to snow sledding, skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. The Tote Road was not designed as a scenic drive and you will not get overlooks with sweeping views of Katahdin. It is a road that gives visitors access to our many trail heads. We hope that visitors will take the time to get out of their car and enjoy the sights from a trail! (Giving our road 4 stars because it is beautiful but the description posted here is highly inaccurate.)

wandern
schnee
2 months ago

phone died halfway through recording, but trail was easy and primarily flat.

I’m very glad we didn’t just do this hike for the ice caves. They were neat in that you had to climb down using rungs and a rope and it was nice and cool in the cave in July, but it was very small. Don’t be expecting to explore some caves. We stayed overnight at the lake and even swam, which made the hike very fun.

trail flooded along river. beautiful hike. kid friendly.

wandern
schlammig
steinig
2 months ago

Trail was muddy and wet, but it had been raining allot. Very clearly marked, I did some trail jogging at parts. Great view of the lake on the back side of the trail. I did the purple trail and took the road back to my jeep. had a nice time out with my dog.

Nice wide trail with great views of Eagle Lake and a lot of other hiking trails off of it for more options. Also a great biking option!

wandern
abseits des Weges
schlammig
überwachsen
2 months ago

nice hike. trails are not well maintained. bridges were stable enough but moss covered and some were tilted. parts of trail were flooded from recent rain storm. trail follows river.

My bad, I missed the trail and thought the road would go to the tip... wrong! We then walked the shore for about 83 miles to find an access trail. The shore was nice but got monotonous fast. The same could be said for the main trail. It was an okay walk, but I don't see myself returning.

Very enjoyable trail BUT the ice cave was a big let down. The trail was very well marked and great directions made it easy to find.

wandern
schlammig
3 months ago

Good little loop! Walking trail is fairly well groomed and marked. great place to bring the door kids! The actual trail is only 1.2 miles. You can continue out of the preserve for the extra 0.7 miles.

paddel-sportarten
abseits des Weges
3 months ago

wandern
3 months ago

Love this place it’s one of my kids favorites.Theres a fort and trail on top of the hill behind this fort as well

Very challenging but also rewarding hike. I went the opposite way and took Helon Taylor to Knife Edge to Saddle before taking Northwest Basin and Russell Pond because I wanted to summit Baxter Peak with fresher legs. I also took Russell Pond the whole way back to Roaring Brook instead of Wassataquoik for a portion. The trails offer a variety of settings from windblown rocky peaks to enchanted forrest-like moss covered rocks and downed trees to a picture perfect calm lake with a soaring mountain behind to babbling (and roaring at times) brooks with mini-waterfalls around every corner. Once the Northwest Basin Trail leaves the Hamilin Ridge Trail, you can see it is one that not too many traverse. Despite this, above the tree line the blazes and cairns are easy to spot. Near where the trail hits the first of two major descents the trail converges with a downhill stream. If it hadn't rained the day before, it would likely just be wet and slippery with leaves and moss. It is extremely slippery for about a half mile. When the trail starts to level off, you find yourself at Davis Pond. This is an excellent place to take a picture as you are looking straight up the side of a mountain - but don't stay in one spot too long as the bugs will come get you. The trail makes a sharp turn to the left and slightly uphill where you will travel on beams of wood off and on until you get to Lake Cowles. This was a tricky part as the trail seems to end, but really it was submerged. Perhaps it was because of the rain, but I would expect that normally, at a minimum you will have to do some rock hoping. However, you might want to prepare to trek through the water directly across the lake to get back on the trail. Shortly after the lake crossing, you start the second major descent, although this one is little easier because the water flow runs parallel instead of in sync with the trail for more of the descent. When the grade decreases again you'll travel go about a mile until your next water crossing. This is another tricky area where I had trouble locating the trail and/or blazes. If I remember correctly, I crossed the stream from one bank to another three times over maybe 30 yards. It required some rock hopping and I also ended up going in the water. After the water crossing, the trail runs somewhat parallel to the Wassataquoik Stream. The trail has many marshy and stream-like sections as well as several smaller stream crossings. Around a half mile out from Russell Pound and after you have passed the intersection with the North Peaks Trail, you will cross the entrance to a pond (more rock hoping or wading). Overall, this section of the trail is pretty easy going as long as you don't mind getting wet and the marsh. Russell Pond Trail is a pretty consistent undulating trail. There were numerous stream crossings with three of them being what I would consider major. Going south, the first two happen within a mile of each other. I assume the water level was higher than normal and swifter than normal due to the rain and may be traversed by rock hoping normally, but when I crossed, I got in the water, leaning into the current and choose my steps carefully. The water got down to 2.5 ft deep where it was easiest to cross and some sections were swift enough that a misstep would take you downstream in a hurry. Be prepared to get wet if you take this trail. Also, the water is very cold. I appreciated it, but it is worth mentioning that my feet were numb for a while after. Before getting to the end of of Russell Pond, there is an excellent place to take a picture of Katahdin, reflecting on Whidden Pond. The challenge/reward aspect of the trails (Northwest and Russell) is incredible, the beauty is spectacular, but that there several instances where it isn't very clear where the trail comes out on the other side of a water crossing and on some sections of the Northwest Basin trail where the blazes were a little hard to find, makes it a four star.

Mountainbiking
3 months ago

If you go counterclockwise there are a few big hills. It’s easier the other way. The trail is nice and wide but there is one section with the pond view. So if you’re looking for scenic, it’s not here.

Short jaunt to just ice caves - lots of rocks but manageable by 7 yr old. Very populated today. Scenic view worth the extra .1 up.

wandern
schlammig
4 months ago

trail is not very wide and is wet due to dirt bikes

wandern
4 months ago

Love this! Hike directly on the beach! Very nice place!

wandern
scrambling
steinig
4 months ago

The current description of this trail is misleading. The Eagle Lake Trail is NOT the Eagle Lake Carriage road loop around Eagle Lake. The Eagle Lake Trial is a 1.8 mile trail that comes off the carriage road at the Bubble trail that heads up to Conners Nubble. The proper Eagle Lake Trail while appearing to be an easy trail I would submit is a moderately challenging trail. It is an intense bouldering experience. While to ANP trial map does not suggest any significant elevation gain - do not be fooled. This trail is almost 2 miles of boulder and at times challenging bouldering. I would strongly caution against bringing children or dogs on this trail. I have hiked most if Acadia with my dogs - labs, Golden Retriever and Great Dane - and this was the one time that I was regretting not stopping and getting off this trail.

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