Royce Trail

HARD 2 reviews

Royce Trail is a 8.2 mile out and back trail located near Bethel, Maine that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and backpacking.

8.2 miles
2919 feet
Out & Back




  • Burnt Mill Brook Junction
    Burnt Mill Brook Junction meets up with Royce Trail
    44.30676, -71.01211
  • Fifth Crossing
    Final water crossing
    44.28569, -71.00474
  • Fourth crossing
    Another water crossing
    44.28471, -71.00473
  • Heading UP
    No more easy trail. Almost all up hill from here
    44.28741, -71.00463
  • Parking Lot
    Parking lot at Brickett Place
    44.26730, -71.00364
  • Royce and Laughing Lion Junc
    Laughing Lion Trail meets up with Royce Trail
    44.30080, -71.00714
  • Royce Connecter
    Connecting trail to East Royce Trail and East Royce Mountain
    44.30279, -71.00530
  • Second Crossing
    Another crossing
    44.27680, -71.00315
  • Third Crossing
    Third water crossing
    44.28301, -71.00403
  • Trail head
    Trail head for Royce Trail
    44.26771, -71.00439
  • Trail to Mad River Falls
    Small spur trail to Mad River Falls
    44.28801, -71.00537
  • Water crossing
    First of many water crossing
    44.27079, -71.00628
  • West Royce Mountain
    Peak of West Royce Mountain
    44.30226, -71.01816
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Monday, September 17, 2012

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....