Bickford Brook Trail to Speckled Mountain is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Stow, Maine that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
A nice trail that gives you a chance to see the Bickford Slides on the way to the summit. It's always nice to spend time on top of this peak with views of Old Speck, the Mahoosics and Carter Ranges. This trail is the old access road to the fire tower (now removed) on Speckled Mtn. It has an almost constant grade from trailhead to summit and is easy to follow.
Even with the rain the day before it was not slippery. I did a loop up bicknell brook trail, summitted Speckled mountain, then descended by the blueberry ridge trail. Very fun!
A nice even grade to the summit of Speckled Mtn. Make sure to take the side loop and check out the Bickford slides waterfalls. The trail is fairly wide and easy to follow. Part of the trail goes thru the Caribou- Speckled Mtn Preserve so some special regulations apply.