Bald Rock Mountain Trail

EASY 82 reviews
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Bald Rock Mountain Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lincolnville, Maine that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.0 miles
813 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



32 minutes ago

This should be rated as MODERATE

Technical and steep in spots. Some of our group really struggled.

The views are so worth it and it’s an awesome hike! Not super challenging, but definitely not an EASY..

6 days ago

The views are about as good as it gets in Maine!!

14 days ago

Like Maiden Cliff, another great Camden area hike that isn't difficult and suitable for all experience levels! Beautiful view of the ocean from the top.

trail running
3 months ago

One of the best views in Maine! The last half mile is a pretty good hike uphill. The snow isn’t packed down in all the areas. Hiked up with my running shoes and spikes - worked fine enough! First part of the trail is as wide as a road and perfect for cross country skiing.

4 months ago

Pretty easy hike, dirt road out to trail is pure ice this time of year

7 months ago

great views at summit

8 months ago

Best view of Penobscot Bay

9 months ago

Loved it. Great trail, beautiful summit views.

9 months ago

Easy hike. The trail was well marked. The view at the top was amazing. We had packed a lunch and enjoyed that once we reached the summit.

9 months ago

Fantastic reward for a fairly easy and short hike.

10 months ago

Good easy hike. We did not loop, nor lollipop. It was an out and back for us. Felt like 3.5 - 4 miles. Unsure of true distance. Great views. Only thing we didn't love was the double track (triple track, really) for beginning of hike. Once it branches off to single track 1/2 mile from the summit, it felt like a true hike.

10 months ago

Gorgeous trail and spectacular views at the top.

10 months ago

Pretty easy. Nice hike.

11 months ago

11 months ago

Note that as of 2017 the Google Maps driving instructions are wrong (have been for over a year). The trail head is at the intersection of Youngtown Rd and Rt 173 (Beach Rd), NOT Deantown Rd. as listed by Google.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Beautiful at the top!

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Used to live fifteen minutes from this trail and used to walk it all the time, just recently visited the area again and wanted to hike this trail. This is a pretty moderate trail with about a third of it on a nice dirt road running through the Camden hills. The view at the top is very panoramic allowing you to see for miles. The front view from the summit has a perfect overlook of most of Penobscot Bay and all the islands (specifically Islesboro) therein. Off to the left you can see most of Camden harbor and the lovely yachts that are out in the harbor, looking right will allow you to see Northport, Belfast and Searsport areas. Highly suggest hiking this trail, you will not be disappointed.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Have been a bunch of times, and would suggest making it an overnight trip. Staying in the lower lean-to at night, as it has less traffic. Then in the mornig taking the 2 min hike to the top to see the sunrise.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Went on 5.7.2017. Made it to the top as the fog bank cleared. Beautiful views. Children friendly.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The view was breathtaking!! Definitely worth the hike, we plan on doing it again soon!!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Went last week and loved it! There was snow in many areas and other areas were muddy and slippery but the view was spectacular. We could see Mt Washington from one point and then also the ocean. We ate lunch at the top and couldn't have been happier. Good mix of sunshine and shade. Took our pup along, no problem. Well marked trail and a small parking lot. Our first hike in Maine! Great hike!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Beautiful sunny day with temps in the twenties. Two inches of snow at the base, with four to six at the top. Nice leisurely hike on the woods road, then a good workout the last, good, half mile. Amazing views!!!!!!!!!!! Can't beat them! Saw several people on the woods road, but none on the side trail to the summit. Our two dogs that loved it as well.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

nice trail with some great views when getting near the top. the trails are nicely marked.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Very nice view. The walk up from the lower entrance had some areas that were a bit challenging, but not difficult. The decent was easier.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

the view was amazing and well worth the hour drive for me!!!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

nice hiking trail. some rocky grades. bring a walking stick.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

amazing view

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Fair hike. Nothing to write home about. Also noted as "Frohac Mountain," but not truly a "mountain."

Thursday, April 28, 2016

There are two ways to get to Bald Rock. One is through the Bald Rock trail which is a medium level difficulty hike with some steep ascent. You can also reach it by using the Frohock trail which has a more gradual slope.
The view of Linconville and Northport is wonderful. A great hike if you want to reach a scenic view.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

It was a nice little hike, and a great place to go and have lunch with a view!

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