Russell Pond is a 14.2 mile out and back trail located near Millinocket, Maine. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking.
This is an excellent backpacking trip. This is about 7.5 miles in to Russell Pond from Roaring Brook Campground. Its is a moderate hike with at least one stream crossing. June 2013 we had for steam crossings sure to washed out backcountry bridges. Awesome scenery and plenty of picture taking opportunities for wildlife.
Take a fly rod to catch some brook trout. You won't catch them on anything other than a fly.
Reservations required as there are limited leantos and tent sites.