A moderately difficult 3.7 mile RT hike in Baxter State Park in Maine

Statistics

2 - 3

hrs

496

m

490

m

20

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

The trail head for this 3.7 mile RT hike in Baxter State Park is located at the Roaring Brook Campground.

The hike begins with a nice walk through the woods with several view points of Sandy Stream Pond, then you pick up elevation as you ascend the mountain.

The last part of the hike is boulder scrambling above tree line to reach the peak of South Turner Mountain.

Excellent views of the surrounding mountains.

For more info about this hike, please visit my blog: <a href="http://www.ericsturgeon.com/blog/south-turner-mountain-hike-baxter-state-park-maine/">South Turner Mountain Trail Guide - Eric's Maine Life</a>