Summer Saturday Hikes in the Wildlands

Posted June 23, 2014, at 12:23 p.m.

Saturday, July 5, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, Route 1 & 176, Orland, Maine

For more information: 207 667-1293; greatpondtrust.org

Enjoy a guided hike in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands every Saturday thru September, starting July 5. Most hikes will leave from the Wildlands’ South Gate (Rte. 1 near Rte. 176) at 10 am; the Great Pond Mtn. hike will leave from Craig Brook Nat’l Fish Hatchery at 8:30 am. Longer hikes (4+ miles) will alternate weekly with short hikes (2 miles). July 5, hike the Esker Path; July 12, hike Great Pond Mountain the long way, via the Dead River Trail; July 19, hike to Hothole Pond; July 28, enjoy the view from Flag Hill. A great way to explore Wildlands trails! Want to get a Wildlands trail map? Full-color 18×20” maps with trail descriptions are now available for sale at BookStacks in Bucksport, Cadillac Mountain Sports in Ellsworth, or from the GPMCT office, Lower Main Street in Bucksport.

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